Mtwara, Tanzania

Marketing and Communication Adviser - Experteering Opportunity

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Communications

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start Jan 19th, 2019 and stay for 12 months to 12 months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

In Partnership With

vsologo

Project Details


Description and Impact

About VSO Tanzania.
VSO Tanzania have a long and successful track record of supporting the work of Tanzanian organizations through the provision of technical assistance, mentoring and training. Our success is based on a model of long term capacity building of local partners, through tailored coaching by highly skilled professionals. This model enables us to go beyond the impact of traditional training, and allows us to focus on creating a learning culture within the organizations where we work. 

About Project
Tanzania Local Enterprise Development Project (T-LED), support 1760 Small Medium Entrepreneurs (SME’s) through targeted tier 1 support to 160 growth oriented local SMEs to increase employment and incomes through the securing of contracts associated with foreign investments in the mining, gas and agricultural sectors and tier 2 support to 1600 local SMEs to access associate supply chains.

The project will be managed and implemented by Cuso International in partnership with VSO in Tanzania in four regions of Tanzania: Mtwara and Lindi in the South (gas sector), the Lake Victoria zone surrounding Mwanza in the North (mining sector) and Iringa in the center (agriculture).

Deliverables

The 5-year T-LED Project aims to create 2,500 jobs by supporting small businesses to access new markets. 
Funded by Global Affairs Canada, the project helps local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to overcome existing barriers. Training and coaching in business, marketing, and finance is offered to SMEs across the four target regions.

 

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This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process. 

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps. 

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at enquiry@vsoint.org. Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

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Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

• Education requirements. 
- A bachelor degree in business, marketing or related subject.

• Essential Experience:
- A minimum of 10 years Marketing Management in corporate Marketing. 
- Experience in business planning and enterprise development.
- Demonstrated success in developing and implementing strategic marketing plans.
- Analytical thinker with a proven ability to review outcomes and translate insights into actionable strategies and tactics that drive results within a tight timeframe.
- Managed and directed teams to develop innovative cost effective marketing approaches that drive results. 
- Ability to drive results on a shoestring budget.
- Project management, facilitation and training skills.

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Living Stipend

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all your travel expenses. 

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

Additional Benefits

Your health

  • We provide comprehensive medical insurance and support for all volunteers.
  • Each country office has an appointed medical adviser
  • You'll also get a list of recommended doctors, clinics, dentists and pharmacies. 
  • The VSO country office provides emergency contacts and medical emergency procedures 24/7
  • The VSO country office is always there to help with major personal, medical or security problems. 
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave.

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