Learning and Communications Manager

Internews Network, Inc

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

Develops and executes a learning strategy for Internews in South Sudan that includes quantitative, qualitative, participatory, mixed, and remote research methods to capture the impact of the project on a regular basis to external and internal stakeholders, in collaboration with the Design and Innovation Advisor and M&E and Reporting Coordinator

Develops and executes a communications strategy for Internews in South Sudan that includes engaging multimedia content creation, copy writing, social media engagement and more in collaboration with expert consultants, Design and Innovation Advisor and Social Media Coordinator

Oversees the performance and impact measurement for Internews in South Sudan, including collection and monitoring of all data, processing and verification, in close collaboration with the M&E and Reporting Coordinator

Manages donor reporting for projects funded by USAID, BPRM, UN, etc. in close collaboration with M&E and Reporting Coordinator and the Chief of Party

Oversees the communication of program activities and impact across Internews in South Sudan and local media partners

Oversees and review all internal and external communications products before publication or sharing, including donor reports

Directly supervises and mentors staff of two teams: 1) Learning: M&E and Reporting Coordinator and two M&E Officers; 2) Social Media Coordinator

Manages all projects related to learning or communications using Trello

Qualifications

MA in social science, evaluation, journalism, visual or mass communication, or related field or equivalent standard of education

Experience managing diverse teams and multiple projects at once

Knowledge and interest in mixed methods, participatory, and market research

Knowledge and interest in storytelling, data visualization, visual communication

Experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or communications for capacity building programs, media development, and/or digital development programs

Exceptional and inspired English writing skills, to a publishable standard. Writing samples and portfolio required (please include in the application)

Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the workplace and experience supervising diverse staff

Must be self-reliant, resourceful, good problem-solver, good humored, and flexible

Experience living and working in Africa and/or conflict/post-conflict environments

Ability to travel within South Sudan. Willingness to spend extended time in the field, with limited facilities, often under harsh conditions

Fluency in English, knowledge of Arabic a plus

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