Communications Associate

  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly

Job Description

he Communications Associate will work with the Malawi Country Director and our Vice President of Advancement (based in USA) in a story-gathering role that will serve to promote LN’s work in Malawi and across Sub-Saharan Africa. This is a vital expansion of our capacity to communicate internationally as well as nationally with stakeholders across a variety of platforms. We are looking for a motivated, creative individual who has an interest in communication, photography, and storytelling.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities with our HQ fundraising and communications team.
  • Perform site visits to interact with our partners and team members in the field.
  • Supervise local storytelling and implement a qualitative data collection process for LN.
  • Gather patient stories through in-person interviews at partner health facilities.
  • Gather health worker stories through in-person interviews at partner health facilities.
  • Photograph health facility partners, health workers, and patients in partner health facilities.
  • Produce video of patient and health worker stories.
  • Supervise the production and delivery of key partnership communications to local stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree or certification in a related field such as communications, writing, design, or production*
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills, with experience telling compelling stories through reports and other materials for external audiences*
  • At least one year of professional experience in a related field (multimedia, production, writing, etc.)*
  • Experience or familiarity with public/global health
  • Master’s degree in communications, public health, or a related field
  • researExperience or familiarity with church institutions
  • Experience with photography, photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign), videography, and/or video editing software
  • Experience collecting stories through surveys, interviews, or other means
  • An excitement for analyzing complex organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others to implement, preferably in a low-resource environment
  • Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
  • Organizational skills, ability to coordinate activities across various departments and ability to prioritize
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Ability to function well in a diverse, cross-cultural work environment
  • Interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills

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