FemInStyle Africa is a women-led digital magazine that is committed to telling the stories of African women by African women. We focus on politics, gender, finance, health, profiles and fashion, lifestyle, and travel with women as the central focus.

Working with us will offer an opportunity to grow in a young and dynamic organisation that values creativity and innovation. We offer a conducive and non-toxic work environment where your contribution is valued and recognised. You will be joining a movement of fun, stylish and fierce women fighting for gender equality! We value:

Teamwork

We work together towards a common goal and so operate an open-door policy where your teammates and managers are on hand to offer support in achieving company and individual.

Respect

We value treating everyone with consideration and dignity.

Integrity

We value being accountable, responsible, and professional in the decisions that we make.

Criteria

FemInStyle Africa is committed to amplifying women’s voices and therefore our recruitment process focuses primarily on prioritising applications from women and other minority groups.

Open Roles

The following roles are currently open at FemInStyle Africa. If you would like to explore working with FemInStyle Africa in a role that is not listed below or as a volunteer, please email info@feminstyle.africa.

Fundraising and Partnerships Coordinator

We are looking for a dynamic, creative, and enthusiastic Fundraising and Partnerships Coordinator who can develop and manage our fundraising strategy in the coming years, paying particular attention to building our supporter base and developing new partnerships. We are looking for a self-motivated and ambitious individual with a genuine passion for international development.

The Fundraising and Partnership

Coordinator will have a unique and exciting opportunity to help FemInStyle Africa grow and make a real and tangible impact to our beneficiaries. This includes helping to raise important funds to support the development of our content creation process and digital marketing strategy as well as building tangible interventions in different locations across the continent. As a small not-for-profit, the Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator will work closely with the CEO and COO in coming up with strategies and interdepartmental opportunities to learn more about what we do. We are a small but passionate, friendly and close-knit team where staff are encouraged to execute creative and new ideas, working together to support each other’s efforts.

This role will cover a diverse range of our fundraising activities and require someone with the competence and experience to manage multiple aspects of our strategy. It would be desirable for someone to have previous experience working within a small organisation to understand the dynamics between providing strategic development and handling the day-to-day operations. Areas of responsibility will include:

STRATEGY & VISION:

FemInStyle Africa is looking for someone with the vision and energy to develop a clear 3-year fundraising & partnership development strategy that will build upon existing strengths of FemInStyle Africa and develop new, innovative ideas in a professional and effective manner. This will require someone with adaptability, creativity and strong relationship building skills, working with the organisation’s CEO and Senior Management Team to design, implement and effectively monitor a strategy. This will be done with the aim of fulfilling a number of key objectives that will help increase our fundraising income over the coming 3 years. This will include setting out clear annual plans and executing these against agreed financial targets set with the CEO. This will include:
Engaging new supporters and increasing ‘sign ups. FemInStyle Africa is a young organisation so building a strong network of supporters, to grow and fulfil our ambitious vision, will be a central objective for this role.

Improving communications, with particular focus on digital fundraising. This will include helping to build a stronger online community through improved social media and donor/supporter communications via email, website etc. It would be desirable for someone to have relevant experience and understanding about the future of digital fundraising (for instance, integrating easier donation technologies).

Developing new partnerships, including a specific focus on establishing and cultivating new relationships with donor community giving groups, and corporate partners.

Alongside developing a robust fundraising strategy for FemInStyle Africa, the Fundraising and Partnerships Director will also be responsible for the following tasks:

COMMUNICATIONS:

This role will include bringing new, creative ideas around our communications and marketing, taking the lead with our Social Media Team in identifying strong stories, engaging news/content etc. and working alongside the CEO with designers/videographers on the production of various fundraising/marketing materials, including regular and strong donor communications. This will include our Newsletter, specific annual appeals/campaigns, digital communications, thank you letters and other relevant donor communications.

PARTNERSHIPS:

As highlighted above, we are looking for someone with the confidence to initiate new partnerships and the ability to forge new connections/relationships with possible supporter, volunteer, or donor groups. Applicants should subsequently be comfortable in this environment and it would be desirable for someone to have had previous online and in person fundraising experience or knowledge. Beyond online, the Fundraising and Partnerships Coordinator should aid the CEO in the approach and partnership development with other key relationships. For instance, other community groups, major donors, corporate groups etc.

