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Communications Specialist, Communication for Development Support

International Development
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required.
  • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience in journalism or public relations, including demonstrated experience in digital technologies such as Meta Ads, Twitter Ads, Brandwatch, or others is required.
  • Experience working and traveling in Somalia and in-depth understanding of Somali culture, geography, and development issues is required.
  • Experience working with non-governmental organizations, donors and/or agency or mass media is preferred.
  • Experience in building the capacity of others on how to develop content for social media is preferred.
  • ​​​​​​​Social media or digital marketing certifications are preferred.
  • Experience with managing influencers and user-generated content is preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of digital (websites, social networking, email and blogging), photography and videography to seamlessly apply to multiple scenarios is required.
  • Strong written and verbal fluency in English and Somali languages is required.


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


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MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


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