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Communications and Advocacy Manager - Sierra Leone

WaterAid is looking for a creative and self-motivated Communications and Advocacy Manager in Sierra Leone to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

31 Jul 2017
  • Deadline : 31 Jul 2017
  • Salary : Excellent pay with benefits

It’s hard to believe that today over 663million people still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.4 billion live without a toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every minute.

WaterAid Sierra Leone is looking for a Communications and Advocacy Manager to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

 

Working within the WaterAid Sierra Leone Team, the Communications and Advocacy Manager will be responsible for: 

  • Leading on the communications and advocacy component of the Country Program strategy,

  • Strengthening WA Liberia and Sierra Leone profile through all forms of media and electronic outlets and advocacy platforms and to improve the overall CP communications and advocacy plans for effective and impactful program delivery for targeted audiences in both countries,

  • Supporting in developing and monitoring the implementation of the TB advocacy plans as designed in the Country Program Strategy,

  • Reviewing existing WASH policies in the country context to ensure Governments are meeting their commitments.

To be successful, you’ll need to:  

  • Have a relevant academic and professional qualification,

  • Have a proven experience working in a communication, campaigns, advocacy and media role, including content production,

  • Be committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.

Please download the job description here>

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please send your CV (in English) and motivation letter of 350 words or less to: [email protected]

Please note: in order to apply for this role, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Sierra Leone.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

No recruitment agencies please.