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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education

Communications Specialist, Pretoria, South Africa

Human Resources
International Development Group
190GX Requisition #
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Minimum Required Education & Experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


Skills & Abilities

Skills and abilities required to perform the essential job duties of this job are listed below.


  • A degree in journalism, public administration, international affairs or a closely related field.

  • Experience working with USAID or other major donors preferred.

  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Fluency in English required.


    Physical/Mental Demands


    Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above. 

  • Operating a computer and other office machinery

  • Thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI, as well as across countries in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines

  • Ability to travel to countries in sub-Saharan Africa as required

  • Ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require

  • Ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance

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