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Regional Communications Coordinator – Africa at Heifer International

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
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Heifer International


Heifer International is an equal-opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with some form of disability.
The Organization 
Heifer International is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. We work with communities to empower farmers, improve livelihoods, and sustainably manage natural resources. As part of our commitment to transparent communication and building strong relationships with stakeholders, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Regional Public Relations Manager to join our team.
The Regional Communications Coordinator will play a key role in developing and implementing strategic communication plans to enhance the visibility and reputation of Heifer International within the designated region. This individual will be responsible for cultivating media relationships, creating compelling content, and ensuring Heifer’s visibility at various events and forums. The Regional Communications Coordinator will work closely with internal teams, country offices, and external partners to ensure consistent messaging and alignment with Heifer’s mission and values.
The role may be located in any of the following countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Malawi, Senegal, Uganda, Rwanda or Zambia.
Manages complexity; Decision quality; Directs work; Plans and aligns; Optimizes work processes; Ensures accountability; Collaborates; Builds effective teams; Communicates effectively; Organizational savvy; Courage; Instills trust.
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  • Proficiency in media monitoring and PR analytics tools.
  • Familiarity with digital communication tools and platforms, including social media, email marketing, website management, online engagement strategies, design tools and digital marketing trends.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address challenges, navigate complex situations, and find creative solutions.
  • Leadership qualities to inspire and motivate teams, provide direction, and foster a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Capability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including donors, partners, government officials, community leaders, and beneficiaries, to build strong relationships and support Heifer’s communication objectives.
  • Passion for Heifer’s mission and commitment to social justice, sustainable development, and empowering smallholder farmers and rural communities.
Essential Job Requirements
  • Regular travel within the designated region or to other locations for meetings, events, or media engagements may be required.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, timelines, and circumstances, adjusting Communications strategies and tactics as needed to achieve objectives.
  • Keen attention to detail in all aspects of Communications activities, including writing, editing, proofreading, and reviewing materials for accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to manage Communication agencies and budgets effectively, maximizing resources to achieve desired outcomes.
Deadline for Application: 26th March 2024.