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8 Nov 2019

Media Specialist at FERWAFA

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B.P. 2000 Kigali

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Vacancy Announcement – Job Opportunities

FERWAFA would like to request interested candidates to apply for the below-listed positions by fulfilling the respective mentioned requirements:

  1. Media Specialist

Report to: The Secretary-General

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development of communication and public relations work plans ;
  • To oversee the development of stakeholder analysis and mapping to enable the development of targeted communications strategy and feedback mechanism;
  • To develop the corporate image and identity of FERWAFA and increase awareness of the Federation to the public and stakeholders;
  • To provide information to the public on FERWAFA matters in consultation with the FERWAFA Secretary-General;
  • To coordinate the drafting, reviewing and approval of press releases, notices and circulars intended for the public;
  • To Plan and manage press conferences, radio and television talk shows, press releases, and prepare speeches for the FERWAFA President and Secretary-General in consultation with the relevant department;
  • To liaise with the media outlets to create rapport so as to sustain the good public image.
  • To Monitor and track newspapers, social media platforms and other sources of information and identify articles, issues, or queries that concern or relate to the FERWAFA, analyze such sources of information, prepare periodic reports and submit them to the FERWAFA Secretary-General;
  • To prepare periodic reports outlining the performance of the Office;
  • To update regularly FERWAFA website and social media platforms;
  • To participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a quality management system to ensure that processes, systems, and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered FERWAFA are established and implemented;
  • To Develop and periodically update a communication framework or manual for both internal and external stakeholders shows information like what will be communicated; when to communicate; with whom to communicate; how to communicate; and who communicates;
  • To perform any other duty assigned from time to time by the Supervisor


 The candidate must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in mass media, Communication, Journalism;
  • Have at least 5 years of working experience in media;
  • Have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills in Kinyarwanda, English, and French. Knowledge of Swahili language is an added value;
  • Be dependable, cooperative and a team player;
  • Be able to work independently, pro-actively and have a ‘hands-on’ approach;
  • Have excellent task-management skills, able to set and meet deadlines and multi-task effectively with discretion and confidentiality;
  • Be proficient in the use of MS Office suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

The candidate should be available to start immediately upon confirmation of his recruitment and contract terms finalization.

      Method of Application

Application letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copy of academic degree, a copy of National identity card or passport should be addressed to the Secretary-General of FERWAFA and dropped at FERWAFA reception not later than 15th November 2019 at 3:00 pm



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