BBC Media Action Zambia
Posted Job
5 months ago

Outreach And Research Officer (Election focused. 15-month contract)

BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC. We are currently looking to recruit for multiple positions for two projects, one funded by SIDA focusing on media development, elections and local media partners’ news/current affairs, and one funded by the EU which is focused on media development, improved election coverage and sector support to media monitoring . Please note that all positions are based in Lusaka with extensive travel within Zambia. Appointment is dependent on confirmation of funding.


  • A minimum of 3 years work experience of conducting qualitative and quantitative research, preferably in either the social sector, media or NGO sector.
  • Proven track record of designing research tools and questionnaires, and managing focus group discussions and in-depth interviews essential.
  • Candidates with experience on researching media and media content analysis will be preferred.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Social Science or related field.
  • Good analytical skills and report writing experience are essential requirements.
  • Candidates must be able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • A valid driving license is essential.
  • Applicants should send a motivational letter and CV in one document which clearly states the applicant’s name and the position which is being applied for in the subject line.
  • Do not send certificates at this stage.
  • Only email applications will be accepted. Interviews scheduled shortly thereafter. Ideal start date 1st of July.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Confirmation of positions will be done when funding has been fully secured.

Method of Application

Please submit applications to this email:

Application deadline
12 Jun 07:01
Email applications to

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