Job vacancy for Communications & Reporting Officer

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Job Title: Communications & Reporting Officer

location: Ghana

Company: Creative Associates International

Responsibilities

Consistent with USAID/OTI’s strategy and goals, the Communication & Reporting Officer is expected to perform the following duties:

Management:

  • In collaboration with your supervisor, program colleagues and HQ staff, develop a production process.
  • Develop and take responsible for the content calendar.
  • Devise content distribution plans that leverage in-house and external platforms (such as social media, graphics and email newsletters) with other team members.
  • Ensure overall quality and consistency of the communications content, materials and messaging.
  • Responsible for meeting USAID’s published branding and marking standards, as well as upholding Creative’s communications policies.
  • Collaborate closely with program colleagues in the region and HQ in the United States.
  • Provide relevant expert-service to the program team on reporting and communications and act as facilitator or trainer as needed.
  • Supervise at least one full-time employee in Ghana, including her/his assignments, quality, on-time delivery and more.
  • Devise a plan to identify, recruit and supervise contract contributors in five countries.
  • Review and distill reports and data from a variety of internal and external sources that would be presented in a compelling, succinct manner for USAID and the program staff.
  • Proofread key reports that are required by USAID.

Original content:

  • Oversee and be responsible for the planning, development and on-time delivery quality content – video, photography and written materials – produced by the project.
  • Organize and participate in pre-production, production, and postproduction coordination, including logistics and security briefings, and alert the appropriate team members of updates and changes.
  • Plan, write and produce videos, written stories, and photo essays.
  • Edit success stories that follow USAID guidelines.
  • Ensure that all original content adheres to a style that reflects the scope and results of the program’s work.
  • Review, edit and pass along for approval content from the full-time employee and contributing consultants.

Administration:

  • Supervise consultants and freelancers, including videographers, video editors and copy editors.
  • Work on multimedia packages, including preproduction (planning, logistics, consultants, etc.), field production and post-production (script writing, video editor, approvals, etc.).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, International Relations or a related field.
  • At least five (5) years of professional experience in journalism, communications or public relations with a significant portfolio of published material.
  • Proven English-language writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to identify content ideas, find interesting angles and tell stories in a compelling, accurate, authentic and respectful ways.
  • Experience planning, coordinating and carrying out video productions, including script writing, interaction with contract videographers and video editors.
  • Well-versed in the latest electronic publishing and graphic methods.
  • Ability to build relationships and establish rapport with colleagues, both in person and virtually.
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to larger team projects.
  • Conversational spoken French.
  • Availability to travel to field locations in West Africa in support of communications efforts.
  • Existing work authorization for Ghana.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience in international development or international affairs, preferably in a communications role on USAID-funded projects, is a plus.
  • Video editing skills are desired, videography and photography skills a plus.
  • Experience in Abode Creative Suite, including Premiere and Photoshop.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should Click: Here To Apply

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