Posted on :
22 Jun, 2022
22 Jun, 2022
Democracy International (DI) is seeking to hire a Public Relations Specialist for the anticipated five-year Ghana Performance Accountability Activity opportunity. The activity will focus on strengthening civil society oversight of and feedback into government performance in public service delivery and to support government, especially at the local level, and public service providers to be more responsive to citizen demand in delivering quality essential services
The Specialist will manage and develop the program’s communications and advocacy campaigns to raise citizen awareness about public service delivery accountability. They will also engage with participants in the activity including civil society organizations and government officials to improve their ability to engage with communities they represent. This will be a full-time position based in Accra, Ghana, and will be contingent on award and funding. This position is only open to Ghanaian citizens.
Job Title: Public Relations Specialist
Essential Job Duties:
The position’s responsibilities will include:
Secondary Job Duties:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. DI will only contact candidates of interest.
About the Organization:
DI provides technical assistance, analytical services and project implementation for democracy, human rights, governance and conflict mitigation programs worldwide for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. State Department and other development partners. Since its founding in 2003, Democracy International has worked with civil society organizations, political parties, election-management bodies, government agencies, legislatures, justice-sector institutions, and others in 70+ countries.
DI welcomes and supports a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and for DI employees. DI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at DI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities.