Mara, Tanzania

Creative Service Adviser - Opportunity in Tanzania Supporting SMEs

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Brand Design
  • Brand Strategy
  • Communications
  • Design (Web or Print)
  • Leadership

Estimated workload



Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start Apr 1st, 2019 and stay for 12 months to 12 months



Living Stipend


Travel Stipend

In Partnership With


Project Details

Description and Impact

You will be supporting selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in developing and / or improving a brand that will stand out in the market. Also developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, product packaging and websites. By working in this role, you will contribute to enhance the training and facilitation skills of highly motivated Tanzanians. When they are more empowered, they can deliver more and better training so that the SMEs can grow, You will be working with national Volunteer in this role.


Success for this project would involve:

·           Liaising with SME’s to determine their requirements and document the design brief

·         Regular contact with the SME, briefing and advising them with regard to design style, format, print production and timescales

·         Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and font style and size

·         Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief

·         Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required

·         Liaising with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality

Reporting to Creative Services Coordinator and Head of Project.

These KPI’s can be subject to change if deemed necessary by project manager or employee.


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 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphics or equivalent experience. 
  • Experience in the design and proto-typing of packaging material
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, in English
  • Excellent DTP skills with focus on design and photo-editing software
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines 
  • Self-Starter that can work independently

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: 

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge 

We Provide These Local Benefits

Benefits Overview

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


  • You should be willing to live in the same way as your local colleagues.
  • Accommodation is generally 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 live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all 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 live an expat lifestyle or 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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