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Communications Officer - Ghana

Options seeks a Communications Officer who is looking to apply their crafting and editing content experience in an international organisation.

Contract type
Full time
Salary
Between GHS100,000 to GHS130,000 pro-rata
Location
Accra, Ghana
Deadline
25 February 2024

Summary purpose and objective of role

Key tasks include implementing the communications strategy under direction of the Communications Manager
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, blogs, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing materials that communicate the programme’s activities
  • Develop creative content for social media to promote key programme activities an impact, eg Instagram reels and Twitter content
  • Maintain effective relationships with journalists and maintain a media database
  • Maintain and update content on website
  • Produce regular internal and external newsletters
  • Take photos at key events
  • Help identify opportunities for external engagement (including events and media)

Please see job description for further details

Person specification

Essential

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Experience working with people with disabilities, including people with mental health conditions.
  • Experience in website management.
  • An experienced user/content creator for social media.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems like SharePoint, and social media platforms.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro / Photoshop/ InDesign).
  • Experience in content marketing.

Other Information

Benefits

Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, birthday and well-being leave, health insurance and 13th month bonus.

Application process
  • To apply, please fill in the form HERE.
  • Closing date for applications is: 25th February 2024
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
Other information
  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
  • We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, especially women and people with disabilities, to apply and join Options.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Ghana
Countries
Ghana