Deadline: 24 January 2020 Musasa is an NGO working towards ending gender-based violence against women and girls in Zimbabwe and is inviting suitable candidates to apply for the mentioned post. Position summary The Advocacy Officer will develop, organize and execute a wide range of activities to influence policy according to the scope of our programs and specific result-oriented projects. S/he will play an active role in networking, lobbying and representing the organization in a wide range of policy issues at events and media opportunities. Job description Facilitate and guide our institutional advocacy strategy; Develop strategic partnerships with key actors to achieve our policy goals; Act as a spokesperson liaison to media, governments, and other actors; Take the lead in organizing media outreach; provides talking points and other materials as needed; Coordinate production of a diverse range of information products including audio/visual communications, when needed to achieve specific policy goals; Support and advise the other offices to carry out lobby and advocacy properly; Ensure timely development of position papers, policy briefings, presentations and other advocacy materials and communication media; Identify key opportunities in the short and long-term in which we can influence policy processes ; Support and coordinate the relevant policy processes and activities of regional offices
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Law, Social Sciences or Communications. At least 3 years’ experience in GBV programming, with a specific focus advocacy; Excellent communication and project management skills; team player and facilitator; Excellent command of written and spoken English; Demonstrable experience and achievements working in and advocating towards multi-stakeholder platforms and processes; Ability to quickly understand and absorb new topics, issues and disciplines and distill relevant advocacy strategies from them;
To apply Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop your CV at Musasa Head office at number 64 Selous Avenue, Harare. Your application must contain ALL of the following: A letter of application stating your motivation and the skills that you would bring to this specific post along with your updated resume / CV. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.