Jobs@FrontlineSMS: Media Project Manager and New Jobs Page!

  • New FrontlineSMS jobs page!
  • Current opportunity: Media Project Manager!
  • In order to share the exciting opportunities we have to work with us at FrontlineSMS, we now have new jobs page here on our website to keep you all updated on the ways you can become a part of our lively and growing team! This page will show all paid and unpaid roles available at FrontlineSMS, both in the core team and in our sister projects. The location of our vacancies will vary; we currently have staff based in the UK, the US and Kenya.

    Media Project Manager position - recruiting now!

    FrontlineSMS is currently looking for an enthusiastic self-starter, with an interest in international development and /or media to fill the internship role of Media Project Manager, based in our London offices. The post holder will be responsible for project managing one of our sister organisations, FrontlineSMS: Radio, during its exciting trial stages and beyond. One of the most visible parts of FrontlineSMS  is our growing community of sister organisations: separate projects which fall under the FrontlineSMS umbrella who are developing sector-specific plug-ins to do new and incredibly exciting things. FrontlineSMS:Radio is one of these projects, which will develop a new software module (or plug-in) designed specifically to help community radio stations in the developing world interact more dynamically with their audiences.

    The Media Project Manager will also be involved in the work of the FrontlineSMS core team, helping to organise internal and external communications in preparation for the launch of new FrontlineSMS 2.0 software.  We are looking for a candidate who can ensure effective coordination of multiple stakeholder groups and balance software development timelines with the demands of implementing projects on the ground. To find out more about this role visit the jobs page here, where you will find a link to the full job description.

    This is what our outgoing intern, Adam, had to say about working with us:

    “FrontlineSMS is an exciting and dynamic organization. The diversity of the skills and projects of this small organisation makes working here fascinating, while the uniqueness of the projects makes the work very important”.

    And keep a regular eye on our jobs page for more exciting opportunities coming soon!