Our highly collaborative approach convenes public health professionals across sectors to tackle Africa’s greatest health challenges. Using data and informatics to inform solutions, eHealth Africa addresses a community’s most difficult health needs with knowledge, passion and integrity.
We leverage our staff and department expertise across five major domain areas:
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Disease Surveillance & Lab Systems
Health Delivery Systems
Nutrition & Food Security
Supply Chain Strengthening
We are looking for energetic people to join the eHealth Africa Team as we use data to build strong health systems and create a future where Africa’s health systems are equipped to meet the needs of the communities they serve and respond effectively to unexpected public health situations.
What you’ll do
Develop a social media strategy and establish targets for increasing eHA’s online reach
Develop content for external and internal communications, blogs and social networking platforms
Proofread and write / edit content for print and online; help facilitate and ensure integration between online communications and traditional print collateral
Contribute to and regularly update eHA’s website and social media sites, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr and other online communities
Contribute to efforts to expand onto other social media platforms
Develop and maintain a content calendar for social media sites
Respond to online inquiries in real time to build and enhance eHA’s online community
Analyze and measure the performance of eHA’s online activities
Develop, drive and support a wide range of ongoing communications activities related to the external representation of eHA, brand integration and vendor management
Collaborate across eHA departments and functions to build out internal communications
In close collaboration with eHA Leadership and relevant consultants
- Develop and implement an annual strategic Communications Plan that sets out clear and concise company-wide communications goals
- Drive and integrate a brand strategy to tell the eHA story, its mission and scope
Who you are
Bachelor’s in Marketing, Journalism or a related field
5-7 years of experience working in social media and / or marketing
Experience designing and executing successful social media campaigns
Proven track record in crafting substantive and cohesive messaging for an organization that resulted in a measurable difference (e.g. elevated profile, broader visibility, increased funding)
Demonstrated experience building and maintaining professional networks, especially topical press and policy relationships
Proficiency working with web-based communications platforms (e.g. WordPress and MailChimp)
Knowledgeable of website development and maintenance, emerging media technologies, conferences or other speaking opportunities and media relations
Skills to create original work with photography and video (including editing); ability to edit photographs and videos; knowledge of key software such as Photoshop is an advantage
Ability to actively listen to and incorporate ideas to influence strategy and shape content; effectively include others in the design process to get them engaged and take ownership
Demonstrated passion for and commitment to the eHA mission and vision exemplified through professional background or a history of community involvement
Fluent in written and spoken English; intermediate written French is also required
Ability and willingness to play a range of roles from adviser to strategist to hands-on implementer
Cultural sensitivity, sound judgment and strong interest in working in a demanding and intellectually challenging environment
Humble, thoughtful, passionate, data-driven and intellectually curious
You are good at
Proofreading and editing!
Learning and understanding new technologies, applications and processes
Multitasking and meeting deadlines
Creating creative, clear and compelling content
Organization and details
Working independently with minimal direction and supervision
Building buy-in from different teams and stakeholders to achieve a common goal
Identifying and promoting best practices
Extra awesome to have
Experience working internationally strongly preferred
Experience working in the NGO sector and / or West Africa
Knowledge of Krio, Hausa and / or other languages
What we offer
The chance to work alongside local communities to transform health systems in West Africa together
Ability to work directly with the Leadership Team and all levels of the organization, which will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the people and processes that make eHA function
Opportunity to travel between country offices and explore West Africa
A workplace full of smart, talented, and proactive people, who believe in trying novel approaches that help solve big, complex problems
Environment where your opinion matters and your ideas can influence the direction of the company with a positive impact on the quality of our programs
Possibility for professional development & training and a career that will keep you excited and motivated to come to work every day
Competitive compensation & great perks
Above all else
We believe strongly in our mission and core values. Our teams are most successful when they do, too.
IMPACT & QUALITY: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transforrmational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.
INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.
PASSION: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.
HONESTY: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes and work to correct them with openness & expediency.
GROWTH & LEARNING: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skill and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.
OWNERSHIP: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table and invest in the places we call home.
This position may require significant regional and international travel.
Method of Application:
Interested and qualified? applicants or candidates should forward a copy of their CV's to quilloxconsultnig @gmail.com or forward their name, qualification, mobile number and post applying for to the message box or to the mobile number stated on this advert.
NOTE: NOT ABIDING TO THIS ADVICE WILL LEAD TO TOTAL DISQUALIFICATION, ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.