OTHER:

It will be the Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator responsibility to execute FemInStyle Africa’s broader fundraising efforts and ensure they are implemented to a high standard. This will include overseeing the completion of the following activities:
Donor management, including ensuring donors are thanked in a timely manner and supporter communications are managed effectively, including our regular donors and through sites like Crowdfunding.
Working with our Operations Director to ensure donations are appropriately tracked in our donor database. The Operations Director will provide valuable on-going support to this role, helping to manage the database, third party systems (CAF, JustGiving) etc
Designing and manage the successful implementation of any fundraising events that sits within the strategy.
Provide quarterly reports to FemInStyle Africa’s Board of Trustees, sharing progress against the agreed strategy with clear KPIs.

This is a commission based role, are you happy to proceed?

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Social media content Creator

FemInStyle Africa is looking for a Creative Feminist Social Media Content Creator.

We are searching for a self-driven, detail-oriented Content Creator to produce high-quality content for our brand. The Content Creator will update existing content, generate new content, and identify new ways to reach our target audience.
To be a successful Social Media Content Creator, you should focus on appealing to our audience interests by creating engaging material. Ultimately, the successful candidate will promote collaboration between internal stakeholders to ensure consistency in our brand positioning and the brand voice.

Job Description

1. Writing, reviewing, editing, and updating digital content for our social media platforms, marketing materials, and similar platforms.
2. Conducting research to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about the subject matter, and then contextualizing your findings.
3. Design posters and artwork for our Social Media Platforms.
4. Brainstorm on design ideas for all digital materials.
5. Use social media to engage, respond to questions or comments, and to promote the brand’s initiatives.
6. Collaborating with the digital head and senior management to establish campaign objectives, complete tasks, and identify and solve problems.
7. Monitoring social media and website metrics.
8. Suggesting new ways to increase the brand’s digital footprint and to reach new audiences.
9. Monitor competitor activity and what can be done to get ahead of the competition.
10. Engage with other brand’s content (brands that share in our activism) by commenting on their posts.
11. Research on the current social media trends and find ways that we can capitalize on them.

Requirements

• Experience creating strong, engaging content.
• A rich portfolio of brands that have been managed.
• An understanding of SEO best practices.
• Demonstrated excellence in copywriting.
• Excellent research, organizational, and time management skills.
• Strong listening and communication skills.
• The capacity to work independently and collaboratively.
• Ability to work efficiently without compromising quality.

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Health Writer

Duties 

  • Write stories on Women’s health 
  • Create timely content  that is in tune with the health awareness calendar. 
  • Participate in creating content through videos and in any other way that supports Feminstyle Africa’s Vision.

Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar with a familiarity with a standard style guide
  • Ability to communicate scientific or medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm  for Women’s health 
  •  Ability to interpret and present clinical data and other complex information
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required; emphasis in health/science-related field preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team   
  • Meeting deadlines is a very important part of the job

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Finance Writer

Duties 

  • Write stories on money and all other aspects of economics affecting black women 
  • Create educative and insightful content on Black women and money. 
  • Participate in creating content through videos and in any other way that supports Feminstyle Africa’s Vision.

Requirements

  • Candidates from financial background or experience in financial content writing – articles, blogs and from financial news candidates/financial writing companies.
  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar with a familiarity with a standard style guide
  • Keeping watch on various financial trends and especially those affecting Women in Africa.
  • Proven expertise on how to capture complex financial information and translate it for consumption by a congressional audience
  • Ability to work independently and within a team    
  • Meeting deadlines is a very important part of the job

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Travel Writer

Duties 

  • Create  content  about Africa, fun places to visit, a little history and travel hacks
  • Tell stories about women travelers, travelling as a  black woman 
  • Participate in creating content through videos and in any other way that supports Feminstyle Africa’s Vision.

Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar with a familiarity with a standard style guide
  • Must remember the impression of the place be able  to translate into words
  • Ability to work independently and within a team   
  • Meeting deadlines is a very important part of the job
  • Article should be written in simple fun  language which can be understood by everybody

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Beauty and Fashion Writer

Duties 

  • Write about black women’s fashion and beauty 
  • Research about the latest trends and create fun and interesting  storylines on the fashion and beauty trends
  • Suggest new fashion and beauty  products  ideas in the Articles
  • Build relationships with designers and industry professionals

Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar with a familiarity with a standard style guide
  • Keep abreast of latest fashion and beauty trends 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team  
  • Meeting deadlines is a very important part of the job

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