Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirteen districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 94 staff.
SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced nationals to fill the following position:
Resource Mobilization and Communication Intern
Place of Work: Kigali with frequent travels to field areas
Staff directly reporting to this post: Senior Programme Planning and Development Specialist
Tentative start date: January 2016
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Reporting to the Senior Programme Planning and Development Specialist, the Resource Mobilization and Communication Intern will be supporting the PDQ department in a) the development of concept notes outlines to be shared with members for pro-active resource mobilization efforts and b) communication activities related to raising the profile of Save the Children Rwanda and ensure its voice and reputation as a leading child focused organization- in the media and public sphere, internationally, regionally and nationally.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
– Update the Save the Children Rwanda Child Rights Situation Analysis based on desk review of recently developed studies and statistics
– Support programme departments to develop brief concept notes to be shared with Save the Children International members for pro-active resource mobilization efforts (child protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition and emergency).
– Support the CO to develop accurate, high quality, user-friendly, child-centred communications and media materials.
– In collaboration with program staff, develop case studies and ‘success stories’ to showcase the impact of Save the Children’s programmes in Rwanda, following SCI guidelines
– Responsible for updating/editing the SC Rwanda external website and OneNet platform
– Explore social media/ network opportunities for SC Rwanda and ways to input to SC EARO communication media ie. Feed into the Regional Newsletter ‘Mashariki’
– Create news articles, uploading documents and updating information on Save the Children’s Intranet and liaising with IT to resolve issues
– Support team members to ensure that all external communication materials e.g. publications, handouts, brochures, invitations , power point presentations, etc meet SCI branding
SKILLS ANDBEHAVIOURS(our Values inPractice) Accountability:
– Holdsself-accountable formaking decisions,managing resources efficiently, achieving androle modelling SavetheChildrenvalues
– Holds theteam andpartners accountable todeliver on theirresponsibilities- giving themthe freedom todeliver inthebestwaythey seefit,providing thenecessary developmenttoimprove
– performanceand applying appropriateconsequenceswhen results arenotachieved
– Sets ambitiousandchallenging goals forthemselves, takes responsibilityfor theirownpersonal
– developmentandencourages otherstodo thesame
– Widely shares their personal visionforSavetheChildren, engages andmotivatesothers
– Futureorientated,thinks strategically
– Builds andmaintainseffectiverelationships, withtheirteam,colleagues,membersandexternal partners andsupporters
– Values diversity, sees itas asourceofcompetitivestrength
– Approachable, goodlistener, easy totalkto
– Develops andencourages new andinnovativesolutions
– Willing to takedisciplinedrisks
– Honest,encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor degree in social studies, communication or related field
• Previous exposure to project proposals development/review and donors’ relations
• Experience of dealing with information management
• Interest in photography/media work that can support collecting high-quality photographs and case studies from communities
• Very good English skills
• High level of computer literacy
• Ability to liaise with a diverse range of people and stakeholders, from community to national-level;
• High level of attention to details and quality;
• Willingness to travel to field locations
• Availability to start from January 2016 to March 2016
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus an updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected] The deadline for receiving applications is 19th October 2015.
*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.