MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR @ PENCILS OF PROMISE

 Applications should be sent to this email : ghana@pencilsofpromise.org

Roles & Responsibilities:

 Communications

  With the support of Management, collate content and design PoP Ghana annual reports

    Design soft and hard copy graphic materials and tools for PoP projects and programs

      Support with the production of key communications resources for donor and public engagements

       Provide communications support in emergency and reputational risk issues that may arise

       In collaboration with Management, provide regular impact communication and relay PoP’s messages to key stakeholders

       Participate in global communications strategic initiatives and where appropriate, implement them at the local level

       Work closely with all PoP Ghana staff to develop an annual communications plan that supports opportunities (stories, campaigns) and develop high quality content and make sure all contents are stored in Box

       Develop an Emergency Communications plan, protocols and templates

       Collaborate with other NGOs in the education sector to jointly develop and deliver policy statements and advocacy positions and messaging on pertinent themes or issues

       Support all teams to implement guidelines for producing communication content and ensure adherence to communication policies, protocols, standards and brand compliance

Multimedia and Content Development

       Work to promote the brand, Pencils of Promise

       Take photos and videos during PoP events; edit and keep inventory of them in Box

 Write, edit and design key PowerPoint presentations, speeches, press releases, welcome packs, newsletters and other multimedia content for communication purposes

       Develop and design country profiles and fact sheets

       Provide support to host PoP Ghana media visits


Media Management

       Develop and maintain positive relationships with media houses and groups at the local and national levels

       Ensure PoP Ghana impact and success stories are regularly featured on our local and global communications platforms (Transparency Talk) and external channels mainly our website and social media handles

       Regularly update global content inventory with workshops, school events, etc. in order to best showcase PoP Ghana's work on our global social media platforms

       Monitor and evaluate the impact of media trends in Ghana, and provide regular reports and recommendations

       Keep inventory of links to PoP media publications

  Qualifications/Skills:

       Bachelor’s degree in Media Communications, Public Relations, Arts or related field

       Must have completed National Service

       Extensive experience working in a communications and media role, including the production of a variety of content and materials for different media

       Knowledge of International development and fundraising

       Excellent interview and data collection skills

       Experience working with rural communities

       Ability to communicate complicated and technical issues in a concise and clear way to different audiences. Be creative and innovative in communicating to new audiences

       Excellent skills in photography and videography

       Must have a considerable understanding or experience working with NGOs and the use of Communications for campaigning and influencing

       Must be conversant with latest photo and video editing applications

       Strong IT skills

 Other skills:

       Ability to travel at short notice where necessary for information gathering 

       Ability to take initiatives, work independently, flexible and adaptable

 Languages:

       Strong skills in written and spoken English

       The ability to speak Ewe, Twi or Dangbe is an added advantage

Duty Station: Ho, Volta Region

About Pencils of Promise: www.pencilsofpromise.org

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