Thursday, December 11, 2008

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) Employment Opportunities

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) a National grassroots Women's Organization seeks to recruit Public Relations Officer and Project Officer to be based in Nairobi, Head office.

1. Function title: - Public Relations Officer
Public Relations Officer will plan, develop, put into place and evaluate information and communication strategies that present the organization to the public, members, donors etc. He/She will also promote good information flows within the organization.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-

  • Implement critical areas of the organization's Public Relations.
  • Provide guidance on Public Relation matters.
  • Keep an eye on public opinion about the issues that concern the Organization.
  • Write, edit and arrange production of newsletters, in-house magazines, pamphlets, press statements, brochures, speeches etc.
  • Organize special events such as open days, visits, exhibitions and functions.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have a BA in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism
  • Outstanding writing and speaking skills
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in Public Relations at a senior level
  • Demonstrated competence in interpersonal relationships, team building and communication skills
  • Age between 28 - 40years
2. Function title: - Project Officer

Duties and responsibilities
  • Day to day Management of projects activities Overall co-ordination of the project
  • Proposal writing
  • Providing technical advice to the management
  • Preparing monthly/quarterly and annual project reports Preparation of action plans and project budgets. Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.
  • This position calls for extensive travelling nationally.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Bachelors Degree in social studies or any other relevant discipline, M.A will be an added advantage and a background in Environmental Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in similar field
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Kenyan citizens aged 28-40 years
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Possess excellent computer skills
Write to:

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
MAENDELEO YA WANAWAKE ORGANIZATION
P.O. BOX 44412-00100
NAIROBI.

The closing date is Monday 29th December 2008 and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.




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