AWDF seeks a Communications Consultant

6-logoname-transThe  African  Women’s  Development  Fund  (AWDF), a  grant  making  foundation  based  in   Accra, Ghana   requires   the   services   of  a   Communications  Consultant   who   will  work  with  the  Communications  Specialist.  The Communications Consultant may either work out of AWDF House in Ghana or virtually if they are located outside of Ghana. Send your application and C.V. by email to grace@awdf.org by 10th of June 2014.

 Job  Summary

The   person(s)   will   provide   support   to   the Communications   Specialist,   and   other members of  the  fundraising  and communications  team  when  required.  Knowledge of Microsoft   office,   good   writing   skills,   strong communications  experience   and  events  organizing  will  be  advantageous.

Specific  Duties:

•To   provide   communications   support   to   the Communications   Specialist Officer

•To  compile  monthly  newsletters,  grantee  stories  and updates  for  the  AWDF  and  AFF  websites  as  well  as associated  social  media  channels

•To conduct  interviews  of  African  women  leaders

•To  update  specific  social  media  tools.

•To  provide  back  up  support  with  organizing  events

•Any other reasonable duties assigned

Essential Knowledge and Experience

•Education to graduate degree level or equivalent experience

•Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

•Excellent IT skills

•Excellent organizational and planning skills

•Ability to work as part of  a  team.

•Ability   to   work   democratically   and   effectively   with diverse   groups   and people.

• Ability to work  to  work  to  tight  deadlines.

• Strong commitment to social  justice,  women’s  rights  and  social  change

Qualifications

•University   degree   in   the   social   sciences,   preferably   in Communications, Marketing, Business  Administration,  or  other  related  discipline.

•Working  knowledge  of  French  will  be  an  advantage

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