West and North Africa Communications Officer

About IDinsight

We amplify social impact by partnering with leaders to develop tailored solutions. Our mission is to use data and evidence to help leaders combat poverty worldwide.

IDinsight is a mission-driven global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps global development leaders maximize their social impact. We tailor a wide range of data and evidence tools, including randomized evaluations and machine learning, to help decision-makers design effective programs and rigorously test what works to support communities. We work with governments, multilateral agencies, foundations, and innovative non-profit organizations in Asia and Africa. Our work spans a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, education, health, governance, sanitation, financial inclusion, and other areas.

We have expertise in a variety of rigorous approaches and methodologies, which we tailor to each client depending on their needs and constraints. To achieve a positive social impact we:

Support clients’ use of data and evidence for routine and major decision-making.
Inform funding decisions – toward high-impact initiatives and away from less effective programs or approaches.
Create and share tools, knowledge, and ideas that expand the use of data and evidence for social good.
Our diverse, growing team of roughly 180 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more about our mission and values at www.IDinsight.org.

About the West and North Africa Communications Officer role

IDinsight is seeking a fully bilingual (French / English) mid-level communications professional with 4-7 years’ experience in strategic communications and/or policy advocacy to join our team and help amplify the impact of our work and build our influence and visibility with key audiences in West and North Africa. The Officer will be based in Dakar, Senegal or Rabat, Morocco and will support our teams in the region.

The Officer will work with regional project teams as well as regional leadership on strategic communications activities to amplify project impact and influence policymakers, research peers, philanthropies, NGOs and others operating in the region. The Officer will be supported by a centralized Communications team including the Designer, Digital Officer, Strategic Communications Director, as well as consultants. The Officer will report to the Strategic Communications Director with a dotted line to the Regional Lead. The Communications Officer will be part of the Communications Team, but will be the point person for communications in the region.

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