Free of charge: Communication and Media Manager


The mission of DAKTARI is to educate and inspire local children to value their environment and stimulate community development.

Every Monday, eight new students come to DAKTARI’s camp to spend the week building their knowledge of the environment and wildlife. They attend lessons, do activities, and interact with the animals in the wildlife orphanage. DAKTARI also works at the secondary schools to further this education and undertake community development programs.    

About the Program

Position: Communication and Media Manager

Contract: 6 - 12 month volunteer


To manage the day-to-day marketing tasks across all platforms including social media, the website and specific umbrella organizations as well as working on strategic campaigns throughout the year to boost fundraising, awareness, partnerships and the recruitment of volunteers. Part of your role is tell everyone what is happening at DAKTARI every day. That means you have a front-row seat to all of the exciting things happening at the camp!

Your job will include:

  • Managing in a professional way DAKTARI’s accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, linkedin and Tik Tok, including posting content daily
  • Writing and sending DAKTARI’s monthly newsletter and other campaign emails
  • Managing DAKTARI’s partnership with GlobalGiving, including:
    • Updating program pages when necessary
    • Completing quarterly program reports
    • Thanking donors by email
    • Strategically planning and executing fundraising campaigns
  • Creating media and marketing content for DAKTARI including brochures, merchandise, photos, and videos
  • Maintaining DAKTARI’s brand across all promotional materials and enforcing its use throughout the organisation
  • Updating and improving DAKTARI’s website


  • You must be comfortable working with Apple computers
  • You must be able to meet deadlines and manage your time well
  • You must have strong English writing skills
  • Previous marketing or communications experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Adobe software is strongly preferred, specifically Photoshop and/or Fireworks
  • Photography experience and/or experience making videos a huge plus
Everything YOU would need to help do your job will be provided here at the camp and remember Social media will become your NEW best friend :)

Institution: DAKTARI Bush School

Languages: English

Category: NGO Support, Marketing and IT

Services inclus:

  • Airport Taxi
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Internet access
  • Free of charge