Job Vacancy For Assistant Publications Officer



The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, Ghana's premier learned society seeks an experienced and highly motivated Assistant Publications Officer.

Job Description

• The Assistant Publications Officer will assist the Publications Officer in the production of all GAAS publications policy papers, and related documents, and in the development and maintenance of a digital/e-book publishing

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

• Maintain the house formatting and design style guide Assist with the organization of manuscripts
• Create design concepts and layouts
• Design and produce a wide range of promotional items, such as leaflets, annual reports, brochures, postcards, banner stands and adverts
• Contribute to the development of new publications working with the Publications Officer
• Develop and manage the Academy’s digital/e-books platform
• Liaise with the Communications and Accounting teams to maximise a blended approach between print and digital publications
• Ensure that all materials available online for the public are fully accessible and in appropriate formats
• Oversee the mailing of publications where necessary
• Establish cordial relationships with personnel in all departments
• Perform any other duty assigned by the Executive Secretary

Qualification Required & Experience

• At least HND from a recognized Public Institution or First Degree in Graphic Design, Publishing, Creative Arts or related fields
• Must have at least two years of relevant experience.
• Knowledge of design principles, tools, and techniques
• Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination
• Artistic ability and creativity are essential
• Knowledge of the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar
• Microsoft Office Suite software skills
• Should possess the necessary knowledge and skills for the use of graphic design software programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, CorelDRAW, etc.
• A general interest in computers and an aptitude for learning new technology will be beneficial
• Ability to effectively present ideas-both verbally and visually
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications should be addressed and emailed to the honorary secretary:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 17 September, 2021