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tanzania - Youth Participation and Campaigns Assistant (Elections Project)

Closing date: 5pm (East African Time), Sunday 9th November 2014 
Contract Length: 1 year 
Reports to: Senior Programme Coordinator (Election Project)
Interview date: TBC
Salary: TSH 15,796,989
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Restless Development is the national banner carrier for youth-led development. We’ve been in Tanzania since 1993, growing, changing and responding to the most urgent issues facing young Tanzanians. Our work in Tanzania has been cited best practice for our unrivalled methodologies by the World Bank and UNICEF and we are this year winners of the 2014 Resolve Award from the Global Leaders Council for Health. Directly reaching over 110,000 young people across 14 regions each year, it is our young volunteers and youth led networks that lead and deliver transformative change.

As part of a consortium of organizations Restless Development is the youth technical lead within the ‘FAHAMU, ONGEA, SIKILIZWA’ project. The project aims to improve capacities of young people to participate in the election process as future voters, monitors, and contestants.

We will achieve this by educating young people on the process, their rights, and their responsibilities as citizens; activate young people to register, vote, and take part in the elections in other roles (such as monitors and contestants), and work closely with the electoral bodies to ensure young people have space to participate. This project will be implemented on the ground by a team of skills Restless Development alumni and community volunteers in eighteen regions of the country.

Your role will be to ensure that activities implemented through the youth volunteers and youth networks are carried out on time and to a high standard, and comply with donor regulations for reporting and expenditure. You will also coordinate key social media campaigns online and through SMS for the project ensuring wide youth participation, working with M&E to analyse youth feedback, and to ensure our work is visible.

Are you an ambitious, self-driven, experienced young professional who is ready to be challenged? Are you ready to push yourself and maximize your potential? If so, Restless Development Tanzania is looking for YOU!

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To apply please follow the instructions in the job description, sending a completed application form to: jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.org, stating the vacancy job title Tanzania - Youth Participation and Campaigns Assistant (Elections Project)

Closing date for this position is 5pm (East African Time), Sunday 9th November 2014.