eHealth Africa is hiring a
Who we are
eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results. We leverage our staff and department expertise across five programmatic areas:
━ Health Delivery Systems
━ Public Health Emergency Management Systems
━ Disease Surveillance Systems
━ Laboratory & Diagnostic Systems
━ Nutrition & Food Security Systems
In each of these programmatic areas, we partner with governments, communities, nonprofits and other stakeholders to generate holistic solutions, because we believe that every community deserves access to the tools that can enable them to lead healthier lives.
Purpose of the Position
The Communications Coordinator supports and maintains key online communications activities for eHA including the website(s), email marketing, social media, cross-platform analytics, and digital (search and social) advertising. The job role also includes guiding and encouraging colleagues across the organization to engage with digital communications activities.
Keywords: Social media content management, writing, Content Management Systems, Email Marketing, Graphic design (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Canva)
What you’ll do
To perform this job successfully, the Coordinator, Communications must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
Scope and accountability
一 This position will report directly to the Communications Manager
Social Media Management, online community management
Support in ensuring that eHAs’ website is up-to-date and relevant, follows best practice and presents our work, resources and impact clearly.
Write, collate (including copy editing and proofreading where necessary) and upload high quality, engaging content (fact sheets, blogs, case studies) to the website in line with agreed content priorities.
Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with the media as well as with partners and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of communication objectives.
Prepare press releases, media advisories and briefs.
As a member of the Communications team, contribute to the creation of content strategy, helping to identify the most compelling ‘stories’ and most effective ways of communicating our work via digital channels.
Work with external consultants to coordinate development or revamps to the website and ensure any technical issues are resolved.
Ensure eHAs’ website is made visible to target audiences through effectively optimizing content for search engines, managing eHAs’ Google Ad account and undertaking other relevant initiative
Other communications and organizational activities
Who you are
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
eHA Gender Diversity Statement
At eHealth Africa, diversity is integral to who we are. We value and honor diverse backgrounds and experiences, strive to create inclusive and equitable working environments that promote Learning, Fairness and Opportunities for all.
We believe strongly in our mission and values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.
IMPACT & QUALITY:
We push ourselves to maintain high standards ensuring that we produce the most meaningful results in everything we do, no matter how big or small.
We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We take smart risks and foster an environment where creativity and innovation thrive.
We are honest and truthful in our work. We always do what is right, even when it is not easy. We put our values into practice and hold each other accountable.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.