Business Marketing Advisor

Website Cuso International

Location: Addis Ababa, EthiopiaStart Date: February 2024Placement Length: 6 MonthsLanguage Requirements: English Level 5-FluentOpen to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada OnlyThe Volunteer’s Role In this role, you will contribute to the efforts of the Ministry of Labor and Skills (MoLS) whose goal is to create 20 million jobs by 2030. Your main duties will revolve around developing strategic internal and external communications for fundraising while also supporting the team in increasing their knowledge about communications.Apply today and help us to make a difference!As a volunteer, you will: Understand the needs, and design a marketing strategy to support Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Enhance the international market presence to get into the export market Support the design and implementation of business plans Design and implement digital marketing strategies to boost the online presence Organize and deliver staff capacity-building training Essential Requirements:Degree in International Business development, business administration, management, economics or a related field Essential Background:A minimum of 5 years of technical experience in Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), including a minimum of 3 years working for a national enterprise or MSME organization required. What’s in it for YOU?. A life-changing experience!About Us, the Project and the PartnerCuso InternationalCuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups.

Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada. Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027).

SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.Partner – Ethiopian Women Lawyers’ AssociationEthiopian Women Lawyers’ Association (EWLA) is a non-profit women’s advocacy group founded by Ethiopian women lawyers. Their mission is to see a country where women are equal and articulate its mission as promoting the economic, political, social and legal rights of women and assist them to secure full protection of their rights under the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and other international human rights conventions. Experience in Strategy development, program design, training facilitation and program management and working with CSO’s.


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