ICRISAT is seeking applications for the position of Communication Assistant to work in the areas of traditional and social media development, videography, events, infographics and basic graphic design. The position will be based at ICRISAT, Bamako, Mali with responsibilities in all target countries.
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.
ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit – www.icrisat.org
Roles and Responsibilities -
The Communication Assistant will perform the following tasks under the direction of the ICRISAT’s Head Communication and Regional Information for West and Central Africa:
The initial contract will be for 2 years with a possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance, need for the position and availability of funds.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 30 September 2022 on Icrisat.email@example.com, with a letter of motivation, latest curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer