Sabre Education Latest Job Vacancy Available

0

A leading and award-winning early childhood education charity. Sabre works in close partnership with the Government of Ghana to deliver Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.2 on universal access to quality pre-primary education.

Universal kindergarten (KG) education, ages four and five, was introduced in Ghana in 2007, adding two years of compulsory KG education to the primary school system. Whilst a great achievement, equivalent gains were not made in the quality of education, meaning young children are still experiencing poor learning outcomes at a critical stage of their development. Sabre was founded in 2004 with an aim to give every child the best possible start through quality early years education. We do this through:

Transformational Teacher Training: carried out in direct partnership with the Ghana Education Service and Universities and Colleges of Education, we deliver high-quality play-based teacher training to student teachers, in-service teachers and headteachers. The teacher training content is fully aligned with the Ghanaian Government’s play-based kindergarten curriculum.

Creating Playful Schools:

We construct and renovate school complexes to ensure young children have innovative kindergarten facilities for play-based teaching and learning. Right now, Sabre is spearheading the rollout of quality early years education in Ghana, an approach we aim to replicate across Africa.

Sabre was the 2018 winner of the UNESCO Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers. In 2020 Sabre was a WISE Awards Finalist for the prestigious WISE Awards which recognise and promote innovative projects from across the world that are addressing global educational challenges.

POSITION: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Job Description

  • Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Hours: Part time: 24 hours a week/ 3 days (flexible)
  • Location: Home based: UK or Home/ Office Based: Ghana
  • Reporting: Reporting to Director of Fundraising & Comms (UK)
  • Direct Reports: Opportunity to recruit and manage an Officer role in 2022

CHECK: Job Vacancy Available At M-KOPA

About the Role

At an exciting moment of growth and opportunity, Sabre Education is seeking a talented communications professional who is dynamic and experienced at managing varied communications areas. In a new role for Sabre, the post holder will be instrumental in shaping Sabre’s communications strategy, covering both internal and external communications. Critical to the role will be supporting the growth of our communications in Ghana, as well as in the UK and internationally.

The post holder will have both the autonomy to shape the area and a supportive close-knit team who believe in the power of communications. We are excited about what you can bring to the organisation!

Sabre has been successful in securing funding to build communications capacity and, as a result, there is also the opportunity to recruit a Communications Officer in Ghana to support the implementation of the communications strategy. In addition, Sabre has earmarked resources to support a website redesign and a review of its brand. This truly is a moment where you can make your mark.

In summary, the candidate will:

Report directly to the Director of Fundraising & Communications

  • Develop, with support, Sabre’s communications strategy and lead on its implementation
  • Lead on a website redesign and brand review
  • Lead on developing key messages
  • Work with talented teams in the UK and Ghana, at a time when Sabre is spearheading a national scaling of quality ECE across Ghana
  • Build the internal capacity of the communications function at Sabre
  • Lead on social media content planning and delivery
  • Support Sabre’s increased connections with the global ECE sector
  • Increase our communications in Ghana, utilizing local and national press opportunities

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on the development of a new communications strategy with support from the Director of Fundraising & Communications
  • Lead on all areas of communications at Sabre
  • Raise the profile and reputation of Sabre Education in both Ghana and internationally
  • Recruit and manage a Communications Officer who will be based in Ghana
  • Lead on the upgrade of Sabre’s website
  • Review Sabre’s brand and lead on its development as needed
  • Lead on developing the social media strategy and managing its delivery
  • Streamline and manage Sabre’s internal communications
  • Develop KPIs for Sabre’s communications and monitor performance
  • Be the lead contact for international communications opportunities
  • Support Sabre’s advocacy efforts and events, working closely with the Executive Director in Ghana
  • Work closely with the fundraising team to deliver marketing activities
  • Collaborate with Sabre’s external partner organisations to agree on integrated communications
  • Work closely with the learning and programme teams to share Sabre’s implementation achievements, research and learning
  • Develop messaging around Sabre’s approach, strategy, model and impact
  • Develop and manage the communications budget
  • Manage the (new) Communications Officer

APPLY: Internship Opportunity At Golder

Required Skills or Experience

  • You will have proven experience developing and implementing a communications strategy, and background across a range of communications areas.
  • You will be a natural self-starter who takes the initiative. We want to hear your ideas!
  • You will be able to work independently to shape implementation but be a team player who embraces collaboration.
  • In a varied role, you will have strong project management skills, be organized but also have a creative flair particularly for messaging and storytelling.
  • A passion for international development, especially the power of education, is essential.
  • We want you to believe wholeheartedly in our mission and play a lead role in helping us achieve it.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Experience developing or contributing to a communications strategy and delivering it successfully
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at the highest level
  • Ability to produce and critique copywriting for publications, press releases, online information, social media and website.
  • Experience developing key messages
  • Excellent planning and project management skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload
  • Monitoring and reporting skills
  • Experience developing and managing a brand strategy including developing audience-specific messaging
  • Experience working closely with a Senior Leadership Team
  • Experience overseeing digital communications and website
  • Experience managing and building a social media presence
  • Experience supporting fundraising activities including marketing and appeals
  • Strong team player who is collaborative and respectful of others
  • A proactive attitude with high standards to see tasks through to fruition

RECOMMENDED JOBS

Desirable

  • Experience working in an international context, particularly in Africa
  • Media trained
  • Experience redeveloping a website
  • International / multicultural work experience
  • You will have proven experience developing and implementing a communications strategy, and background across a range of communications areas.
  • You will be a natural self-starter who takes the initiative. We want to hear your ideas!
  • You will be able to work independently to shape implementation but be a team player who embraces collaboration.
  • In a varied role, you will have strong project management skills, be organized but also have a creative flair particularly for messaging and storytelling.
  • A passion for international development, especially the power of education, is essential.
  • We want you to believe wholeheartedly in our mission and play a lead role in helping us achieve it.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Experience developing or contributing to a communications strategy and delivering it successfully
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at the highest level
  • Ability to produce and critique copywriting for publications, press releases, online information, social media and website.
  • Experience developing key messages
  • Excellent planning and project management skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload
  • Monitoring and reporting skills
  • Experience developing and managing a brand strategy including developing audience-specific messaging
  • Experience working closely with a Senior Leadership Team
  • Experience overseeing digital communications and website
  • Experience managing and building a social media presence
  • Experience supporting fundraising activities including marketing and appeals
  • Strong team player who is collaborative and respectful of others
  • A proactive attitude with high standards to see tasks through to fruition

Desirable

  • Experience working in an international context, particularly in Africa
  • Media trained
  • Experience redeveloping a website
  • International / multicultural work experience

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a covering letter and your CV to [email protected]. If you would like to discuss any elements of the job please get in touch with Hannah Young at [email protected] for an informal chat about the role.

Closing Date: Midday: Monday 7th March 2022.

YOU CAN APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING JOBS:

Sabre Education is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community a place where individual differences and contributions are truly recognised and valued. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement opportunities and other methods to support staff from different backgrounds. Sabre is an equal opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

NOTE:

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHOULD AN APPLICANT PAY MONEY TO ANYONE IN GETTING A JOB WE HAVE PUBLISHED 

WhatsApp & Telegram Job Alert

To get daily Job Alerts on Whatsapp, Join Our WhatsApp Group via the link below.

NOTE: PLEASE IF YOU’RE ON ANY OF OUR WHATSAPP GROUPS, DON’T JOIN THIS ONE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN WHATSAPP GROUP

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TELEGRAM CHANNEL

Leave a Reply