Posts Tagged ‘Journalism Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Special Correspondent (Investigate Desk)

Posted on: October 24th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Graphic Communications Group Ltd,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Diploma / Degree,6 years,31 Oct-2016};

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and results-oriented journalist with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the following position: Special Correspondent (Investigate Desk)

Job Summary

•   Collect, write and prepare a variety of stories for inclusion in the newspaper and graphic online both in general area and areas of specialisation.

Key Accountabilities

•   Thoroughly research and investigate news stories for publication
•   Select stories to follow either with a general flavour or from an area of specialisation when not assigned by the news Editor
•   Collect information necessary to compile the story/stories, for example by going out into the field and conducting interviews or doing desk based / web based research
•   Compile stories ready for submitting – edit prior to submitting and proofreading when required
•   Work in groups on special stories / investigations when required, with one writer taking a lead as necessary
•   Contribute marketing ideas to position the newspaper brands and website as preferred products to our customers

Qualification Required & Experience

•   1st Degree in Communication Studies / Journalism or related field with 6 years working experience on newspaper/online journalism

OR

•   Diploma in Journalism from a reputable institution with 8 years working experience on newspaper / online journalism
•   Member of Ghana Journalists Association

Skills / competencies

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•   Good report writing skills
•   analytical with an eye for detail
•   Ability to work to strict deadlines and for long periods
•   Flexible attitude to working arrangements
•   Strong computer literacy skills, including page planning
•   Research methodology skills desired but not essential

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 Communications Group Ltd.
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

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

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 October, 2016

Job Vacancy For Communications & Media Specialist

Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Innovating,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Master’s Degree, 5 years,25 Sep-2016};

Ghana Innovating is a USAID funded project designed to support the current portfolio of literacy projects in Ghana by promoting a culture of home-based reading, grounded in local language. It will augment current classroom-level interventions by promoting reading in the community and the home by using a SBCC strategy to initiate a social movement in reading at national, regional, local and family levels. The project seeks qualified professionals to fill the following listed vacancy: Communications & Media Specialist

Summary of Responsibilities

•   S/he will act as the communications lead for Ghana Innovating, maintaining up to date knowledge and communication resources for the project. In particular, the post will be tasked with delivery of the communications strategy for the project to promote family reading with young children at the household and community level.
•   The candidate will work very closely with GES and project staff and have overall responsibility for managing the production and distribution of the project’s communications materials, at other regional and national level.
•   She or he will also maintain the project’s website, and work with staff on communications capacity building.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related disciplines,
•   Five (5) years of relevant experience preferred, and have proven writing and communications skills
•   The position requires a keen instinct to know what is news-worthy and makes for strong copy.
•   Additionally, qualified candidates must be detail, flexible, have strong multitasking, organizational and problem-solving skills, work well in a team atmosphere and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•   Strong creative writing, oral and grammatical skills are required. Excellent people and verbal communication skills.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit CV and a cover letter to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 September, 2016

Job Vacancy For Broadcast Journalist

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Viasat1 Ghana,Brong Ahafo Region and Volta Region,Full-Time, GH,Degree, N/A,12 Sep-2016};

Viasat1 Ghana requires the services of a Broadcast Journalist for immediate employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree in journalism
•   Excellent writing skills
•   Must be able to work under pressure with no supervision
•   At least three years experience in journalism
•   Knowledge in photography and video editing will be an advantage

Location: Brong Ahafo Region and Volta Region

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be sent via email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 12 September, 2016

Job Vacancy For Sport Reporter

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Viasat1 Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, N/A,12 Sep-2016};

Viasat1 Ghana requires the services of a Sport Reporter for immediate employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree in journalism
•   Excellent writing skills
•   Must be able to work under pressure with no supervision
•   At least three years experience in journalism
•   Knowledge in photography and video editing will be an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be sent via email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 12 September, 2016

Job Vacancy For Corporate Communications Manager

Posted on: August 8th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Graphic Communications Group Ltd,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,6 years,12 Aug-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

