Posts Tagged ‘Communications Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Corporate Communications Manager At Graphic Communications Group Ltd

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Graphic Communications Group Ltd,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, 6 years,14 Mar-2016};

We are looking for a results oriented individual who will develop and implement brand and corporate marketing plans and strategies to achieve corporate objectives of GCGL in terms of growing its corporate image within the framework of the overall strategy and agreed budget.

Key Accountabilities

•   Responsible for internal and external advocacy, corporate marketing and corporate social responsibility programmes
•   Develop a corporate social responsibility programme to project GCGL as a responsible corporate citizen
•   Liaise with Human Resource to develop and implement on internal communication process to engender two-way communication between management and employees
•   Responsible for the company’s relations with the media speak for GCGL

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A good first degree in Communication studies or social science from a reputable tertiary institution
•   Six (6 years) post qualification relevant experience gained from working in a dynamic business environment
•   Working knowledge of the print media industry would be a distinct advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you wish to apply, please send a detailed CV together with a covering letter and contact telephone number to:

The Director,
HR & Administration,
Graphic communication Group Ltd.
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

Alternatively, you may email your application to the HR Operations Manager at:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 March, 2016

Job Vacancy For Communications and Media Relations Officer At Challenging Heights

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Challenging Heights,Accra,Full-Time, GH, Degree,3 years,29 Jan-2016};

A deep commitment to child rights and the aspirations of the organization is an essential quality for all roles in Challenging Heights: We place more emphasis on practical knowledge, skills and passion than paper qualifications. We look for demonstrable skills and seek “can do” and “will do” employees.

Challenging Heights strives to be an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply for this position:- Communications and Media Relations Officer

Responsibilities

•   Working closely with advocacy and communications officers as well as Senior management
•   Actively engage the Ghanaian media and public on child rights and slavery, raising pertinent issues and responding to national events on TV, radio, press and online.
•   Disseminate and follow up press releases
•   Write articles seeking to promote the issues and the organisation
•   Organise national press conferences and other media events
•   Actively promote Challenging Heights activities, guided by the communications policy and strategy
•   Respond to media enquiries
•   Represent the organization at appropriate meetings and events as mandated
•   Engage with partners in Development e.g. providing sessions on media engagement
•   Speak in the media on behalf of CH, prints, online, radio, TV, YouTube
•   Writing and publishing articles including features
•   Reporting positive news on CH to the media
•   Establish relationships with corporate organizations for goodwill support

Qualities

•   Strong commitment to child rights
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English and Fante or Twi
•   Experience of writing press releases, articles and engaging the media
•   Excellent time management and organisational skills
•   Able to work independently and take initiative
•   Good understanding of the key contemporary issues and the development needs of undeserved communities in Ghana, particularly with regard to education, child labour/trafficking, and other related child right issues
•   Basic editing skills

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree in Journalism or at least 3 years in Journalism or PR department of a reputable organisation
•   Degree in Communication Studies or Media Relations or at least 3 years experience in Public Relations.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants should send their CV and necessary documents to the HR through:-

[email protected]  or [email protected]

Closing Date: 29 January, 2016

Job Vacancy For Communications Officer At Alliance For Reproductive Health Rights(ARHR)

Posted on: November 11th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Alliance For Reproductive Health Rights(ARHR),Accra,Full-Time, GH,Bachelors Degree, 3 years,27 Nov-2015};

Alliance For Reproductive Health Rights(ARHR), a network of Ghanaian NGOs that seeks to promote rights-based approaches to sexual reproductive health in Ghana, particularly through advocacy and inclusive policy-making. The ARHR is inviting applications for the position of a:- Communications Officer

Responsibilities:

•   Produce a bi-annual ARHR Reproductive Health Newsletter, Facilitate implementation of the Communication and Advocacy Strategy by the ARHR and Partners nationally, regionally and at district and community levels, Support the ARHR to research and document findings to lobby for policy or legal reforms, initiate and produce other publications for use by the ARHR i.e, Fact Sheets, Policy Brief, etc and Represent the ARHR at all national level meetings, forums etc on advocacy issues and any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or a Post Graduate in Communication Studies or relevant discipline with a minimum of three(3) years relevant experience

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit their application letters with detailed CVs and photocopies of certificates, telephone numbers and other relevant documents with at least two(2) years referees to the address below:-

The Executive Director,
Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR)
P.O.Box KD 1012,
Kanda, Accra

or email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 27 November, 2015

Job Vacancy For Communications Officer At ActionAid

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{ActionAid,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Jun-2015};

ActionAid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty.

