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, Rooted in Trust: Internews Zimbabwe
Deadline: 17 September 2021
About the project
The Rooted in Trust project works to combat COVID-19 rumors and misinformation in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Brazil, Mali, DRC, Sudan and South Sudan. We work to create impact at the local level and inform approaches to rumor management at the global level. The project is supported by a Global Technical Advisory team made up of media, humanitarian, data science and information management experts. In Phase 1 of the project, we collected more than 19 thousand rumors in 14 languages and supported more than 30 local trusted information providers. In this critical phase of the pandemic, we will build on these efforts to listen and respond to the information challenges faced by vulnerable groups in humanitarian contexts, encouraging open dialogue between citizens and scientists and stronger and more collaborative partnerships between information providers (such as local media) and humanitarian and health sources.
About the opportunity
The Information Management Officer (IMO) is responsible for ensuring optimal practices in data collection and storage. The IMO will work closely with the Data Analyst and project partners to collect, understand and respond to rumor data. The IMO will be responsible for helping to train and mentor partners in Internews' Social Media Listening methodologies (including data collection), as well as overseeing data quality, cleaning and storage practices and supporting the Data Analyst to visualize data trends.
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