Job: Officer - Digital Marketing - Tanzania

Employer: The School of St Jude
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Communications & Marketing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: International

Job posted on: 17 January, 2018.
Applications close: 28 February, 2018.

About Us

The School of St Jude is a 100% charity-funded education institution that provides free, high-quality primary and secondary scholarships to 1,800 of the poorest and brightest students in the Tanzanian region of Arusha.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for community development and a strong interest in NGOs.
Key Responsibilities
  • In consultation with the Head of Marketing, contribute to the development and implementation of the digital marketing strategy.
  • In consultation with the Head of Marketing, devise strategies to drive online traffic to the St Jude's online platforms including St Jude’s website, blog and social media channels.
  • Advise on and implement search engine optimization strategies.
  • Write and upload content for the online platforms including website, blog and social media channels.
  • Write content for and distribute the monthly e-newsletter and clean-up database after each distribution.
  • Revise existing and/or create new email templates and web assets.
  • Work with the graphic designer to revise existing and/or create new email templates and web assets as required.
  • Review, proof read and disseminate accurate and relevant information on St Jude’s digital and online platforms.
  • Proof check and update digital and online communication tools distributed by the Marketing team.
  • Support development of and proof check digital and online communication tools distributed by other teams.
  • Coordinate production of a variety of digital and traditional media corporate and marketing communications.
  • Monitor and report on website visitation, social media engagement and conversion results.
  • Strive to continually improve the usability, design, content and conversion of the digital and online communication tools.
  • Review new technologies and keep up to date with latest trends in digital marketing and fundraising, making recommendations for relevant revenue generating initiatives.
Other Duties
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager.
Skills and required experience
  • Ability to monitor day-to-day outputs and quality of work.
  • Strong creative writing skills and the ability to write in a professional yet personable house style.
  • Ability to develop engaging supporter communications.
  • Diploma/Degree in Communications or Marketing viewed favourably.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Great team player.
  • Energetic, consistent and dedicated personality.
  • Design editing skills (Indesign and Publisher) viewed favourably.
  • Willingness to learn and continuing commitment to improvement.
  • Be flexible, open-minded, tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country.
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
Other Attributes
  • Be flexible, open-minded, and tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country.
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
  • Work well independently and as part of a team of Tanzanian staff and international volunteers.
  • Have good emotional and physical health and the energy and drive to take on new challenges.
Benefits
  • A Local Wage that will allow you to live comfortably in Arusha – a vibrant gateway to Tanzania’s world-famous national parks.
  • International Employees Benefits Package including: house benefit allowance and access to furnished on-campus accommodation (WiFi included); plus contract completion bonuses.
  • Mid-Morning Tea & Lunch (during working days)
  • Opportunities for Career Development.
  • Welcoming community of international and local employees.
  • Two weeks paid Christmas holiday in addition to the annual 28 days leave.How to apply for this job
Complete the following:
  • A Cover letter (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/MRKTN/01/18
  • Up to date Curriculum Vitae.
  • A completed Application form DOC.
  • Email the document to [email protected], using the subject line: Officer - Digital Marketing - Tanzania TSOSJ/HR/MRKTN/01/18 application via EthicalJobs.
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Use your skills to help one of Africa’s most successful international education charities!

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