Job Vacancy For Communications Officer



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

Job Description

• The Communications Officer will be responsible for all the Academy’s communications and will report directly to the Executive Secretary
• He /She will be responsible for developing and implementing the Academy’s communication plan and for coordinating all the Academy’s public events.
• The Communications Officer will also be responsible for publicizing the Academy’s news and everts on all social media platforms and for drafting content for the website and social media

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

• Develop and implement the Academy’s communication plan and coordinate all the Academy’s public events
• Publicize the Academy’s news and events on social media platforms
• Draft content for the Academy’s website and social media
• Build and manages various aspects of the Academy’s social activities
• Build and manage GAAS website and social media sites in consultation with relevant officers
• Develop newsworthy content out of GAAS events and complete relevant material for composing the Academy’s Annual Report
• Manage the Academy’s visibility and project its research capabilities, accomplishments and contributions to national discourse in both traditional and new media
• Establish exemplary relationships with personnel in all departments
• Perform any other duty assigned by the Executive Secretary

Qualification Required & Experience

• Hold a Master’s degree in Journalism. Communications, Public Relations Marketing or related
• Understand effective graphic design, branding principles and the use of internet and social media platforms as a means of communication
• Have excellent written and verbal communication including the ability to craft written and media content related to the Academy’s educational policy and advisory functions
• Be charismatic and dynamic with excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to handle and prioritize tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail
• Must have Microsoft Office Suite software skills & Wining knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software specifically, In Design, Photoshop illustrator, etc.) and Content Management System
• Demonstrated experience and creativity in the design development of marketing, public relations or educational programs and communications materials
• Must provide professional portfolio including at least three best writing samples and communications products, selected for interview

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