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Program Manager

Every child can read. Every child must read. If that resonates with you, we are interested in hearing from you. ZimLibrary is a non-profit literacy organisation that is creating a vibrant space for children and adults to read and learn in Ruwa and beyond. It started 5 years ago, with the simple vision of getting a book in the hands of every child in the community.

We are looking to hire a full-time Manager – someone who loves ecosystem building, community innovation, and books and is an all-around operations guru to help make our vision come to life. This is an opportunity to be part of a center that makes an impact on the community.

Who’s it for?
Challenges don’t scare you, you like using both sides of your brain, you know how to manage up and you love being in the trenches while contributing to the strategic vision.

What you will be doing
Oversee staff and volunteers; Establish and maintain partnerships; Maintain and create communication with library users through email, social media, and / or in-house message boards.

What you have
Optimism – an open and positive attitude towards change and personal development; Integrity – Doing the right things always – using sound judgment – even when no one is looking; Excellence – Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done; Entrepreneurial Spirit – Seeing opportunities others haven’t – and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first; Results oriented- Strategic thinker who is also excited to lead day-to-day tactical execution; Proactive – Willing to work independently and collaboratively; Tech savvy-Social media proficiency -Proficient in basic software such as MS Office; Educated – At least a Bachelor’s degree.

How to apply

Send an email to explaining in 500 words or less, why we should hire you. No CVs or certificates needed. Feel free to forward. Even to people who aren’t looking.

Deadline: 31 May 2019

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