•   Coordinate essential communications to ensure information is communicated in a timely manner to all stakeholders.
•   Develop innovative, strategic and creative solutions to communication challenges to ensure key messages are effectively shared internally.
•   Support the development and implementation of the corporate strategic communications plan to position the company as a leader in the local media industry and to achieve its strategic business priorities
•   Play a key communications role in business growth efforts and change and issues management
•   Periodically measure the value of communication delivery methods to ensure that the processes are effective and cost-efficient in achieving the desired results
•   Drive the continued development of the company’s monthly newsletter and quaterly bulletin as the primary source of employee news and information
•   Manage media relations, maximise media opportunities and develop strong relationships with media opportunities and develop strong relationships with media representatives.
•   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 an internal communication process to engender a two-way communication between management and employees
•   Responsible for the company’s relations with the media and speak for GCCGL

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A good first degree in Communication studies or social science from a reputable tertiary institution
•   6 years post qualification relevant experience gained from working in a dynamic business environment.
•   Working knowledge of the print media industry would be a disinct 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 Communications Group Ltd.
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

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

[email protected]

Closing Date: 12 August, 2016

Job Vacancy For Reporter (Daily Graphic)

Posted on: August 8th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Graphic Communications Group Ltd,Accra and Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Diploma / Degree,2 years,16 Aug-2016};

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and results oriented journalist with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the following position: Reporter (Daily Graphic)

Collect, write and prepare a variety of stories for inclusion in the newspaper and Graphic Online both in general areas and areas of specialization.

Key Accountabilities

•   Select stories to follow either with a general flavour or from an area of specialisation when not assigned by the Editor
•   Collect information necessary to compile the story / stories, for example by going out to the field and conducting interviews or doing desk-based / web-based research
•   Compile stories ready for submitting – Edit prior to submitting and proofreading when required
•   Work in groups on special stories / investigations when required, with one writer taking a lead as necessary
•   Contribute suggestions to the development of the website
•   Contribute marketing ideas to position the newspaper brands and website as preferred products to our customers.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   1st Degree in Communication/Journalist Studies or related field with 2 years working experience on Newspaper/Online Journalism

OR

•   Diploma in journalism from a reputable institution with 4 years working experience on Newspaper/Online Journalism
•   Member of Ghana Journalists Association

Skills/Competencies

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•   Good report writing skills
•   Analytical with an eye for detail
•   Ability to work to strict deadlines and for long periods
•   Flexible attitude to working arrangements
•   Strong computer literacy skills, including page planning
•   Research methodology skills desired but not essential

Location: Accra and Tamale

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 Ag. Director, HR & Administration
Graphic Communications Group Ltd.
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

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

[email protected]

Closing Date: 16 August, 2016

Job Vacancy For Public Relations Officer

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, 2 years,03 Jun-2016};

A reputable organisation invites applications for the position of a public relation officer to implement the organisation’s public relations programmes with the press, academia, business groups, the government and the public at large and to assist in the provision of protocol services during conferences, workshops and seminars:- Public Relations Officer

Duties/Responsibilities

•   Prepare promotional materials for dissemination
•   contribute to the preparation of public notices and advertisements to inform the public of important developments relating to the organisation
•   Prepare, in liaison with other departments, brochures, manuals and guides and other promotional documents and make such material available to end-users.
•   Organise exhibitions, conferences, workshops and seminars as directed
•   Promote the organisation’s corporate image through advertisement and other publicity programmes
•   Meet, receive and provide protocal services to identified clients and dignitaries on behalf of the organisation
•   Perform any other function/task as and when assigned by management
•   Comply with the organisation’s policies and procedures.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must hold a university degree in communication studies, the Humanities or Social Sciences from a recognised university
•   Minimum of 2 to 3 years post qualification working experience