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid is looking to employ experienced and self- motivated individuals to fill the following positions: Communications Officer

Role Overview:

This position exists to provide administrative and technical support to the PR/Communications Manager with special focus on media monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Write impactful and page-turning stories for publication in AAG’s newsletters, fliers, and other communication materials for advocacy and campaign work.
•   Assist in the development and implementation of a communications strategy to guide the department’s operations.
•   Edit articles, change stories and press releases for publication.
•   Provide support for photography and video recording of AAG’s event launches and project visits.
•   Support with the development and editing of annual reports and research materials to meet AAG’s publishing guidelines and acceptable professional standards.
•   Conduct social media research about AAG and CSO policy interactions in local and international media
•   Monitor AAG’s programme interventions on pro-Ghanaian internet portals and blogs.
•   Organise coverage for AAG’s events in the media and assist with identifying opportunities for consistent media coverage and strategic media engagements.
•   Regularly update AAG’s social media accounts – Twitter and Facebook – with current, fresh and engaging content.
•   Develop a matrix for effective media monitoring and update of media contacts, and support to forge closer partnership with the media

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The candidate must hold a 1st Degree in a relevant field with a least 2 years relevant experience and proven track recordin a development sector that translates into the following competencies:

Technical:

•   Knowledge of principles in developing a Communications Strategy
•   Knowledge of digital marketing approach for fundraising
•   Experienced in oral and written communication
•   Knowledge of research and digital documentation principles
•   Ability to develop and design publications and newsletters
•   Knowledge of social media management and research principles
•   Ability to organize media coverage events
•   Knowledge of Child Protection laws and regulations

Personality:

•   Ability to ability to control anger, frustration, tension and nervousness, especially in conflict situatopms
•   Ability to pay attention to details
•   Ability to take intiatives and good judgements
•   Must have a friendly disposition and be easily approachable
•   Ability to cope with work, time and people pressures

Job Circumstances:

This is a three(3) year renewable employment contract on national items and conditions. The role involves frequent travel within Ghana.

Annual Gross Salary Range: GH¢ 28,812 to ¢48,800

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Curriculum Vitae (CVs) are NOT acceptable. Application Forms Must be downloaded from the click below

Click Here To Downloand Application Forms

Completed Application Forms should be email to:-

[email protected]

or forwarded to:-

The HROD/Admin. Manager
P.O. Box AN 19083,
Accra-North

Tel:- +233-302-544714/5/ +233-244316392 / +233-289109560

Closing Date: 01 June, 2015

Job Vacancy For Senior Corporate Communications Manager At Tigo Ghana

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Tigo Ghana,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

Role Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications and CSR, the Senior Corporate Communications Manager will provide overall strategic communication counsel to these two key business units: Commercial and Marketing.

You will work with stakeholders including the rest of the Corporate Communications team to create a system to manage and align messaging within the business.

You will also manage members of the internal and external communications team to deliver on the strategic objectives of the department.

Key Responsibilities

•   Create plans that sustain messaging with our stakeholders to extend communication about our brand.
•   Create and execute integrated communication plans that are aligned to our strategic objectives.
•   Work with full Corporate Communications team to ensure consistency of messaging.
•   Work with both the Commercial and Marketing departments to develop PR and Internal communications strategies and tactics that are aligned to our business objectives and drive the business agenda.
•   Provide PR and Internal Communications support for key events on the Events & Sponsorship calendar.
•   Liaise with Events & Sponsorship team and relevant agencies to guarantee the best guest experience at all events.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Post Graduate degree in Communications, or Business Management.
•   8+ years relevant post National Service working experience in Corporate Communication roles.

