Tetra Tech International Development Services
Posted Job
12 months ago

Social Marketing/Behavior Change Communications Specialist (SM/BCC)

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Senior Technical Specialists positions on an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded environment and natural resources project in Zambia. The purpose of USAID Alternatives to Charcoal Activity is to reduce charcoal energy consumption in Zambia, and catalyze an increase in the use of private sector-led low emissions charcoal alternative technologies and/or fuels in order to reduce deforestation directly attributed to charcoal production. Tetra Tech seeks experienced candidates for the following positions:


The Social Marketing/Behavior Change Communications Specialist will provide technical expertise in planning, implementing and evaluating social marketing and behavior change communications and awareness campaigns that increase the adoption of viable energy alternatives and efficient cooking technologies in urban areas. S/he will oversee market research and studies that will develop effective messaging and communication dissemination strategies that focus on 1) available energy sources and fuel-efficient technologies; and 2) environmental, social and human health consequences of deforestation and forest degradation. S/he will develop comprehensive communication tools and SM/BCC campaign materials and activities, using evidence-based theories and methodologies, using effective messaging platforms including social/digital media, radio, mobile communication, peer support and local messaging:

  • Experience working with regional and national BCC firms, advertising agencies, public relations experts, production vendors, community mobilizers, and/or consultants is required.
  • Experience building capacity of local community-based organizations to implement quality and successful SM/BCC activities is preferred.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

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Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

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