The Hunger Project (THP) Employment Opportunity for May 2022

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The Hunger Project (THP) Employment Opportunity for May 2022

The Hunger Project (THP) is a global non-profit organisation whose mission is to end hunger and poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women-centred strategies and advocating for their widespread adoption in regions where hunger persists. Also, We operate in 22 countries with 300+ staff and have mobilised 500,000 volunteer leaders worldwide Our programmes throughout Africa. South Asia and Latin America are based on an innovative approach that works with rural communities to become the agents of their own development and make sustainable progress in overcoming hunger and poverty

Current Hunger Project office locations includes

  • USA: Global Office in New York City and multiple home offices:
  • 13 Programme Countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana India, Malow, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru Senegal, Uganda, Zambia
  • Partner Countries: Australa. Canada, Germany, Netherands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland United Kingdom

POSITION: Communications Officer

Position Summary

The Communications Officer’s primary function is to facilitate and develop communications strategies in Ine with regional and global communications goals, with the ultimate intention of significantly advancing public visiblity, impact and influence of THP’s brand and agenda throughout Africa. The role will st within the Africa Programmes team and will work closely on a daily basis with the Global Communications team. The position reports to the Global Vice-President and Director for Africa and Mexico, and it is technically supervised by the Associate Director of Global Ofice Communications

The ideal candidate for this full-time position is based in Accra, Ghana or Elantyre, Malavel. This position is a local national contract and candidates must be authorised to work in the country of assignment without visa or work permit sponsorship for the employer, now or in the future.

Essential Functions Communications Management

  • To begin with, Facilitate the creation of region-wide communications strategy and work with programme teams across the region to set communications priorities
  • Then, Develop and roll out visibility, communications and influence strategies and campaigns
  • Also, Generate content that communicates programmatic work with dignity and integrity Includes but is not limited to collecting and narrativising programme updates and images to be used in public campaigns, such as media, website articles, social media and fundraising
  • Moreover, Monitor and enforce responsible usage of information and images (photos/videos) in communications in compliance with organisational Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy’ and consent and usage protocols
  • Thereafter, Adhere to and enforce brand guidelines across programmatic communications

Advocacy and Thought Leadership Communications

  • Furthermore, Identity and support opportunities for internal subject matter experts to demonstrate and enhance organisational reputation as a thought leader, Includes conference participation, public speaking and other advocacy campaign
  • Then, Cultivate advocacy and thought leadership partnerships within the sector.

Press and Media Management

  • In addition, Partner with communications teams worldwide in facilitating innovative opportunities to showcase THP’s messages and work. Includes but not limited to generating op-eds, press and media content and developing PR strategy in regions where appropriate
  • Afterwards, Serve as a point of contact for press and media inquiries

Digital Marketing

  • As applicable, provide updates and support for programme websites
  • As applicable, create, align and implement social media content in collaboration with Global Communications team members
  • Also, Ensure adherence to partnership communications requirements. Includes meeting grant and implementation partnership standards
  • Finally, Identity and carry out innovative digital marketing campaigns to accelerate brand awareness

Qualifications

Education Minimum and Type of Degree:

Minimum Required: Bachelor’s degree in fields relating to communication or marketing, or international relations/development/gender studies complemented by work experience.

Work Experience (Minimum Needed)

  • Minimum Required: Five years in a similar role non-profit setting with remote team structure)
  • Preferred previous work with an international non-profit organisation.
  • Specialised Knowledge Needed for Job Performance Conversational French language required; fluency preferred
  • Comfort with website content management pretend
  • Video and photo editing skills preferred: Graphic design programme skills preferred
  • Finally, Proficiency in MS Office suite and Google Sute and tools
Skills
  • Able to troubleshoot problems, come up with creative solutions, while also identifying issues which need to be escale
  • Project management skils, ability to prioritise Resource self-starter with ability to independently multitask and prioritize
  • Outstanding editing, proofreading and writing skills, with an unwavering attention to detal preferably with creative writing skills
  • Strong teamwork and colaboration skils ability to work with colleagues and partners nationally and internationally
  • Lastly, Ability to adapt and work in a flexible and evolving environment High level of comfort with new technologies, and able to quickly leam new tools
Additional Comments
  • Strong interest in storytelling-both hearing stories and creatively teling them
  • Willingness to occasionally work in a varying schedules to accommodate global colleagues
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, work on multiple time zones as necessary.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required for this role
  • And then, Commitment to THP’s values, including an understanding of and compatibility with our principles and philosophy. However, The successful candidate will be working with a team who loves what they are doing and feels it is privilege to be working in service of this mesin

How to Apply for The Hunger Project (THP) Employment Opportunity for May 2022

Please forward your letter of interest, resume, annuaised gross salary expectations, writing sample for immediate consideration to [email protected] latest by close of work on 26th May 2022. Please include Communications Officer, Africa Region in the subject line of your e-mal,

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