Somalia

General Call for Media and communications Consultants-Somalia

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About the organization:

Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organizations’ and individuals across East-Africa. Farsight Africa Group has established a reputation in the marketplace for working in complex and challenging environments that demand a comprehensive understanding of local cultures, indigenous communication practices and relationships with stakeholders, at both the grassroots and national level.

About the roles

Farsight Africa Group is looking to expand its pool of somali media and communications consultants across the full range of humanitarian and development fields with focus on the areas below;**

Team Leaders

Qualification: At least minimum of 10 years’ experience and degree in Communication or Public Administration. Must have proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor. Has experience working in good governance, civic engagement at community level. Good technical and computer skills, excellent communication and leadership skills, organizational management and decision-making skills. Critical thinking, experience in conflict management and strong oral and written communication skills.

Public Relations and Outreach Specialists

Qualification: At least a minimum of 10 years’ Experience in Strategic communications, degree in Journalism or equivalent. Proven experience as public relations specialist or similar position, experience in project management and execution of PR initiatives, excellent communication skills. Excellent in presentation and public speaking, highly proficient in spoken and written Somali and English, process-driven outreach and project management, Creative and practical mind and technically excellent in planning and developing PR media strategies. **

Production and Digital Media Experts

Qualifications: At least a minimum of 10 years’ Experience in broadcasting and digital Media, excellent strategic communication planning, degree in Journalism or Mass communications, must have good experience in production and digital media. Technically excellent in TV programs and documentary making. Good relationship with local and international media with a great reputation in the media and communications arena. Proven record of leadership and good relationship with the Somali diaspora. Highly proficient in spoken and written Somali and English languages.**

Media relations and event Managements

Qualifications: At least a minimum of 10 years’ Experience, degree in communications or journalism, good experience in media relations and event management and the ability to build effective messages that resonate with the audiences. Technically excellent in planning and developing strategies, good relationship with local and international media, highly proficient in spoken and written Somali and English, sstrong interpersonal skills and networking are very essential.**

Drama and Story Writers

Qualification: At least minimum of 10 years’ experience in media, degree in journalism or equivalent, Excellent in Somali and English oral and written, proven record of scriptwriting, professional in drama and story writing for both radio and TV. Must have good experience in working with local and international media companies. Good listening skills and significant understanding of Somali culture and values. Must have good communication skills and the ability to design and shape effective and engaging stories that will deliver the message.**

· Evidence of conducting of working with media and communications companies in East Africa with focus in Somalia will be an added advantage.

· Demonstrated professional leadership and the ability to coordinate a team of professionals.

· Excellent written and oral communications skills in English/Somali, to deliver reports and documents;

· Excellent analytical and reporting skills

· Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with various stakeholders and to express concisely and clearly ideas and concepts

· Have excellent participatory and interactive skills

· Fluent in English and Somali.

How to apply

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send an email including attached CV, an overview of their topics/ fields of expertise to jobs@farsightafrica.com with the specific field of speciality as the subject of the email.

Potential consultants in our Talent pool will be contacted on a need basis.