German Embassy School Addis Ababa Vacancy 2023

German Embassy School Addis Ababa invites qualified applicants for the following job position.

The German Embassy School Addis Ababa, DBSAA for short, is located in the district of Aware, in the north-east of the Ethiopian capital. Roman Herzog, the then President of the Federal Republic of Germany, broke ground for the school at its current location on 26.01.1996. The bungalow-like buildings on the hillside serve as classrooms, surrounded by many green spaces; with a German standard sports hall, a football field, as well as a 100-metre track and long jump pit!

Position: Marketing Officer

Required Qualification and Experience:

  • Studies or training in communication, journalism, public relations, marketing or related disciplines Administration 
  • Professional experience and solid understanding of marketing strategies and digital marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; basic knowledge of German is desireable – Willingness to work on weekends and in the evenings due to school events – Proven knowledge of common office and administrative software (MS Office, Access database Outlook), WordPress CMS and graphic design software such as InDesign or Illustrator
  • Responsible, versatile personality with good manners and ability to work in a team; high motivation and commitment
  • Experience in the host country Ethiopia is an advantage


  • Recognition of the Design and development of a new corporate identity
  • Elaboration of a marketing concept
  • Responsibility for DBSAA website content, content development and management including social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedInetc.)
  • Creation of modern marketing products like flyers, posters, brochures, image film, creative merchandising
  • Documentation of school events and school and kindergarten life in general (photo and film)
  • Coordination and design of the school’s annual yearbookOrganization and implementation of the annual trade fair appearance at didacta in Germany
  • Design of info areas on the school grounds as well as promotional material for school
  • internal events
  • Development and implementation of a donation and sponsor program, e.g. for scholarship holders, projects, research partnerships
  • Establishment and maintenance of contacts to local, German and European companies
  • Fundraising in Germany to support projects at DBSAA
  • Support of the school store with merchandising sales

Start Date: 01.09.2023 (contract initially for one year with possibility of extension).

Scope of work: part-time (25 h/week)

Benefits: Appropriate payment according to qualifications and professional experience, attractive working conditions in a motivated team in an international environment.

How to Apply:

Send your application documents (CV, references) by email to

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