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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
  • Achieving Open Data and Open Government on a continental level is a mammoth task. Code for Africa is therefore deliberately designed as a vehicle for partnerships, to allow for shared knowledge and collaborative solutions, driven by thematic champions and diverse approaches
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    Community Coordinator

    The successful candidate will collaborate with a dynamic, cross-border team of data analysts, community coordinators, digital designers, and editorial experts. They will also receive support from CfA’s software engineering and forensic research teams located in 22 countries across Africa.


    The ideal candidate for this role should have the following:

    • A minimum of 4 years of experience in community organising or a related field, working directly with groups and individuals.
    • Excellent project management skills, including handling multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
    • Experience delivering on contractual project requirements and producing regular reports for monitoring purposes.
    • Experience organising and coordinating local and international events and community outreach (including offline, online, and hybrid events).
    • Comfortable with facilitating and delivering training, skills coaching and mentoring.
    • Significant experience in stakeholder engagement, with a proven ability to build relationships and engage with diverse audiences, including academics, journalists, storytellers, data analysts, researchers, technologists, and editors.
    • Excellent organisational and communication skills, written and verbal, for large and small groups, in-person and via phone and email.
    • Experience designing and implementing community-informed research strategies, including writing and designing surveys and questionnaires to solicit feedback on various topics.
    • Familiarity with growth and impact metrics, as well as web analytics
    • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure, with excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time efficiently.
    • Proficiency in the English language (spoken and written).


    Candidates who can demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

    • Experience working in the technology, non-profit and/or media environments will be advantageous.
    • An understanding of database management and familiarity with spreadsheets. 
    • Experience managing content distribution, such as blogs and stories through various channels, including social media, and websites (Medium, WordPress). 
    • Good working knowledge of HTML, WordPress and SEO. 
    • Experience working with a multinational and fully remote organisation.
    • Bilingual in English and French (spoken and written).

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