Regional Media Manager

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Company:Save the Children International.
Category:Accounting & Auditing
Job Type:Contract
Location:Athi River

Job details

Qualifications and experience
  • Atleast five years’ experience as a journalist in a credible news organisation ORequivalent experience as a Media & Communications Manager in an international humanitarian or development agency, and experience of dealing inthe international media environment
  • Significant experience of working overseas/regionally in humanitarian programmes
  • Experience of leading media activities in a challenging environment
  • Fluentin English, other languages desirable
  • Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills producing materials for awide range of different audiences including donors, journalists and the‘general public’
  • Experience of effective spokes personing across a range of media
  • Experience designing and implementing trainings in communications and media skills
  • Excellent writing skills, and the ability to produce compelling media products such aspress releases, key messages/speaking points and Q&As
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality photography and video materials
  • Familiarity with digital production workflows
  • Knowledge of photography and video editing software
  • Ability to digest complex information, quickly, and express this crisply and clearly
  • Thorough understanding of the various political and cultural contexts surrounding ofemergency responses and international development programming in East andSouthern Africa
  • Excellent relationship building skills in order to work for limited periods withinprogrammes under pressure of running emergency responses
  • Aninitiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage andprioritise an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with limitedsupport
  • Experience of delivering training, presentations and other capacity building activities tovaried audiences, ideally within a country programme.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in Microsoft Word, as well as Adobe Creative Suitesoftware
  • Excellent understanding of media and campaigning activities
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating indifficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances
  • Commitmentto the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a goodunderstanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus, and an abilityto ensure this continues to underpin our support
  • Prior experience working in humanitarian contexts
  • Multi-media content development;

Experienceof delivering training, presentations and other capacity building activities tovaried audience

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