Required Skills

•   Strong communications (verbal and written) and presentation skills
•   Demonstrate ability for creative writing
•   Effective personal and time management
•   Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with internal and external clients
•   Demonstrate high standards of integrity and ethics – truthful, trustworthy and reliable
•   Good planning and organising skills
•   Proficiency in MS Office package especially, Word, Excel and powerpoint

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications, curriculum vitae and photocopies of all relevant academic/professional certificates together with the names and addresses of three (3) referees via email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 03 June, 2016

Job Vacancy For Director-General – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Posted on: April 22nd, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{National Media Commission,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Masters Degree, N/A,27 May-2016};

The Position

•   The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, and subject to such general directions as the Board may give, is responsible for overall leadership, co-ordination, guidance and supervision of the work of the Corporation.

Responsibilities/Duties:

•   The day-to-day administration of the Corporation
•   Advise the Board on corporate and operational policies and procedures.
•   Implement the decisions, policies, bye-laws, and other instruments of the Board.
•   Provide guidelines to conform with the principles of public broadcasting Present to the Board monthly reports of the operatons and activities of the Corporation.
•   Present a draft annual budget estimates of the Corporation to the Board three (3) months before the end of the financial year or as directed by the Board.
•   Present to the Board the annual work plan based on the approved budget not later than one month after the beginning of the financial year.
•   Submit to the Board a mid-year report on the implementation of the work programme plan.
•   Submit to the Board annual report on the activities of the Corporation in the preceding year within three (3) months of the year.
•   Ensure that Audit report is presented to the Board within three (3) months after the end of the financial year.
•   Ensure provision, as a public service, of independent and impartial broadcasting services (sound and television) for general reception in Ghana.
•   Engage, in accordance with Board policy, in commercial broadcasting through the sale of period advertisements scheduled at prescribed segments in its programmes service.
•   Ensure compliance with output requirements under the law in the public service broadcasting of the Corporation.
•   Develop and maintain a philosophy of management and corporate culture that fosters co-operation.
•   Any other relevant duties/responsibilities that may be assigned by the Board.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of Master’s Degree in Sciences’ or Arts, preferably, Mass Communications, Journalism, Business/Public Administration, Engineering, Economics, Management or its equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution, with not less than fifteen (15) years’ post qualification relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable institution.
•   The successful candidate should be able to serve a term of four years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of sixty (60) years.

Competencies and Skills

•   Strong managerial and organizational skills
•   Demonstrable knowledge of public broadcasting
•   Demonstration of creativity and good business acumen
•   Excellent leadership and decision making skills
•   Excellent administrative and supervisory skills
•   Good team player
•   Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
•   Proficiency in computer and software application
•   Conversant with the Financial Administration Act, the Public Procurement Act, the Internal Audit Agency Act and the National Media Commission Act.
•   Excellent marketing orientation and good knowledge of Media Networks, particularly the electronic media.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded, together with supporting documents, a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, Curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees to:

The Executive Secretary
National Media Commission
P.O.Box SO 114
Sports Stadium
Accra

Closing Date: 27 May, 2016

Job Vacancy For Director of Communication and IT At The Anglican Church

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{The Anglican Church,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Bachelors Degree, 3 years,11 Mar-2016};

Job Description

•   Responsible for the secretariat communication and all public relations within the secretariat. Builds and sustains the Anglican Church good reputation.

Primary responsibilities shall include:

•   Plan strategies for the implementation and monitoring of the Anglican Church of Ghana strategic plan activities related to corporate affairs and communication.
•   Participate in developing the national Church  communication policy
•   Facilitate the use of common branding for all Anglican Churches in Ghana
•   Manage the Church’s reputation
•   Develop, deliver, and drive the secretariat communication strategies and message development and announcements.
•   Liaise with others for crisis management.
•   Set up a corporate communications department at all levels
•   Create functional web portal at all levels and update content regularly.
•   Create an authoritative social presence via social media
•   Determines communications strategy and execute programs to deliver communications objectives throughout the Dioceses.
•   Manage media relations and maximize media opportunities.
•   Develop strong relationships with media houses
•   Develop publications such as newsletters, releases, almanac, magazines, calendars, video etc.
•   Do other jobs as and when the secretariat deems fit in the interest of the church

