The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th of June 2014.
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.
•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
•University degree in the social sciences, preferably in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, or other related discipline.
•Working knowledge of French will be an advantage