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An international nonprofit organization that works with people around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources seeks applications for the position of Communication Officer.

Relevant Experience:

  •  Must have Master degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or a closely related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as media or communication officer. Experience of working with donor funded projects will have an added advantage. 
  • Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication research, planning and strategy, and the role of mass media. 
  • Knowledge of how to present information to different audiences, including media.
  • Proven writing, editing, design, videography, or photography skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in program communication, development of information and Communication material.
  • Ability to produce analytical and well-presented reports and publications.
  • A proven ability to effectively manage relationships with media representatives, government officials, community groups and consortium partners.
  • Skills in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publisher and other graphics software is required.

Job Description:

  • The key purpose of this position is to assist and support program communication needs.
  • Implement the organization’s communication and advocacy strategy in consultation with the COP and other senior staff.
  • Assist in production of capacity building communication material e.g. toolkits, publications, documentary, etc.
  • Supports the design, implementation and monitoring of project communication strategy.
  • Designs and implements media campaign for Project activities.
  • Co-ordinates the production of internal and external communications, assists in the sub-editing and proof reading of communications products including but not limited to success stories, photographs, video and social media.
  • Develops effective relations with media personnel.
  • Prepares various written reports, drafts section of studies, e-briefings and case studies.
  • Drafts press briefings and press releases.
  • In accordance with program team, prepares Project new letters, brochures and other publicity materials.
  • Supports program team in development and printing of training material and training guide.

 Note: Individuals can apply using Brightspyre or send their resumes to careers2290@gmail.com clearly mentioning the position title in the subject line of the email.

Females are encouraged to apply. 





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