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Communications and Campaigns Assistant
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: Communications and Campaigns Department
 Grade Level: 5
 Supervisor: Communications and Advocacy Coordinator, dotted to Education Program Manager (EQUIP)
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: One year with possible extension depending on funding
 Closing Date: 14 June 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.


 Duties and responsibilities:



·         Support the development and presentation of content for EQUIP project to be shared with key audience – internally and externally.

·         Prepare relevant communication educational messages for the purpose of internal and external use, in coordination with the Advocacy and Communication Coordinator.

·         Ensure the branding and communications guidelines of Save the Children, donors and govermental partners are consistent across education programs in consultation with the Advocacy and Communication Coordinator.

·         Lead on information and communication flows between EQUIP operational team and ACCM.

·         Act as the focal point for uploading the education-related content to contenthub.

Lead on developing and implementing effective ways of communicating lessons learnt, good practices, evidences of changes and use them to influence policy and practice changes with various stakeholders including communities, partners, donors etc

  • Manage the production of compelling photo stories, project achievement, case studies, audio-visual materials for EQUIP/education projects from the field to highlight education intervention by Save the Children’s, including commissioning of photography and film when required.

Lead the implementation of communication related activities in education programs including the commemoration of international days’ development of pursuers and community campaigns including logistic aspects

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.



  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.



  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


Bachelor degree in Social Science and/or equivalent – with extensive experience in communication and advocacy.



  • Post graduate degree in communications and media will be an added advantage. 
  • At least 1 year of experience in undertaking communication initiatives in humanitarian and development contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyze information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and an ability to produce good quality documents, information for a variety of audiences and communicate good practices
  • Willing and able to travel time to field offices to support field teams, as security permits
  • Fluency in Arabic
  • High level of fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.


Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street or through https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003KU&lang=en

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract .

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