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Job Opportunity at Marie Stopes Tanzania, Public Relations Manager

Job Opportunity at Marie Stopes Tanzania, Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Manager
MARIE STOPES TANZANIA
Application deadline 14. Jul
Description
Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST) is the Non-governmental Organization dully registered under the law of Tanzania, and it is centered in a marketing-focused, results-oriented social enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide family planning, reproductive and sexual healthcare and allied services. MST is a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Global Partnership, which operates in over 37 countries worldwide. MST’s goal is to improve quality of life in Tanzania by dramatically improving access to and use of family planning and other reproductive health services.

Job purpose
The Public Relations Manager provides a range of core functions within the Communications Team. S/he is a behaviour change specialist with direct responsibility for ensuring that demand generation components of service delivery events succeed in attracting high numbers of clients for reproductive health services. S/he is also responsible for event management and management of MST’s engagement with journalists for print media, radio and TV for behaviour change outcomes

Key Responsibility
  • Event management
  • Media engagement
  • Behaviour change communication
  • Brand management
  • Advocacy


Minimum requirements
  • At least three years of previous experience in a professional communications capacity
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of how to communicate and engage with the public on health issues
  • Proven track record on managing and delivering both large, stand-alone events and also managing frequent event planning over time
  • Minimum of a University Degree; Master Degree is preferable
  • Proven track record on effective behavior change communication
  • Knowledge and understanding of the different perspectives and attitudes found in Tanzania regarding reproductive health care
  • Previous experience in working for a clinical organization an advantage
  • Previous experience or knowledge of working for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights [SRHR] an advantage
  • Fluent English and Kiswahili both oral and written
  • Clinical/medical qualification an advantage but not a requirement


If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your applications including a cover letter detailing your suitability and why you are interested in this post to the address below:

Director of Human Resources and Administration Marie Stopes Tanzania 11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge P. O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam. Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4 VOIP +255 768 987 780
Closing date: All applications should reach the addressee before Friday July 14, 2017 COB
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.