Expired on: Jun 10, 2024

Background of CECOE:

The Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations for Elections (CECOE) is a coalition of over 175 local civil society organizations engaged in democracy and electoral activities across Ethiopia. CECOE obtained a certificate of registration from the FDRE Authority for Civil Society Organizations (ACSO) in 2019 with the registration number 4748. CECOE was established to coordinate civic engagement, increasing citizen participation in voter education, election observation, research, and advocacy with the view to bolstering long-term civil society engagement in Ethiopia’s electoral process in a sustainable manner.

CECOE is currently implementing a project titled “Civic Education for Better Civic Engagement and Political Participation in Ethiopia.” This project is financed by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and commissioned by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany under the “Support to Good Governance (S2GG) in Ethiopia” program, Focused on digital civic education, the project will engage in the design and provision of a nationwide and localized civic education campaign using interactive audiovisual (radio spots and video ads) and printed materials.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Social Media Manager will be responsible for managing CECOE’s social media platforms and ensuring the effective dissemination of civic education content. This role involves content creation, monitoring social media trends, and engaging with the online community to promote civic knowledge and engagement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement social media strategies to promote civic education.
  • Create, curate, and manage published content (images, video, content).
  • Monitor and respond to users in a “social” way while cultivating engagement.
  • Oversee design (e.g., Infographics, Videos, thumbnails, ads etc).
  • Analyze key metrics and tweak strategy as needed.
  • Compile reports for management showing results (ROI).
  • Perform other related tasks which are not stated above as assigned or deemed necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, IT, Social sciences, Public Relations, or any other related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in social media management or a related field.
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge.

Skills and Competencies Required:

Knowledge of the digital world and a good understanding of major social media channels.

Positive attitude, attention to detail, with good multitasking and organizational ability.

Fluency in English and Amharic; an additional local language (Tigrigna, Oromiffa, Somali, etc.) is a plus.

CECOE strongly encourages female candidates to apply!

Job Category: Employment
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Addis Ababa
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