Posts Tagged ‘Communications Manager Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Communications & Marketing Manager At World Vision International

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{World Vision International,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Jun-2013};

World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over three decades, World Vision has been working with rural communities in all the 10 Administrative Regions of Ghana to provide portable water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices, quality education, particularly at the basic level, enhance food security and respond to disasters.

Job Summary

World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, motivated and resourceful person to fill the position above.

Location: Head Office, Accra
Annual Basic Salary: GH¢36,500 + Benefits
Department/Group: Operations

Reports To: National Director

Purpose of the Position:
To lead the development and implementation an integrated communications and marketing strategy that informs stake holders of World Vision’s mission, values, competencies, the impact of its operations in Ghana; and presents World Vision Ghana as the agency of choice for donors and government agencies on child protection, participation and development.

Major Responsibilities:

•   Lead the development and implementation of an integrated Communications & Marketing strategy that supports the program strategy of WV Ghana.
•   Manage the planning and production of feature stories (especially those with a child focus), publicity materials, the annual report, press releases, photographs, videos, Partnership marketing resources and other strategic communications as required.
•   Develop and maintain professional contacts and personal relationships with key local print, radio and TV media and assist them by offering story opportunities, arranging project visits and interviews.
•   Oversee the development of advocacy-oriented communications products including web-based and print materials, posters, briefing papers, reports, stories and photo essays. Take the lead to ensure that the WV Ghana web page is regularly updated.
•   Plan and manage all “rapid response” communications in situations of organizational crises, and during the onset on natural disasters or other major emergencies to which World Vision Ghana will respond
•   Submit articles for inclusion in the World Vision Partnership publications; News Vision and Connections.
•   Identify, train and position other media spokespersons within WV Ghana – from the ADP project-level to senior leadership – – as strategic and appropriate for responding to media inquiries.
•   Develop a management plan for implementation if/as needed to protect the reputation of WV Ghana from actual or potential media crises.
•   Spearhead the planning and implementation of Communication for Development (C4D) in all the ADPs, as part of a Partnership-wide goal of increasing community voices in Ghana

Qualification Required & Experience

Job Specification:

•   Education required: A university degree or equivalent in Journalism or Communications studies or related discipline.
•   Experience: At least 5 years of professional experience in areas of international communications, media and journalism.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

•   Excellent writing skills, with photographic and/or video skills also preferred
•   Demonstrated ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines
•   General experience in project management, with specific experience in the production of diverse and creative communications projects including publications, multi-media, web-sites/pages, photo and video reports, etc
•   Donor engagement, internal communications, emergency communications and some level of advocacy communications
•   Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
•   Experience and ability to travel locally and internationally

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV quoting only the job title as the subject to:

Closing Date: 28 June, 2013

As a Child focused organisation, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. WV is equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Communications Manager At Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights

Posted on: January 29th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Feb-2013};

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 Alliance works to strengthen links between actors in the health sector to deliver appropriate, reliable, accessible and affordable sexual and reproductive health services and Information to poor women of reproductive health age, young people and other disadvantaged groups in poor and under-served communities.

Job Summary

Would you like to be a part of the ARHR team?

We are looking for a dynamic and driven individual with experience in Communications, Public Relations and Advocacy to join Secretariat as soon as possible.

The full-time Communications Manager will work with a team at ARHR to implement the digial media element of maternal and newborn healthcare campaign, Mamaye.

•  They will be responsible for producing and managing the content of the website and social media platforms, communicating and stakeholders, communities and institutions to shift the emphasis of maternal and newborn care for mortality to survival

The person will work with the Mamaye team to strategically translate the evidence, research and advocacy components into an inspiring, engaging and educational digital media campaign.

•  In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for producing promotional content for the organisation such as media releases and corporate documents including the annual report, policy briefs and programme fact sheets.

Details of the Position:

•  Location: East Legon, Accra
•  Start Date: As soon as possible

Qualification Required & Experience

The successful applicant should have:

•  Experience in the development and roll out of strategic communications directives to achieve the organisation’s advocacy goals
•  Print and online advocacy expertise, including strong written skills across a range of platforms, such as corporate documents, media releases, web content and promotional material
•  Core Journalism/Public Relations skills such as working to a deadline, identifying media opportunities, editing documents and stakeholder management

Desirable, but not essential experience include:

•  Experience in the advocacy sector, particularly reproduce and maternal health
•  A degree or higher in Journalism, Public Relations or other related fields
•  Experience in Public Health or Development Studies or related field

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you  think you are a suitable applicant for this role, please send your CV to:

The Administrative Manager
Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights
P. O. BOX CT 6103

Closing Date: 12 February 2013