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Communications Specialist, MozMEL Activity, Remote

International Development
21600001588 Requisition #

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.


Project Summary:

The USAID/Mozambique Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MozMEL) Activity is a five-year initiative to support the Mission in monitoring, evaluation, learning, training, and logistical support. The MozMEL Activity seeks to improve USAID Mozambique ability to design and manage evidence informed and local context-informed activities improved on a sustainable, long-term basis.


**Please note: Only Mozambican citizens are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing specific communications products for the USAID MozMEL Activity. The primary focus of the assignment will be to produce high-quality and engaging success stories, infographics, and fact sheets that highlight the impact of the project. The Communications Specialist will work closely with the project team and partners to gather information and develop content. This is a short-term position expected to work two days/week, for a period of performance of one year with the possibility of extension. This position can be performed remotely, and in person at the MozMEL Maputo office.



  • Work with the project team members to identify and gather information on project achievements and success stories.
  • Write compelling and informative success stories, infographics, and fact sheets that showcase project impact and progress.
  • Design and create high-quality infographics and fact sheets that are visually appealing and easy to understand.
  • Manage the production process, including editing, formatting, and proofreading all communication materials.
  • Work with the project team to ensure all communication materials are consistent with the project's branding and messaging.
  • Coordinate with partners and stakeholders to gather feedback on communication materials and incorporate feedback as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a database of success stories, infographics, and fact sheets to be used for future project communication efforts.
  • Perform other communication-related tasks as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or related field is required.
  • Minimum five years of experience in communications, preferably in the international development field, is required.
  • Experience in graphic design and the ability to create visually appealing infographics and fact sheets is required.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and partners is preferred.
  • Knowledge of USAID communication and branding guidelines is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Mozambique context and reality is required.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously is required.
  • Strong focus on storytelling and impact is required.
  • Strong writing and editing skills in Portuguese and English is required.


*Deadline for applying for this position - October 6, 2023*


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.


Reasonable Accommodations:

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.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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