Posted on :
15 Nov, 2018
15 Nov, 2018
CARE International is one of the World’s leading humanitarian and development organizations. Founded in 1945, CARE has been fighting global poverty and defending the dignity of people around the world, working in over 90 countries around the globe.
CARE started operations in Ghana in 1994 and have for the past 23 years, has partnered government agencies, multinational and Civil Society organizations to undertake interventions in the areas of education, food and nutrition security, financial inclusion, women’s empowerment, governance, among others.
Job Title: Communication And Media Relations Coordinator
CARE International in Ghana is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Communication & Media Relations Coordinator for Northern Ghana Governance Activity Project (NGGA) CARE International in Ghana (CARE-Ghana) is an international NGO Its mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world As a civil society institution, we target poverty reduction among the deprived segments of society in collaboration with like-minded CSOs, local and national institutions as well as individuals actively engaged in poverty reduction and social inclusion in Ghana Our prime targets are women, children and youth In Ghana, CARE seeks to facilitate the creation of a sustainable culture of responsive development, social equity and improved dignity and integrity in the society, through Food and Nutrition Security and Social and Economic Empowerment interventions
The USAID-funded Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) is five-year Cooperative Agreement designed to improve responsive governance in agriculture in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions of Ghana CARE International in Ghana leads the consortium in collaboration with SEND Ghana, Action Aid Ghana and the West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP)
The Communication and Media Relations Coordinator will lead the redesign and delivery of communications and outreach strategy The person in this position will produce and distribute/disseminate tailored content targeting the Northern Ghana Governance Activity’s stakeholders including MMDAs, CSOs and citizens S/he will also craft key messages and develop partnerships with community radio stations and other local media In addition, the Communications and Media relations Coordinator will provide required communication inputs to project reporting, manage and maintain the project’s communication portal/platform Briefly, the position is intended to coordinate and lead the implementation of the project’s communication strategy ensuring that its vision and objectives are consistent with the activities and overall communication objective of the CARE led NGGA project
The position is based in Tamale but will require extensive travel to operational districts in the three northern regions of Ghana to support project events/activities
This job opportunity is made possible by the American people through USAID
Required Skills or Experience
Skills and Experience
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications and detailed CVs to the HR Officer, CARE International in Ghana or electronically to [email protected]
PLEASE INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
Closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday 20th November, 2018.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH; WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE FROM ALL BACKGROUNDS AND EXPERIENCES, PARTICULARLY WOMEN, TO APPLY.