Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.The RoleTo profile Oxfamâ€™s work in national, regional and global media and in wider communications to support Oxfamâ€™s fundraising and campaign goals.â€¢ To work with national and ...
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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.The RoleTo profile Oxfamâ€™s work in national, regional and global media and in wider communications to support Oxfamâ€™s fundraising and campaign goals.â€¢ To work with national and affiliate press officers in the region (Zambia, Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi and South Africa) to deliver high-quality media projects and compelling story-gathering materials for national, regional and global media markets, and wider social media and communications needs.â€¢ To act as a conduit between national and global media colleagues to ensure that messages and quality are consistent, and to identify opportunities for collaboration.â€¢ To provide strategic media, communications and social media advice to senior-level staff at regional and country level on a day-to-day basis in the development of plans, matters of brand risk and to maximise communications impactWhat we are looking forâ€¢Â Qualification in media studies or journalism (or equivalent experience)â€¢ Sound editorial judgement and ability to generate stories to further Oxfamâ€™s organisation objectivesâ€¢ Strategic thinking and planning skillsâ€¢ Good knowledge and track record of using social mediaâ€¢ Good understanding of, and commitment to, gender equity (particularly around poor women's rights)â€¢ Innovative and creative approach to problem solvingWe offerThis role will give you an opportunity to make a difference inÂ Southern Africa, to act as key contributor to our media and communications work, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.Â Our values and commitment to safeguardingOxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate ourÂ valuesÂ are recruited to work for us.The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.Â All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.Â Oxfam GB also participates in theÂ Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.Â Â In line with this Scheme, we willÂ request information from job applicantsâ€™ previous employersÂ about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment,Â or incidents under investigationÂ when the applicant left employment.Â By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.How to applyÂ Â Â As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.Â Â About usOxfam is a global community who believe poverty isnâ€™t inevitable. Itâ€™s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, womenâ€™s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we wonâ€™t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.Oxfam GBÂ is a member ofÂ international confederationÂ of 19 organisations working togetherÂ with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.Â
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