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5 Aug, 2016

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Communication Jobs in Ghana

ACDI/VOCA is an economic development organization that fosters broad-based economic growth, raises living standards, and creates vibrant communities. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA has worked in 146 countries since 1963. Its practice areas are catalyzing investment, climate smart agriculture, empowerment & resilience, institutional strengthening, and market systems.

We are currently seeking a Communications Specialist to be based in the Kumasi Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job Description

Job Title: Communications Specialist

•   Managing and developing appropriate positioning, messaging and dissemination strategies for the project.
•   Ensuring compliance with branding and marketing requirements for events, internal and external communications and learning materials
•   Facilitating information sharing and access within the project and within country
•   Supporting the management and development of knowledge and information management systems
•   Building communication strategies into various project components, capturing and relaying relevant information to stakeholders
•   Developing promotional materials, communication and learning deliverables and related activities
•   Supporting technical staff in the collection and writing of success stories, lessons learned, case studies and other learning communications
•   Supporting and/or leading project sponsored events
•   Preparing and coordinating annual performance reports for the donor organisation

Qualification Required & Experience


•   A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Development Communication, Public Relations or any related field
•   Minimum of 4 years of experience in progressively more responsible roles, developing strategic communication strategies and working with domestic and international media. Photography, graphic or web design experience preferred.
•   Strong written and oral communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write required documents in clear, concise, well-organised manner
•   Proven ability to manage publications from conceptualization to completion
•   Knowledge of international development theory, practices, and issues. Advanced knowledge of communications and media for international development programs
•   Ability to work independently with minimum supervision to complete projects and meet deadlines
•   Advanced computer skills in a Windows based environment including Word, Publisher, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Location: Kumasi

How to Apply For the Job

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume/CV to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 08 August, 2016

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