Job Vacancy For Public Affairs & Research Manager



Job Purpose:

• To undertake research to support evidence-based advocacy issues of the Association and also to ensure that the Association maintains good relations with its members, stakeholders and the general public

Key Responsibilities

• Design, implement communication strategy for the association
• Provide technical support for the development and implementation of department business / marketing plans
• Advise management on media communications strategy, and stakeholder relations management
• Coordinate media interest to ensure regular contact with target media and promote appropriate response to media requests
• Oversee internal and external communications via written, printed and electronic mechaism in order to effectively disseminate the Associations advocacy issues
• Maintain and update records, library and archives of publicity materials generated by the association or by external institutions and agencies affecting businesses
• Data gathering, analyses and dissemination as well as publication of information on social, economic and political issues that impact on business
• Representation of the Association at various forums and meetings as well as engagement with policy makers on common issues that borders on growth and development of businesses
• Undertake research to support GEA policy development and advocacy issues and regular reporting and publication of research findings
• Undertake Economics and labour market analysis to inform member companies about economic trends such as consumer Price index, interest rate and any other economic activities that impact on businesses
• Develop and publish position papers quarterly to support evidence-based advocacy issue of the Association
• Undertake any other research and data analysis that may be assigned by GEA

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must possess a minimum of Masters Degree in Mass Communication or the Social Sciences with 5 years qualification working experience in research or media relations
• Must have excellent communication and inter personal skills
• Must be computer literate
• Willingness to travel at short notice

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications and CVs should be forwarded by email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 March, 2019