Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Project Officer

Story Workshop Education Trust (SWET) is  leading  local , independent,  non-profit  and  non-partisan development media  NGO  that  has been  operational in Malawi  since 1997 .In order to effectively  manage its project Story Workshop would like to URGENTLY hire  qualified ,experienced, selfmotivated,team     oriented  and  principled individual to fill the position of Project Officer, who is willing to work in a busy   and vibrant NGO environment  , as outlined below

Specific   Responsibilities:
1.       Assist in the  planning  of project implementation at community level
2.       Build partnership with community structures
3.       Perform /conduct/train   forum    theatre    in relation with project   goals   and objectives.
4.       Work with community  leaders ,faith leaders  and public servants in developing areas-specific  interventions
5.       Provide training  and other capacity building  interventions to community  stakeholders
6.       Assist  in the development of radio listeners   clubs
7.       Assist audio and visual producers  in conducting  content research for media products
8.       Write reports  for community Mobilization ,capacity building  and community outreach interventions
9.       Carryout any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Experience, knowledge, skills    and abilities
1.       Two years’ experience  in community mobilization or Theatre for Development
2.       Experience  in Strategic  Communication or Community Mobilization,
3.       A proven track record  in developing , implementing  and evaluating   community  outreach programs
4.       Experience in    implementing   mentorship   programs.

Terms of employment:
The successful   candidate will be employed on an initial one year contract subject to renewal based on performance continued   availability of funds
The Story Workshop is an equal- opportunity organization. Qualified   female candidates are therefore    encouraged to apply for this position, submit your application letter, photocopies of your original certificates, and an up- to –date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with   at least three traceable referees to:
                                                             The Executive Director
                                                               Story Workshop Educational Trust
                                                                 Private Bag 266
                        Phone:  (265)01-821-335/657  fax (265)01-820-653
                       Physical Address:  symthe   Road,sunnyside, Blantyre.

To read more about SWET you can go to  Your application should reach SWET not later than Friday 1st February, 2013. Please indicate   that on top of the envelope the position   that you are applying for. Please note that only short- listed applications will be acknowledged.

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