Job Vacancy For Communications Officer

A leading Civil Society Organization (CSO) based in Accra and working in all regions of Ghana is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position: Communications Officer

Purpose of the Communications Officer’s Role

• SGF seeks a self-motivated and talented communications officer to lead the communications unit. The person will be in charge of producing high-quality content that engages SGF’s stakeholders and builds brand recognition.
• The main duties will also include creating informative content, press releases, articles, and media opportunities to share the Foundation’s work.
• The position will support the execution of the communication components of the implementation of projects and programmes and work units of the Foundation as per work plans.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement effective communication strategies that communicates the organization’s work and brand.
• Manage and utilise the organisation’s communication assets (webpage, e-newsletter, Facebook page, etc) to enable strategic and effective communication between the Foundation and its stakeholders.
• Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all communications materials.
• Work with the various organisational units and stakeholders to generate content for dissemination.
• Create communication strategies for new projects, launches and events.
• Explore and grow the organisation’s social media channels.
• Create and/or edit multimedia content including videos, animations, and info graphics for the website, social media, quarterly newsletters, and other outlets.
• Maintain and ensure the organisation’s branding clarity and consistency. This will include overseeing the branding of all written, printed and drawn materials to ensure they match with the organization’s communication policy.
• Assist in developing the Foundation’s Annual Report and other corporate communication documents.

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with brilliant presentation, organizational skills and will be based in Accra

• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or relevant field.
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role.
• Proven experience creating targeted content is advantageous.
• Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
• Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
• Detail oriented.
• Must have some knowledge of design software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier, InDesign).

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their CV’s and Motivation letters to:

[email protected]

Please write the position you are applying for as the subject of the email.

Closing Date: 08 August, 2022