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Rwanda Senior Content Coordinator

One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

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About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role

Radio is the most popular media platform in Rwanda. Over 92% of Rwandan farmers listen to radio and use it as a primary source of information and entertainment. Our department capitalizes on this reach, using mass marketing and creative advertising to influence all farmers to adopt behaviors that make them more prosperous and healthy.

We are looking for a passionate creative to join our radio department. You will report to the Rwanda Mass Marketing and Radio Advertising Senior Lead, and take on a portfolio of varying projects, creating impactful audio stories from research and concept development to script writing and production oversight.

Responsibilities

  • Content oversight - written and audio: Work with the project leads to develop content that leads to positive farmer behaviour change. This involves independent campaign design, message development oversight, content review, message field testing, and oversight of content production
  • Creative talent management: You will manage a ream of creative contractors including scriptwriters, voice actors, stage actors, and presenters. This involves management and oversight of all processes and activities related to the team of casual creatives including scheduling, budget development, and policy implementation.
  • Research: Work with the research team to explore farmer behaviors to help design behaviour change content. This involves desk research to identify settings, customs, and behaviors tied to farmers, and supporting formative research for campaign development by participating in field data collection and results analysis workshops. You will be also expected to identify and advocate for implementing best practices process for message development and testing
  • Partner Management: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with key partners including producers, broadcasters and internal partners. You will also support the broader marketing and advertising strategy across the organization, working collaboratively with other departments and external partners on targeted research projects, and campaigns

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Creative story-teller and communicator, with an ability to manage a range of partners
  • Proficient qualitative research skills, with an ability to transform data into compelling project designs and communication content
  • Experience with production-editing and copy-editing
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree preferred with a preference for social sciences, marketing, or humanities
  • Minimum 2+ years of professional writing experience developing content for behaviour change
  • Language: Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off 

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda

Application Link

https://grnh.se/0a62f7a51us 

Application Deadline

03 August 2024

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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