CORE COMPETENCIES

•   Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
•   Ability to deliver high-quality output in pressurized situation.
•   Creative and critical thinking abilities with an eye for details.
•   Effective time management, organization and leadership skills.
•   Ability to work under pressure and time constraints.
•   Computer literate and tech savvy.
•   Ability to work effectively with a wide range of cultures in a diverse community.
•   Willingness to travel to undertake events across the country.
•   Excellent interpersonal skills.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 30 April, 2015

When you join Tigo, you join a team where your skills, ideas and technical know-how can do more than contribute to the bottom-line. You’ll be exposed to enormous experience, great network and a workforce full of talents with youthful exuberance.

At Tigo we are all salesmen and we are responsible for our own development. We consider each vacancy as a development opportunity for Tigo Employees and we develop both the business and people together.

Job Vacancy For Communications and Marketing Manager At African Cashew Alliance

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{African Cashew Alliance,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

The African Cashew Alliance was established in 2006 as an association of African and international businesses with an interest in promoting a globally competitive African cashew industry. Today, nearly 200 member companies work under the ACA banner and represent all aspects of the cashew value chain, including producers, processors, traders, and international buyers.

Two million African farmers currently grow about 48% of the world’s cashews. The African cashew sector has become a highly visible contributor during the last 10 years. African smallholder farmers have more than doubled production. With a yield of more than one million tons of raw cashew nut (RCN) in 2013, Africa is now the world’s largest producer of RCN. While processing in Africa remains low, it is on the rise, growing from 35,000 MT in 2006 to 130,000 MT in 2013. It is estimated that a 25% increase in RCN processing within Africa would generate more than US$100 million in household income, improving the lives of many families in rural areas.

Job Description

The core duties and responsibilities of the PR and Communications Manager will be the following:

•   Head of ACA’s communications department, providing guidance and overseeing all activities under communications.
•   Liaise with the ACA Executive Committee and Advisory Board an prepare periodical reports, minutes, guidelines, etc. to the EC and Advisory Board
•   Supervise the development and implementation of internal and external communications and reporting, including developing ACA communication tools, such as website and newsletter.
•   Develop and implement a marketing strategy for generating revenue from ACA communications as well as other service offers.
•   Design communication and promotion tactics and tools for the ACA and the African cashew sector at international food trade shows, industry conventions and conferences.
•   Organize and coordinate ACA events and conferences.
•   Liaise with the Managing Director to manage and develop ACA’s public relations with key partners
•   Support the Managing Director in management of ACA ‘s strategy and  activity implementation.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   3 – 5 years’ experience managing the communications department of a business  unit or organization – technically and strategically
•   Solid understanding of development assistance in Africa
•   Strong leadership skills
•   Demonstrated skills in marketing, strategic and institutional growth
•   Adaptable to a multitude of cultural settings
•   Ability to travel frequently and remotely
•   Fluent written and spoken English, excellent written and spoken French essential, Portuguese desirable.
•   Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or a related discipline
•   Website  updating and management
•   Basic knowledge in project management
•   Excellent intra and  interpersonal skills
•   Sound knowledge of and experience in using Adobe InDesign, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other Microsoft office software programs.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send your CV and cover letter to:-

[email protected]

Please use the word “kernel” somewhere in your cover letter. This lets us know that you have read the advertisement properly, and are not just clicking “apply” on hundreds of jobs. Thanks!

Closing Date: 02 May, 2015

Job Vacancy For Communications And Outreach Officer At Millennium Development Authority (MiDA)

Posted on: March 26th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Millennium Development Authority (MiDA),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

The Government of Ghana was declared eligible for a poverty reduction grant from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (“MCC”), a United States Government Agency. In connection therewith, the Government submitted Concept Papers to MCC, and after a successful outcome of due diligence, and the availability of funds, has resulted in a Compact between the Government and MCC pursuant to which MCC would provide a five-year, multimiHion dollar poverty reduction grant to the Government of Ghana (a “Compact”). The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) will be responsible for the management of the implementation of the Compact. Subject to the terms and conditions of the Compact, related agreements, and the availability of funds, the Government intends to use a portion of the funds provided through the Compact to procure professional personnel in MiDA to assist the Government with the management and implementation of the Compact programme in a transparent, timely, effective, efficient, results-oriented and fiscally sound manner.

