BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity, which uses media and communications to help reduce poverty and support people to understand their rights. BBC Media Action is in the Consortium for Sustainable WASH in Fragile ConTexts (SWIFT) and will take lead on the community-based and mass media communication.
In the SWIFT Consortium, the WASH Results Programme (WRP) will be implemented by a wide range of existing local partners, including governmental and non-governmental organizations.
BBC Media Action in Kenya seeks to recruit for the positions of: Research Officer, WASH
- The candidate should have at least 3 years of experience conducting social research, preferably in the area of Water Sanitation and Health (WASH) and with particularly strong qualitative research skills.
This is an exciting new role and an opportunity to work with a dynamic and creative team.
Broadcast Mentor, WASH
The Broadcast Mentor will be responsible for implementing the capacity building component of the WASH intervention in Kenya by combining direct/remote support and in situ development of radio programmes for our broadcast partner.
The Mentor will train and mentor broadcast partners in technical areas, editorial practice, programme planning, content management, production and programme design, in accordance with agreed plans.
- S/he will also monitor the progress of broadcast partner staff throughout the capacity building programme, and assist in research and evaluation as needed.
- The ideal candidate should have at least three years experience with an INGO in a similar role, ideally with thematic specialisation in water, sanitation and hygiene issues.
- This is an exciting new role and an opportunity to work with a dynamic and creative team.
For this role, strong editorial judgement and substantial journalism experience, including experience in training journalists, is essential.
Candidates should send their CV and a covering letter (PDF or Microsoft Word format) which outlines their experience and suitability for the role in English to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, with the name of the position applied for in the subject line by end of Friday 20th June 2014.
Please do not send certificates or other attachments. Applicants with no separate covering letter will not be considered.
This is a local post applicable to people who have the legal right to live and work in Kenya. ‘National terms and conditions will apply’.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
The full job descriptions for these positions can be downloaded at: www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/jobs