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Graduate Trainee – Policy, Advocacy and Communications (PAC)

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  • Post Date: July 22, 2020
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Job Overview

Position Summary

Responsible for coordinating the organisation’s work in policy, advocacy, communications and public engagement. The role will lead on enhancing ZNNP+’s influence and position as a leading PLHIV-focused organisation across the country.

Job Description

  • Coordinate ZNNP+ Policy, Advocacy and Communications efforts;
  • Ensure ZNNP+’s communication strategy and plan are impact based and further leveraging our digital and social media footprint;
  • Ensure that our policy, advocacy, communication and public engagement interventions can contribute to our overall resource development strategy and revenue generation;
  • Through various communication channels, the work and impact of ZNNP+ are effectively profiled and contribute to an improved understanding, support and engagement from individuals, partners and stakeholders;
  • Ensure that PLHIV voices are represented through local level advocacy efforts and local-national-global linkages;
  • Build strategic partnerships with civil society, donors, government and corporations, UN entities and other organisations to enhance collective response to HIV/ AIDS;
  • Provide support in development of grant proposals;
  • In times of emergency responses, support messaging and policy briefs in collaboration with partners;
  • Support assessment and research activities to gather information and analysis that would inform policy and advocacy briefing documents, assessment reports, and research papers;
  • Ensure there is a yearly communication and digital platform action plan with deliverables in place;
  • Ensure more field-based staff receive basic training and support so they can more effectively capture information and visuals that can be used across our various communications platforms – focus more on “telling the story from the field” and ensure the voices of PLHIV are heard


  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Journalism, development studies, International Relations, Communications or its equivalent;
  • A postgraduate qualification is a plus;
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in policy, advocacy, campaigns, and communications, as well as government and stakeholder engagement;
  • Experience of working in an NGO in the same or related capacity;
  • Understanding of social accountability methodologies;
  • Ability to engage at a strategic level and build collaborative relationships with government, donors, media and peer agencies;
  • Experience in developing an array of communication materials such as publications, video segments, web and other modern media;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Confident presentation and facilitation skills, proven record in provision of trainings a plus;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with PLHIV (including key populations, women, children and youths).

To apply

If you meet the above criteria and you have the drive, send your application including a motivational letter (300 words maximum) and three contactable referees, indicating the preferred Province through:
The Executive Director,
No 28 Divine Road,
Milton Park,

Or via email jobs.znnp@gmail.com

Deadline: 30 July 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelStudent
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience1-3 Years
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