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communication/journalism with three years working related experience not including national service
•   Good written and verbal communication skills
•   Must have initiative and drive
•   Capable of working independently with minimum supervision
•   Must possess management, planning, budgeting,financial monitoring and report writing skills
•   Age limit: 35 years and above

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications with photocopies of relevant certificates should be address to:

Bishop Jacob Ayeebo
Chairman
% Bishop’s Court,
Box 8, Accra

Email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 March, 2016

Job Vacancy For Research, Advocacy and Media Relations Consultant At KekJASON Ghana Limited

Posted on: December 29th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{KekJASON Ghana Limited,Accra,Full-Time, GH, Bachelor Degree, N/A,28 Jan-2016};

Our client is a renowned multinational company and major player in various sectors in selected African and Asian countries. Our client is currently in the process of expanding its operations and is seeking to engage globally minded and experienced individuals with successful track record in the specific fields to manage the affairs of the company.

Job Description

Develop and implement media and related external communications strategy:

•   Proactively increases the positive visibility of ESPA’s activities and results worldwide with the media and among key stakeholders, ensuring the development and implementation of a media outreach plan, key messages, and work plans to achieve Communications goals;
•   Advises Executive Secretary  and National Executive Committee on media outreach and other communications activities and mobilizes Communications Group video/multi-media/drafting/editing/messaging capacity to support key communications initiatives, especially in times/issues of high potential global visibility including important public events, crises, elections and other newsworthy opportunities;
•   Directly supports the Executive Secretary in handling Communications aspects of reputational risk issues; manage the website and journals

Oversees media relations and news coverage:

•   Leads the Media and Advocacy Team in all media outreach activities;
•   Provides leadership and oversight in order to target journalists from in donor and programme countries and to develop communications tools (press briefings, feature stories and op-eds) to implement the media outreach plan;
•   Ensures that all media relations efforts are focused on improving ESPA’s positioning in priority areas as well as leading the Team to spot and take advantage of newsworthy opportunities and emerging stories;
•   Increases EPSA’s visibility through new and innovative partnerships with media organizations, including new media, and through Goodwill Ambassadors and celebrity engagement:
•   Through the fostering of new partnerships with media, private sector and other organizations, works to increase the visibility of ESPA’s activities and advocacy including through Public Service Announcements, public information and profile and awareness-raising campaigns, public events;
•   Provides ongoing strategic direction, advice and guidance in the organization of campaigns and advocacy activities and, working closely and collaboratively with the Executive Secretary, Online and Digital Communications and with the rest of the Online team, leverages social media and multimedia in all communications activities, including the production and dissemination of video and other digital and visual communications products;
•   Serves as Editor in Chief of news and stories produced by the Media and Advocacy team:
•   Gives strong, strategic and creative editorial direction and guidance for news and feature stories, op-eds, videos, statements, press materials. Ensures that all written and multimedia external materials produced by the Team are of excellent quality.

Qualification Required & Experience

He or she must have:

•   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with practical knowledge of Journalism, Public relations and or communications.
•   He/ she must have practical knowledge of website management, media reporting and use managing media organisations.

Key Competencies

•   He or she must be competent in and/or pay: Attention to detail and accuracy; planning and organizing; scheduling and monitoring; communication skills; problem analysis and problem-solving skills; initiative; team work; confidentiality.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

PLEASE SEND ALL DETAILS AND CURRECT CVs, with copies of relevant documents (certificates, transcripts etc. as well as email address and mobile phone numbers) to:

The C.E.O.
KEKJASON Ghana Limited
P. O. Box GPO 3126
Accra

Or By Email:

[email protected] OR [email protected]

•   Please indicate clearly the job titles for which you apply.
•   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
•   You can also make enquiries  on +233 20 7000 171

Closing Date: 28 January, 2016