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One Acre Fund supplies poor farmers with seeds and fertilizer. It also provides training and gives funds to farmers. It mainly focuses on small holder farmers to help them fight hunger and poverty.
The organization currently operates in six countries; Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda and Burundi.
One Acre Fund has offices in Nairobi and is looking for a communications associate who can do writing and editing of articles.
Responsibilities of a successful applicant
Identifying compelling One Acre Fund stories and trends to share globally.
Serve as lead author for the One Acre Fund blog, website and annual reports.
Identify stories that can be of interest to different agricultural audiences.
Ensure consistency of content and develop writing talents of other authors.
Edit writing produced by the communications team for consistency and quality.
Work with other staff authors to write blog posts and annual reports.
Participating in organizing global brand awareness campaigns in coordination with partners.
Organize effective process of producing contents of blog posts and annual reports.
Contribute in raising the profile of One Acre Fund .
Applicant should have ability to write and edit for varied audiences before deadlines.
Applicant should have ability to identify stories to write about.
Applicant should have ability to develop contacts that can be helpful in creating content for One Acre Fund.
Applicant should have ability to conduct interviews.
Applicant should have ability to mentor and develop junior writers.
Applicant should be able to manage writing projects with multiple stakeholders.
Applicant must have existing rights to work in East Africa.
Applicant should be fluent in English. Fluency in Kiswahili, French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage.
Applicant should be able to move from one place to another especially rural areas regularly to interview farmers and staff.
Health insurance of employees is catered for by One Acre Fund.