Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Communications Advisor (Short Term Consultant)
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/Office of Development Planning/Policy, Outreach, Strategy and Evaluation Division (DP/POSE)
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
The Bureau for Africa’s Communication and Outreach team seeks an energetic communications specialist for a short -term assignment. The communications team is part of the Africa Bureau’s Office of Development Planning (AFR/DP). AFR/DP provides leadership for Bureau strategy and policy development and overseas monitoring, evaluation and assessment of performance of Africa Bureau programs. AFR/DP identifies and addresses crosscutting development issues, manages the allocation and tracking of budget resources, assesses the impact of assistance, coordinates assistance with other donors, provides guidance on overall program and budgeting strategy and policies, and coordinates public outreach on USAID Africa programs. The Communications Advisor will report to the head of AFR/DP/Policy, Outreach, Strategy and Evaluation Division (POSE) and coordinate closely with the Africa Bureau Senior Communications Advisor. The Communications Advisor will be the Bureau’s key point of contact on assigned communications matters and coordinates between field, USAID and other stakeholders as necessary and will provide general outreach and communication support to the USAID Africa Bureau.
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Interested candidates should submit their CV, two writing samples, and a sample of design work (if available).
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.