IFRC Communications Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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IFRC Communications Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

IFRC Zimbabwe looking for “Communications Officer”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 11th April, 2024.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

The IFRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 5th April, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Communications Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

IFRC Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the National Societies, IFRC Communications manager for Africa region to produce regular communications materials relating to the ongoing operations in Harare cluster including but not limited to facts and figures, key messages, press releases, and reactive lines and web stories linking where possible to resource mobilization. Share products with IFRC Africa communications manager for further dissemination to Movement partners.
  • Videos, photographs with captions, and qualified spokespeople are immediately developed and made available to media and stakeholders during emergency operations / long term programmes.
  • Produce a monthly newsletter with highlights on key activities/ perspectives within the Cluster. Emphasis on both achievements from Harare Cluster National Societies and IFRC.
  • Coordinate and deliver skills development trainings and mentoring to grow the communications capacity of Harare Cluster National Societies.
  • Support National Societies within the region to build a strong and sustainable relationship with the media through training and information sharing. This aims at increasing media interest on Red Cross activities and improving visibility on the Movement’s actions and values, as well as encouraging the effective use of media to disseminate key messages before, during and after disasters.
  • Provide effective support to National Societies’ communications units, to produce relevant material aimed at promoting activities and image during emergency response operations and development programmes. This includes a more effective participation of National Societies in the production of
    communication material.

Position in Organization:

  • Vacancy No.: S06017
  • Contract Type: National
  • Application Deadline: 11-Apr-2024
  • Job Posted on: 28-Mar-2024
  • Country: ZIMBABWE
  • Duty Station: Harare
  • Duty Station Status: N/A
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Accompanied Status: N/A
  • Grade: National Staff

Minimum Requirements:


  • University degree in journalism, communications, E-journalism, E-communications


  • Minimum two years’ experience working as journalist/press officer and/or communications.
  • Experience in building and maintaining media contacts.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in both English and French.
  • Red Cross Red Crescent experience an asset.
  • Experience in managing communications issues in complex and delicate situations
  • Solid experience in delivering capacity building and developing communication material

Knowledge, Skills and Languages

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Video editing and production.
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of digital content and platforms for external communications and advocacy purposes.
  • Comfortable working and communicating in a diverse and international
  • Environment.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  • Analytical skills

How to Apply IFRC Communications Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it fully.

Then to apply, go to https://www.ifrc.org/jobs/details.html?jobId=134585

The Closing Date: 11th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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