Wednesday, 30 January 2013


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 Resource Mobilization Manager , who is willing to work in a busy   and vibrant NGO environment  , as outlined below

Reporting to the Head of Programs, the Resource   Mobilization   Manager will be responsible for marketing SWET services, coordinating the service contracts team, drafting projects    proposals, writing success stories, coordinating all public relations   and stakeholders   interactions activities. She/he shall also be responsible for the SWET   websites   activities   among others.

Specific Responsibilities
1    .       Drafting  project concepts and proposals
2    .       Writing success stories  and getting them published  on a regular  basis
3    .       Coordinating the public relations  activities in liaison with the Executive Director
4    .       Coordinating the  designing ,production and distribution of outreach materials
5    .       Carryout any other duties  as assigned from time to time

Education and Experience:
1     .       A minimum   qualification of  a Degree  in Mass Communication Journalism ,Media  for   Development Education or Social Sciences from  recognised  institutions
2     .        Strong   background in proposal   writing   for   donor   and corporate   organizations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1     .       Strong training ,facilitation and organizational Skills
2     .       Strong   PR , marketing and negotiation skills
3     .       Strong understanding  of project  monitoring and evaluation
4     .       Computer literate in   MS office packages (word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and statistical  packages.

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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