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Communication officer
Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: One Year
 Closing Date: 15 Nov 2019


Established in 2015, the Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights is a not-for-profit professional institution operating as a social enterprise committed to promoting the reproductive and sexual well being of all Sudanese people with special attention to women, girls, youth and minorities.


IRH&R has four established programs

  • The Reproductive Health Program
  • Reproductive Justice and Bodily Rights Program
  • Sudan Free of FGC Program
  • Art for Change Program


IRH&R is a growing Institution with opportunities for young and middle level professional to join a dynamic high quality creative work environment and acquire experiences and skills to advance within the Institution or to better compete at national regional and international levels.

For more information visit our website:  www.IRHRSudan.org

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Translation, editing, and proofreading (English & Arabic) of small written material when needed
  • Handle incoming requests for information from media outlets
  • Build collaborative relation with media professionals (radio, TV and print)
  • Coordinate the development of printed public information materials (pamphlets and brochures)
  • Produce a monthly summary of the Institute activities and disseminate it to all stake holders
  • Documentation and archiving of Institute’s events and activities (i.e. edit & proofread events summaries and photos)
  • Manage website content and social media updates
  • Create a list of potential service providers (photographers, video production companies, designers, printing houses, editors and proof-readers)
  • Manage consultants and service providers under the communication umbrella


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • A university degree in communication, Journalism, or related field
  • Interest in social development issues with a focus on women’s and adolescent health and rights
  • At least two years’ experience working in communication
  • Command of both Arabic and English languages in speaking, writing and correspondence
  • Proven time management and organizing skills
  • Has good grasp of the media and communication institutions and networks in Sudan
  • Self motivated with the ability to bring new ideas and approaches that are practical and actionable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms
  • Able to design in-house products such as posters and invitations to events
  • Able to commit to work for at least one year (renewable)

This is offered as a full time position, with a three-months assessment period, but number of days and hours of work may be negotiable


Our salary scale is linked to experience and proven skills and there is an added benefits package


To apply send an up-to-date CV with a cover letter, in English, stating:

  1. Why you are interested in this position and in joining the Institute
  2. Explain why you think that your experience and skill set match the stated requirements


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