Thursday, 18 April 2013

Social Marketing Specialist~MSABI

Exciting Opportunity to Join MSABI – Social Marketing Specialist 

MSABI is an organization focusing on delivering progressive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions. The program is a demand-driven, market based, replicable and expandable model for the implementation of cost-efficient community based solutions. The non-profit organization is pioneering innovative hardware and software systems that create independence, ownership and local WASH service delivery. MSABI acts as capacity building centre and spin-off hub for local sector related businesses and organizations. Research programs, in collaboration with international leading institutes, aim at developing, testing and validating new technologies and approaches.  The MSABI team has over 60 local staff supported by international specialists. MSABI is seeking a Social Marketing Specialist to join our team.  The role is suited to experienced persons with more than 5 years advertising and marketing expertise.  Ideally the applicant will have prior experience in social enterprise and community development.  Though, candidates with general commercial advertising/marketing experience will be considered based on merit.  Most importantly the candidate must have a passion for advertising/marketing, and an interest in WASH and community development. 
The position will involve developing and implementing marketing campaigns for MSABI private sector WASH services.  In particular, we have a need to develop a marketing strategy for our locally manufactured filter pots and for a region wide market based sanitation program.  Other programs requiring input include our demand based water program and “True Life” maintenance subscription service.
The position has opportunity to grow into a leadership role and also present a unique opportunity to undertake ground-breaking work and research.  Preferably the successful candidate will have prior experience working on a rural WASH program, WASH technical knowledge including latest innovation sector developments, experience with developing proposals, project management and financial control, ability to build local capacity, and strong team building skills.    
To learn more about MSABI visit our website at  To submit your application or ask questions email Applications close May 30th.

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