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P.O. Box 1209
54983 Lexington, KY 40555
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Join us for exciting projects that drive change in Ethiopia. With a passion fueled by a love for Ethiopia and a talent nurtured through experience, we’re proud volunteers committed to making a difference. If you don’t see a role you’re looking for below, contact us to see how you can become Jegna.

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The Gerar Project

Jegna is looking for 3 marketing and advertising experts to share industry best practices with up and coming creatives and agencies in Ethiopia. In partnership with Gerar, we are building The Agency Kit, an online resource center that provides current information on how they can start and run a successful advertising agency. Click here to read the full project description. Click here to read the announcement. In this role, you will:

  • Research industry best practices from reliable sources
  • Use the information supplied by Gerar to develop an understanding of the Ethiopian advertising industry
  • Develop a strategic framework for a topic of your choice from within The Agency Kit
  • Participate in bi-weekly status update calls and longer discussion sessions
  • Work with Gerar and Jegna to ensure the website content is in line with your recommendations
  • Participate in a virtual panel discussion to explain your work to incubatees and local industry experts

Preferred Qualifications

  • A genuine passion for giving back to Ethiopia and a love of advertising and creative work
  • At least 3 years of experience in advertising and marketing — agency experience is plus
  • Stays up-to-date with industry trends

How to Join

If you’re interested in this project, please send your resume and portfolio (if any) to Betlihem Teshome, our diaspora relations director, at betlihem@jegnaworks.org with the title “Interested in Gerar Project.”

Testimonials

A few words from our team members

``It's important for me to create a path that will allow other diaspora professionals to utilize their knowledge and expertise to help grow the Ethiopian economy. Jegna allows me to do just that.”
Tigist “TG” Dad

Director of Diaspora Recruitment

``For a long while, I had been feeling a need to do and be more Ethiopian. To be honest, I did not know what that meant or what it would entail. It was just a dream and a hope....I yearned to give back to Ethiopia, and Jegna gives me that opportunity. I have been a proud member since.``
Leul Tadesse

Director of Programs

``I have always wanted to do something in Ethiopia but wasn’t sure where to start. When I heard People to People was looking to start the Jegna program, I knew I had to be part of this team. And I love how we work collaboratively and have fun doing it.``
Obse “Kuku” Tesfu

Co-Founder and President

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