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Africa Acts for Africa (AA4A) - Coordinator

Contract Type:Fixed Term - 1 year
Level: C2 - Global
Location: Nairobi
Salary Range: GBP 21,341 -30,406 (take home pay) per annum; Oxfam will meet the tax and social security liabilities of the post holder in addition to the net salary. 

A competitive benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate including housing, pension, and medical among others.

Holding African Leaders to account..................
Are you an excellent manager with a big address book full of influential high profile contacts across Africa? 

An expert in effective organising through social media and a person passionate about achieving change on the continent? 

If so this job is for you!
Oxfam is one of the world’s leading humanitarian agencies assisting people affected by natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. 

With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 80 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to end poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term programmes for poverty alleviation and campaigning for lasting change. 

The Horn, East, and Central Africa (HECA) Region is the largest region within Oxfam, covering 8 countries, including Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. 

The Regional Centre is based in Nairobi and is mandated to provide leadership and support to the Oxfam country programmes in delivering their strategies within the context of programme quality, and efficiency.
The role:
  • You will identify campaigning priorities and develop ongoing campaign strategies for AA4A covering popular campaigning, advocacy, and media, with partners, allies and team members as appropriate.
  • Deliver high profile campaign actions to bring about change, using a variety of techniques including mass and digital media popular mobilisation and coordinated advocacy. 
  • Work with media and social networks to reach African publics with actions and key messages. 
  • Develop a strategy for AA4A with defined objectives and work plans. 
  • Lead the implementation of the strategy with the Campaigns Manager. 
  • Produce campaign and media materials in coordination with partners as appropriate. 
  • Responsible for website and social media content, press releases. 
  • Event planning and management (concerts, press conferences, exhibitions, lobby tours etc). 
  • Cultivate and develop relationships with key stakeholders as potential partners in campaigning, including but not limited to CSO organisations, opinion leaders, the private sector and major African artists.
  • Maintain overview of contact management and relationship building with the Alliance Governance body and members. 
  • Ongoing liaison and relationship management with key partners and major artists. 
  • Responsible for bringing together a network of influential musicians, artists and activists for key moments of influence
The person:
We need an exceptional campaigner who will coordinate and deliver Africans Act 4 Africa, a continent wide citizen’s movement holding African leaders to account on issues around humanitarian crisis.

We are looking for someone with outstanding communication skills and the ability to motivate people to take action in Africa.

A graduate, you must be innovative and creative and able to deliver results at the same time. 

We need a great project manager with the ability to think strategically and achieve results. 

Experience of grassroots activism and a highly attuned sense of how to use social media to achieve impact on the continent is a must. 

You must be able to see the bigger picture and also not shy away from being busy. 

A high degree of initiative and the ability to work autonomously is also essential. 

Experience of working and managing relationships with high profile celebrities is desirable.
If you think you can deliver in this role please read the full job description and submit your application and CV including a day time contact by applying online at Using INT6133
A detailed job profile can also be accessed from the link above.
The closing date is 14th April 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

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