Saturday, October 3, 2015

Communications & Research Officer - Aga Khan Foundation (Apply by: October 26, 2015)


Position Title: Communications and Research Officer

Location: United Kingdom

Agency: Aga Khan Foundation

Sector: Social Development

About the Agency

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private, international, non-denominational agencies founded by His Highness the Aga Khan. The Network's organisations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to culture, rural development and the promotion of private-sector enterprise. AKDN is dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor, without regard to faith, origin or gender. More information....

The position

The Aga Khan Foundation (UK) is currently looking to appoint a Communications & Research Officer.
This role will develop the communications tools to help the CEO and Partnerships Team secure breakthrough investments from European donors to contribute to positive and lasting change in the developing world. Working with the UK team and the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) 11 wide-ranging agencies and institutions, the role will compile evidence, data and visual content (including info-graphics, maps, video and photography) to powerfully convey the relevance and validity of AKDN’s results, impact, and approaches.

The successful candidate will have experience working in the development sector with proven research, analytical, writing and synthesis skills. Strong creative, visual, and digital skills (including Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint) and experience working with social media platforms for business use are a must.

The requirements

Required skills and experience
  • Experience working in the development sector
  • Proven research, analytical, writing and synthesis skills
  • Strong creative, visual, and digital skills (including Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with social media platforms for business use
  • Masters degree, preferably in Development or Communications

Required Business Competencies
  • Proactive self-starter
  • A clear communicator
  • Insights oriented
  • Understanding of how to communicate effectively to a variety of target audiences
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Multi-tasking master, comfortable with ambiguity and a rapidly shifting landscape
  • Strong emotional intelligence
  • A commitment to improving lives in the developing world

Salary

Salary and package to attract the best candidate

Apply by: 26-Oct-2015


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