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Communications Officer at CIMMYT



3 weeks ago

Job Description

: Implement a communication and media strategy to advance CIMMYT’s research-for-development programs in Africa, including media field trips. Lead and work with partners to develop and disseminate targeted messages to different stakeholders on the key projects implemented by CIMMYT in the region. Provide communication and media support to prioritized special events/workshops/meetings and conferences. Liaise with media to raise awareness of the value and impact of major projects implemented by CIMMYT in the region. In collaboration with the different research programs and the Director of Communications, generate compelling impact stories in various formats, across the region, to support CIMMYT donor relations initiatives in Africa.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. At least 5 years of experience in science communications, marketing, public relations, media campaigns, and/or nonprofit communications

Education + Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in in Journalism, Communications, or related discipline (a bachelor’s degree with relevant experience will be considered)