Procter & Gamble (P&G) Sponsors Africa Online Job Fair 2010

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P&G is a Bronze Sponsor for the upcoming Fair, scheduled for November 3, 2010.

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P&G's single, unifying growth strategy is rooted in our enduring purpose: We will grow by touching and improving the lives of more consumers in more parts of the world. We're carrying it out across all of our business, and around the world.

Zebrajobs.com announced today that Procter & Gamble, a Fortune 500 international leader in the manufacturing of consumer goods, is a Bronze Sponsor of the second Africa Online Job Fair (AOJF) 2010 organized by Zebrajobs.com. The Africa Online Job Fair is the leading online platform connecting employers with job seekers to interact on wide-ranging career and employment opportunities in Africa.

Already an advocate for international development and experiencing rapid growth internationally, Procter & Gamble has joined the AOJF to further realize their global expansion efforts. With over 80 consumer health brands in over 45 countries (including six in Africa), Procter & Gamble is recognized and respected internationally. As a Bronze Sponsor, Procter & Gamble will be featured at the Fair and jobseekers are encouraged to connect with their representatives.

As stated on their Web site, “P&G’s single, unifying growth strategy is rooted in our enduring purpose: We will grow by touching and improving the lives of more consumers in more parts of the world. We’re carrying it out across all of our business, and around the world.”

This year’s AOJF organized under the theme, “Empowering Africa: Health, Finance, Infrastructure, and Technology”, is a remarkable online environment connecting companies and organizations working in these sectors to a global talent pool. This state-of-the-art, web-based tool makes it easy for job seekers and employers to connect virtually from all over the world. In addition, AOJF 2010 will feature an interactive and live chat function the first day of the event, allowing employers and job seekers to communicate and network with each other.

Until the Fair concludes on December 2nd, all the information will be available on demand for jobseekers that will be able to navigate the exhibitor showroom, learn about employers, as well as view and apply for available positions.

This year’s AOJF follows the first fair, which was a success, with more than 1,300 active job seekers logging into the online job fair campus on the day of the launch to connect with more than 100 representatives from the 18 exhibiting companies. Following the launch, more than 9,500 job seekers from around the world registered to access the job fair online campus.

AOJF 2010 features several organizations, including Africare, African Wildlife Foundation, Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), please add Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP), Danya International, Global Health Council (GHC), InsideNGO, International Relief and Development (IRD), IntraHealth International, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Net2Phone, Pathfinder International, Population Services International (PSI), Society for International Development (SID-Washington), and World Concern, as well as several employment opportunities from organizations including EngenderHealth, Helen Keller International, Pact, and Project Concern.

Registration to participate at AOJF 2010 is still open for job seekers. To register as a job seeker, please click here.

About Procter & Gamble
Four billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Mach3(R), Bounty(R), Dawn(R), Gain(R), Pringles(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Oral-B(R), Duracell(R), Olay(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Wella(R), Gillette(R), Braun(R) and Fusion(R). The P&G community includes approximately 127,000 employees working in about 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

About Zebrajobs.com
Zebrajobs.com is a leading online job site for Africa connecting employers with some of the best talent looking for employment and career opportunities on the African Continent. Zebrajobs.com aims to make searching for a good job in Africa as easy and relevant as possible. AOJF 2010 is organized by Zebrajobs, LLC, a joint venture initiative between U.S.-based company—Danya International, Inc.—and Africa-based company—Info Mind Solutions.

AOJF 2010 media partners include:
CCA - The Corporate Council on Africa (africacncl.org) | InsideNGO (insidengo.org/) |
GHC - Global Health Council (globalhealth.org/) | SID - Society for International Development (sidint.org/) | Africa Alumni (africaalumni.com) | APSEA - Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (apsea.or.ke)

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