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Communications Officer


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Catholic Relief Services


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Marketing-Sales, Media- Journalism

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Full time

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Job Description:

Catholic Relief Services comes out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations, We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/ Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/ Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health. peacebuilding. WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending. CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray. Amhara. Oromia. Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) Somali. Benishangul Gumuz. Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions.
CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following positions;

Position Title: Communications Officer
Duly Station: CRS/Addis Ababa Office
Employment Term: Indefinite period
Reports To: Communications and Disability Program Specialist
Application Deadline: January 14, 2019

Purpose of the Position: The communications officer is responsible for providing technical and administrative support to the CRS’ Communications Unit to deliver strong, dynamic and cutting- edge communication about the CRS work in Ethiopia. He/she will work under the supervision of the Communications Manager, and in close collaboration with CRS management team and program staff.
Specific Job Responsibilities
Please visit www.ethiojobs.net  for the detailed duties and responsibilities of this position.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Journalism, Marketing or Communications.
• Minimum of five years’ work for bachelors and 2 years for Master, work experience in media, marketing, public relations or journalism, experience working with INGOs or’ UN preferred.
• Experience in event planning and managing communication strategies targeting a variety of audiences.
Please visit www.ethiojobs.net  for the detailed qualifications and experiences required for this position.

Agency-wide Competencies for all CRS positions:
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
*Trusting Relationships *Professional Growth *Partnership *Accountability

How To Apply:

You should send your application letter and up-to-date CV via email address: ET_Job_Applicotions@global.crs.org before the application deadline January 14, 2019. Please write the position title you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter.
Applications should be submitted by January 14, 2019 up to 5:00 PM, late submission will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. You will be contacted only if you are selected for written exam/interview.
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply!
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our Commitment to protecting children and Vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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Catholic Relief Services/Ethiopia (CRS/Ethiopia)
Addis Ababa

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