Job Title: Project Associate

Employment Type: Fixed-term Contract

Duration of Employment: 6 months, with a possibility of extension

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Position Summary: The Project Associate will be responsible for supporting all projects at MMI by providing logistic support, facilitating technical efforts, projects, activities under the direct supervision of the Program Coordinator in collaboration with authorized staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support MMI’s data journalism, fact-checking labs under the flagship DAGU Media Labs Program
  • Support MMI’s Project planning and implementation
  • Digital publishing and management, graphics design, audio-visual content production for web and social media
  • Support the project in the procurement process including preparation of TORs, receipts of quotations and evaluation of bids
  • Arrange travel and hotel reservations, assist participants during their stay
  • Monitoring social media and analytic as well as supporting research efforts
  • Assist in event planning, management and other project related activities
  • Scheduling meetings, setting agendas and writing meeting minutes for the project team
  • Organizing, facilitating and participating in stakeholder meetings
  • Communication: Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other materials that communicates the organization’s activities
  • Documentation: Maintain database: Resources, contacts, project files
  • Perform any other related task as may be assigned

Project Associate Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree communications, journalism, or related field of study

  • 1-2 years of experience in a related field
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word,Excel, and Power-point
  • Knowledge of documentation and other administrative procedures.

How   to   Apply:   Prospectors    please    send    your    resume    and    cover   letter to or

MERSA Media Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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