Samaritan’s Purse

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. Samaritan’s Purse is privileged to be part of the humanitarian effort in Ethiopia and legally registered as foreign charity to work in Ethiopia since October 08, 2018.

Samaritan’s Purse External Vacancy Announcement

Position 1 – Information Officer

Education / Experience Needed

Graduate in Journalism, Communications, or a related field.
Relevant experience and training preferred, especially in the humanitarian sector.
Proficiency in writing and editing.
Proficiency in using Canon DSLR camera gear to capture photographs and video; proficiency in, or willingness to learn, capturing video clips and interviews utilizing a smartphone.
Proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Light Room, etc.).
One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
Language: Proficient in reading and writing in English. Working knowledge of Amharic is required.
Work Place: Addis Ababa

Position 2 – Human Resourse Coordinator

Education / Experience Needed

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.
At least three years related experience required.
Language: Proficient in reading and writing in English. Working knowledge of Amharic is required.

Skills Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing to abide by Samaritan’s Purse’s code of conduct and understand the principals of Samaritan’s Purse’s Statement of Faith, as well as be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Good time-management skills
Highly organized and efficient worker; skilled at multi-tasking
Positive and personable demeanor
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Willing to take initiative and work independently when needed
Reliable and personable; enjoy working with a diverse range of individuals and ensuring employee requirements and needs are met first.

How To Apply

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position advertised by submitting their CV/Resume (maximum of 2 pages) and application letter (one Page only) no later than May 12, 2023 to Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, “position Title”

Only candidates that are short-listed will be contacted.