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The Communications Specialist, with a degree in Communications or a related field and at least two years of experience of working in either a public affairs or media relations department, is needed to work with an experienced local staff member and the rest of the communications department to develop and formulate communications strategies, marketing, and resource mobilization plans for the hospital. The PCRV will support and guide the communications department and the hospital at large to effectively conduct health campaigns and other resource awareness activities, and the improved communication infrastructure from the volunteer’s work will assist the hospital to tap into new partnerships and opportunities. The overall goal is to transfer skills to GSH’s staff and develop a communication and stakeholder engagement strategy.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in eSwatini together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Degree in Communications or a related field
• Minimum of 2 years of experience of working in a public affairs or media relations department
• Excellent writing skills
• Experience in delivering media relations and stakeholder engagement across multiple audiences and channels to build effective networks and relationships
• Flexibility in working for under resourced settings
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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