World vision International: Communications Officer

Posted on :

15 Feb, 2011

Category :

Communication Jobs in Ghana, NGO Jobs in Ghana

World Vision International is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over two decades. World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 Regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education.

Job Description

The purpose of the job position is to produce a range of written and photographic communications resources/materials linked primarily to media, donor, and public engagement communications, and contribute to internal and emergency communications

Engage in the development and implementation of a quarterly plan for meeting the strategic donor and public engagement objectives of WVG
Do Productive writing, photography and packaging of feature stories and issues-oriented reports primarily focused on children and their families and to ensure effective donor and public engagement by WV Ghana
Be deployed to disaster zones (when required) to produce quality stories and photos for WV Ghana and the WV Partnership
Contribute stories, photos and information to the production of an electronic news-letter that details organizational changes, activities, staffing and social news of WV Ghana
Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to the Director of Advocacy, Communication & Marketing

Required Skills or Experience


A minimum of a degree in Communications Studies or a Postgraduate Diploma in Communications studies with three (3) years relevant experience is preferred
English-language fluency (written and verbal), with excellent writing skills
Additional skills in word processing excel and desktop publishing is advantageous
Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
Ability to travel and work in the field as an essential and frequent function of the position
The preferred candidate must be a committed Christian

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV to: [email protected]

As a Child focused organization. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Offer valid till: 01 Mar, 2011

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