Organization: Ghana Health and Education Initiative
Closing date: 11 Dec 2017
GHEI is recruiting for a Communications Officer to be based in Humjibre, Ghana. This position entails working closely with both GHEI’s local Ghanaian staff and western team to manage GHEI’s international volunteer programs and organizational publicity and web-based marketing. International volunteer program responsibilities include managing volunteer recruitment, applications, pre-departure and providing program support while volunteers are on site. The Communications Officer is also responsible for promoting GHEI’s work through social media and blogging, website maintenance, organizing promotional and fundraising campaigns, and writing reports intended for Ghanaian and Western stakeholders. This position requires a great deal of flexibility since responsibilities can change greatly throughout the year. Other essential qualities include creativity, an outgoing personality, thoughtfulness, initiative, and an ability to live and work in a challenging, resource poor environment. This position reports to the Country Director and U.S.-based Executive Director.
The Communications Officer receives a local salary equivalent to ~$160 USD/month. Free housing, electricity, all business-related travel, in-country work permits and Visas are also paid for by GHEI. Relocation costs (i.e. airfare), vaccinations, and evacuation insurance are not covered by GHEI.
How to apply:
Applicants are strongly advised to apply early as applications will be considered as they are submitted. To apply, please send a completed GHEI application form and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘CO-Your Name’ as the subject line.
In addition, all applicants must provide one professional recommendation sent directly from the recommender to email@example.com with ‘CO-Your Name’ as the subject line.
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.