Job Description

•   Report to Communications and Outreach Director
•   Assist in the development and implementation of broad-based policies and plans to ensure meaningful community/public participation in planning, monitoring and evaluating the programme (the latter in coordination with the MiDA M&E and Economics Director). Collaborate with the M&E team to issue timely bulletins to stakeholders and target groups furnishing them with information about the programme.
•   Assist in the development and implementation of a private sector partner outreach strategy, in conjunction with the MiDA CEO and staff, including meetings and workshops in Ghana and the African region to both communicate private sector successes as well as publicise opportunities.
•   Assist the Communications and Outreach Director in coordination and collaboration with the ESP Director and the Director for Social and Gender Assessment on the planning and executing public consultations. Provide on-going communications and logistical support to the MiDA team in the consultation process (includes attending the consultative committee meetings).
•   Manage information dissemination efforts through collection of relevant data and updating the website (includes uploading meeting minutes) and preparing and editing the monthly information bulletin.
•   Act as media liaison-arranging press conferences, outreach to the media and the development and execution of a media plan. Monitor and liaise with the media to ensure that accurate information about the programme reach the public domain.
•   Promote and track action on MCC eligibility indicator performance.
•   Support GOG/MiDA relations by building, maintaining, and leveraging a good network of contacts to facilitate and/or promote the programme.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   University degree in Mass Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Business, Journalism or similar field with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant working experience in corporate communications, community and public outreach.
•   Knowledge of social and environmental impact assessment, gender issues, resettlement issues, group and public facilitation and in crafting and delivering messages to diverse stakeholders.
•   Advanced computer skills in email, Microsoft products, and the Internet.
•   Proven experience of working with the media in Ghana; ability to field media queues
•   Excellent organisational abilities including record keeping and familiarity with budgeting
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be sent by e-mail addressed to [email protected]

Citizens from any country will be considered, however, preference will be given to applicants with extensive working experience, knowledge of and/or living in Ghana. Knowledge of the Ghanaian economy, financial systems, development plans, priorities, interventions and programmes is highly valued. To receive consideration, applicants must include

i. their curriculum Vitae of not more than (four) 4 pages stating their qualifications and experience, providing three professional references, contact phone number(s) and e-mail address(es) by which they can easily be reached,
ii.   a cover note (one page maximum) explaining what the applicant envisions as the challenges of the position applied for and how their experience and education would allow them to meet those challenges.

For further details on the roles and duties of the post, especially with regard to the principal accountabilities, applicants are advised to look at the MiDA website at www.mida.gov.gh/compact2

Applications must be sent by e-mail addressed to the job code shown against each post and must be received by MiDA no later than midnight on Monday, 13th. April, 2015.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Telephone and fax enquiries on submitted applications will not be entertained. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a number of screening interviews

Closing Date: 13 April, 2015

Job Vacancy For Digital Marketing Specialist At Union Savings and Loans Ltd

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Union Savings and Loans Ltd,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

UNION Savings and Loans, the Global Banking and Finance Review’s best SME Financing Company in Ghana, 2014, is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist.

Position Summary

Working in the Corporate Affairs and Branding Unit, in close collaboration with the Corporate Affairs and Branding Coordinator to provide editorial, strategic and compelling online content to drive traffic and grow Union’s online presence across the World Wide Web and social media. The overall objective of the role is to acquire clients and build loyalty through that platform.

Specific responsibilities shall include:

•   Manage the company’s website and social media to achieve quality, consistency, and accessibility always.
•   Plan social digital marketing strategy in line with institutional mass communication framework.
•   Develop online strategies and initiatives to grow Union’s online presence and increase the company’s visibility.
•   Monitor online audience engagement and identify new and better ways to achieve stakeholder participation.
•   Respond to queries from online audience in consultation with the Corporate Affairs and Branding Coordinator.
•   Identify online audience for products.
•   Perform other duties as may be defined by the Corporate Affairs and Branding Coordinator.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   University degree or HND in Communications or related field.
•   Qualification or hands on experience in I.T. or digital marketing will be an added advantage
•   Familiarity with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong editing capabilities.
•   Be creative with an eye for design.
•   Ability to develop a detailed and professional marketing plan.
•   Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc.
•   Knowledge of video editing software – iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus.
•   Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
•   Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams.
•   Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that target group.
•   Experience proofreading and editing.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a detailed CV together by Friday, April 10, 2015.

