Posted on :
18 Jul, 2019
18 Jul, 2019
The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) statutory committee established by the Petroleum Revenue management Act (Act 815) to monitor the usage and management of the petroleum revenues for the benefit of the citizenry
As a part of the strategy to equip the Secretariat, the committee is seeking to employ the services of a full-time Communications Officer who has the ability
to function as part of a team.
Applications are invited from qualified, experienced and dedicated persons to fill the vacancy for the post of Communications Officer for the Public Interest and Accountability Committee.
Job Title: Communications Officer
The Communications Officer will be responsible for managing the communications and information operations of PIAC. The main purpose of this position is to facilitate effective communication between PIAC and the external public by ensuring high brand visibility of the Committee at all times. The Communications Officer will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate the development and implementation of PIAC’s communications, public relations and outreach in line with PIAC’s strategic direction and program objectives
Work with the Senior Management Team to plan, develop and roll out PIAC’s communications strategy to maximize public awareness and engagement
Responsible for press releases, statutory publications, success stories and PIAC’s positions on topical development issues
Design, manage and maintain PIACs social media presence
Ensure production and dissemination of a quarterly & annual newsletter and annual narrative report
Collect, collate, edit and publish all PIAC documentation for both internal and external audiences ensuring that they are of the highest quality
Manage the PIAC website to ensure it is constantly updated, interesting and interactive-using appropriate social media platforms as a vehicle
Coordinate field visits to project sites and ensure proper dissemination of information for events and success stories
Develop and maintain relationships with media and other partners throughout the country.
Closely monitor and track media coverage of PIAC’s events and activities
Ensure promotion of various events and activities of the committee in the media and online platforms
Source, commission and edit news, images and videos for the website and online media.
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or any related field
At least 5 years of work experience in media relations, reporting and developing communication plans and material, or a Second Degree with at least 3 years working experience
Knowledge of the extractive sector will be an added advantage
Good communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills
Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Able to function well as part o f a team
Diligent attention to detail
Strong in using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
Skills in designing simple infographics for campaigns
Graphic design, photography and printing experience
Integrity and Confidentiality
How to Apply
Applicants should send their applications and CV to:
or deliver personally to the PIAC Secretariat at East Legon, NII Amon Kotey Street, Accra 2 weeks after date of publication.
You may call 0302 242 006 for directions