Internews is an international is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Provides coordination and strong management to ensure the program is implemented in a timely and inclusive manner.
Work with the Global Health Adviser and with AVAC colleagues to devise and manage a series of country media engagement plans, to coordinate travel, to provide guidance at media science café’s and to conduct on-site and distance mentoring to partner journalists.
Training and capacity building activities:
Journalism training at existing calendared HIV conferences and meetings.
Technical assistance and knowledge transfer at science café’s.
Technical assistance to stakeholders in the partnership.
Online networking and capacity building of journalists.
Development of platforms in support of an evolving HIV Journalism network.
Ongoing mentoring of journalists and CSO’s in the network.
Attendance of and active participation at partner meetings.
Program reporting and editorial contributions to Internews platforms.
Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
Bachelor's degree and at least four years' experience in global health or related field.
Master's degree in public health, development or other relevant subject a plus.
Experience in sub-Saharan Africa and/or with in-country program implementation a plus.
Excellent writing, editing and content development skills, and a strong command of English, with an ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, direct, and lively style.
Knowledge of and commitment to HIV/AIDS, international health and development issues and programming.
Excellent multicultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate relationships and interact effectively with others inside and outside the organization.
Willingness and ability to travel.
Knowledge of USAID requirements and regulations.
In-depth experience with Excel, PowerPoint, word processing and data analysis.
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