Communication Officer-Christian Aid Malawi

  • Christian AID Malawi
  • Contract
  • 4 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

The Communication Officer will  assist Christian Aid Malawi in developing of the communications strategy and implementing of the communications plans and campaigns designed to raise visibility, awareness and understanding of Christian Aid Malawi programs in Malawi. A key purpose of the role is to promote the Christian Aid Malawi work showcase the impact of our advocacy campaigns, as well as support income generation through the provision of consistent and compelling communications messaging and to build positive brand awareness among media, public and supporters

About you

The role will involve working closely with all staff members within Christian Aid Malawi staff and work  with external suppliers such as, media houses, radio stations, communications officers of INGOs, suppliers, design agencies and printers. Develop and build relationships with the media including faith media.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Building Partnerships:

Tell us a time when you identified fundamental conflicts and agreement in a work group and took action to redirect its energy towards common goal?

  • What was the context? What were the disagreements and what caused them?
  • What was your role?
  • What actions did you take? Why?
  • What were the results? How successful were you?

Communicate Effectively:

Tell us a time about when you had to apply a range of negotiating and influencing skills to secure agreement with a diverse group of people or stakeholders where there was a little common ground?

  • What was the situation? What was the particular challenge? Why were advanced skills needed?
  • What was your specific role? What strategies did you employ? Why? How effective were they?
  • What were the results ? Did you secure agreement? If so what was the  critical factor?

Realise Potential:

Please describe a situation  where you acted as a role model for managing and developing other people?

  • what was  the context? What  behaviors did you model?
  • what was your task?  What were  responsibilities to others?
  • what action(s) did you take ?  Why those actions?
  • What was the impact of your behavior ?  Did you achieve what you set out to achieve?
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