All applications should be sent to [email protected]  (The “subject” to the mail MUST read “Digital Marketing Specialist Job”).

Closing Date: 10 April, 2015

Job Vacancy For Communications Officer At Global Communities (Tamale)

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Global Communities,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

Global Communities mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low-and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.

Global Communities is seeking a Communications Officer for USAID-funded Resiliency in Northern Ghana (RING) program. The aim of the program is to improve the livelihoods and nutritional status of vulnerable households in targeted communities in the Northern Region of Ghana. Project activities will focus on increasing consumption of diverse quality foods, especially among women and children; improving behaviors related to nutrition and hygiene of women and young children; strengthening the capacity of local support networks (with a particular focus on Regional Coordinating Councils (RCC) and District Assembly (DA) staff and systems) to address the needs of vulnerable households.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Communications Officer provides technical support for the program staff on the RING project by carrying out the following duties:

•   Coordinate all communications and media output of the project
•   Manage all external reporting and communications needs for key stakeholders and other high level visits to the program;
•   Supervise the work of assigned work group/team;
•   Act as first point of contact for PR and Media particularly in emergency situations;
•   Conduct regular visits to field offices and project sites as required, to evaluate communication priorities, provide support to regional officers, follow-up on current issues and assess the quality of reporting based on program realities.
•   Coordinate and distribute the RING events calendar, manage the production of the RING program website and submit regular updates for the RING international webpage on that region;
•   Take charge of the program branding and public relations strategies, success stories, pictures and videos.
•   Be responsible for the creation and implementation of the program’s media outreach strategy and will work closely with the Country press to ensure accurate coverage of programmatic activities.

The duties listed above are not inclusive of all duties on the RING project.  Global Communities reserves the right to change and update the position descriptions at any time.

GENERAL COMPETENCIES/REQUIREMENTS

•   Proficiency in English (written and verbal) and effective communication and interpersonal skills
•   Efficiency, proactivity and teamwork in delivery of set targets within stipulated deadlines
•   Punctuality, commitment to work ethics, and adaptive to change
•   Excellent business and journalistic writing skills;
•   Excellent graphic design and proofreading skills;

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, English, Journalism, Information Management or equivalent;
•   5 years’ experience in international media relations including managing or supervising staff as well as communicating information with a wide range of different audiences;
•   Ability to develop and present information and communication products for a wide range of different audiences; Ability to review and edit reports and other written documentation for dissemination and publication;
•   Familiar with international development, humanitarian relief, and international trade issues; Ability to collect information and undertake research under potentially difficult and constraining conditions; Ability to differentiate between information for internal versus external audiences;
•   Proven ability to manage publications from conceptualization to completion;
•   Fluent in English written and spoken.
•   Experience working on a USAID funded projects preferred
•   Ability to speak two Ghanaian languages (preferably Northern region dialects) is a plus

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 19 April, 2015

Job Vacancy External Affairs & Communications Officer

Posted on: March 12th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Mar-2015};

A reputable research based advocacy private business sector association requires qualified persons to fill the following positions:- External Affairs & Communications Officer

Key Responsibilities

•   Assist in creating and maintaining a positive character and status for the players ion the sector in the eyes of its various local and international publics
•   Assist in developing and managing effective and efficient communications / public and media relations programmes to disseminate information on the activities of the sector
•   Assist with environment & social issues
•   Assist with industry policies on community relations and corporate social responsibility
•   Provide the highest level of support to the Director External Affairs and Communications
•   Ability to work closely with Non-governmental organisations

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must possess a Master’s degree in Communications and a background in environmental science
•   Minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience

Technical Competence & Skills

•   Excellent communication skills – oral and written
•   Significant knowledge and experience in Public Relations, Report Writing and Brand Management

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications and Curriculum vitae should be sent to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 27 March, 2015

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