Marketing Communications Officer

  • Full Time
  • Arusha

The School Of St Jude

Marketing Communications Officer

Want to work for one of the largest charities of its kind in Africa? Do you have a passion for writing and marketing? If so, keep reading…

About Us

The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. Every year we give 1,800 students with free, quality education, 100’s of graduates with access to higher education and provide more than 20,000 government school students with quality teachers. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who make our mission of giving bright, poor Tanzanian students a free, quality education possible.

Requirements

• You believe in the transformative power of education and are dedicated to our mission of making quality education accessible to all.

• You have a deep passion for marketing, communications, and creating change through impactful campaigns.

• You are a natural storyteller with robust communication skills, particularly in writing.

• You thrive in fast-paced environment and excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously.

• You understand and can effectively communicate an organization’s distinct brand, language and culture to both local and international markets.

• You go to bed at night dreaming of how you can transform your awesome writing and marketing skills into meaningful experiences that make a difference and positively impact others.

Responsibilities

• Join a dedicated team developing and executing marketing campaigns, helping oversee the organisation’s communications and fundraising activities, and drive awareness and engagement for St Jude’s to a local and international audience.

• Assist with developing engaging marketing communications to promote the school internally and externally.

• Write and edit copy for newsletters, blogs, media releases, websites, social media plus content for print and fundraising platforms

• Help coordinate the production and distribution of communication collateral that are consistent with the school’s brand identity and language style guide.

• Conceptualize and produce video content for social media platforms and manage public inquiries and ensure timely and courteous responses.

What we’re looking for

• A bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications or related field.

• Experience working within brand guidelines, digital media production and content management.

• Strong writing and editing skills with exceptional attention to detail.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Strong desire to learn, try new things, and problem-solve.

Why us

• The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in Tanzania

• A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees

• Ample opportunities for career progression and development

• Mid-morning tea and lunch (during working days)

Are you interested?

Send your cover letter and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/ADM/MKT/03/24)

Applications close on 31 May 2024, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

DISCLAIMER:

PLEASE BE AWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES IN JOB ADVERTISEMENTS AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS. THE SCHOOL OF ST JUDE DOES NOT REQUEST PAYMENT AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING THE OFFER STAGE. ANY PAYMENT REQUESTS SHOULD BE REFUSED AND REPORTED TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz

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