17 Sep 2018

Full-Time Senior Communications Officer

Amani Centre for Street Children (Amani Children’s Home) – Posted by meindertschaapKilimanjaro Region, Tanzania

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Job Description

Amani Centre for Street Children is one of the largest and best-regarded organizations for street children in East-Africa, currently working with around 750 children and youth, and growing. We have centres in Moshi, Arusha, and Singida, where we offer safe shelter to rescued children, counselling, and fast-track, specialized education, and from where we reunite children with families throughout Tanzania. See: www.AmaniKids.org

For our headquarters in Moshi-Kilimanjaro, at the Amani Children’s Home,
we are looking for a

*** Senior Communications Officer ***

to join our Fundraising and Communications Team

Take the test below, to see whether you should apply!

* Do you love writing, and have great skills in writing: both formal (reports, grant applications) and informal (social media, newsletters, and hundreds of emails)? YES NO
* Are you able to pump out great written pieces with lightning speed? YES NO
* Would sitting behind your laptop for 6-7 hours a day, many days a week, drive you mad? YES NO
* Are you a gregarious individual, who loves connecting with people, both in person and online? YES NO
* Is your written English flawless? YES NO
* Can you consistently be ‘fast’ (speed, work against deadlines) and ‘fabulous’ (delivering with great quality)? YES NO
* Do you know how to translate conversations and relationships into (big) money for Amani? (note: you will need to play a big role in helping to raise more than US$ 750,000 per year) YES NO
* Would you love working in a place where there are always 60+ children around (the Amani Children’s Home in Moshi)? YES NO
* Do you know how to get Amani featured in a broad variety of Tanzanian media? YES NO
* Are you able to stay on top of a ‘crazy workload’, with joy and enthusiasm, as a powerful, independent, and exceptionally well-organized self-starter? Are you able to ‘keep numerous balls in the air’ (manage many responsibility areas)? YES NO
* Do you have the bold courage to keep pressuring a way-too-busy Executive Director to make time to work with you? YES NO
* Are you okay to work an average of 45 hours per week, including some time on weekends? YES NO
* Will you be happy with a salary of Tshs 2 to 3 million per month (approx. US$ 875 to US$ 1,325 per month, plus some benefits), depending on proven track record / qualifications / experience? YES NO
* Can you commit for (at least) two years? YES NO

How to Apply

If you think you passed the test, and wish to apply:

Please write, in English, to: careers@amanikids.org before end-of-day of Sunday 17 September, and include:
• Your up-to-date CV / Resume; and
• A detailed letter of motivation (300-500 words only).

Applications to be sent per e-mail only, with attachments.

Job Categories: International Development. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: children, communications, fundraising, Marketing, media, and moshi.

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