Writer With an Entrepreneurial Spirit

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L-IFT seeks a dynamic and committed writer with the ability to communicate complex research findings to a range of audiences.
–       Economic or social development background (with affinity to microfinance and financial inclusion)
–       Aptitude for technology and social media
–       Able to live in a developing country and potentially to move about every 6 to 12 months
–       Native speaker English (or equivalent)
Ideal person:
–       Great passion for writing
–       Flexible, meeting deadlines, working on different projects simultaneously
–       Captivating journalistic style, which is easy to digest but does not avoid mentioning hard to understand subjects
–       Team-player
–       Conducting your own research by your design, within our research mechanism
What we offer:
–       Working in a team. Forming part of a young, dynamic research organization with 10 staff based across 4 countries. We have great ambitions for taking our solution to many countries and deepening our services. This position will be crucial to achieve our goals.
–       Based in Kampala or Jinja, Uganda.
–       Potentially a long-term job (several years)
–        Travel around Uganda and likely being stationed later on in other countries, including in Asia

Additional Information

To apply, please send to mhelmrich@l-ift.com:
– A motivation letter
– Your CV
– Sample(s) of your writing