Communications Officer at DAPP November, 2020

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Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for a full-time position as a Communications Officer.

DAPP registered in 1990 as a national non-profit association with its HQ in Copperbelt. The idea of DAPP is, through the implementation of projects, to empower people with knowledge, skills and tools to improve their living conditions.

DAPP seeks to build hope and to make disadvantaged people to stick together to fend for their family and community. DAPP and the communities work in partnerships for health, water, sanitation and hygiene, child development, primary education, teacher training, human rights, economic empowerment, agriculture and environment through projects.

DAPP has an income generating leg by selling second hand clothes. DAPP has over 1500 people on the payroll. DAPP is a member of the International Federation Humana People to People. The position is based in Lusaka, reporting to the Deputy Partnership Director.

Job summary/ responsibilities:

  1. Implement the organization’s communication strategy
  2. Write and upload frequent communication through Website and Social Media
  3. Develop way to utilise Social Media incl. WhatsApp messaging for the benefit of the communities
  4. Work with programme leads to gather content for communication, identify case studies and other content
  5. Develop stories with key messages to take to local/national/regional/international media outlets
  6. Ensure consistent branding, language and messaging across all the organization’s communication
  7. Conduct training on communications to project staff

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