Posted on :
6 Jul, 2016
6 Jul, 2016
Golden Baobab is an award-winning pan-African social enterprise committed to the development of the African children’s literature industry. Through our flagship program, the Golden Baobab Prize, we support talented African authors and illustrators to create winning African stories for children. We also advocate for the right of African children to see themselves represented in the books they read and media content they enjoy.
Job Title: Communications Officer
Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra
Deadline: COB Wednesday July 20, 2016 (Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed. Applicants are advised to apply EARLY).
In the 7th year of the Golden Baobab Prize, the program is expanding its reach with more media and communications for prize submissions, corporate partnerships and the offering of workshops and fellowship opportunities. The Communications Associate will be in charge of leading this new phase of growth for the Golden Baobab Prize program.
Qualification and Requirements
This job requires a tough candidate who welcomes big challenges and is very results-oriented. The ideal person will be a detail-oriented and organized multi-tasker who loves bulldozing through complex issues and bringing visions to reality. The Golden Baobab Prize is entering into very exciting times and we cannot wait to hear from you if you believe you’re the one we are looking for.
You’re an Ideal Fit for this Position if You:
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in any field, with a minimum of 1-2 years relevant work experience. General media, communications and/or social media experience preferred. Connections in the media world is a huge plus.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary, health insurance and the satisfaction of building something that can make a difference. Finally, all the children’s books you can read! Please understand – although Golden Baobab operates as a social enterprise, we are a nonprofit organization and while our salaries are in line with similar sized nonprofit organizations, we cannot compete with for-profit salaries
How to Apply
Submit a letter of interest, resume and a sample of your written work to [email protected] with the title: Communications Associate. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Work to begin as soon as possible. We thank all applicants.