Communication Assistant (Website) – ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Job

Job Title: Communication Assistant (Website) (3X)
Department: Office of the President
Directorate: Communication
Grade: G4
Annual Salary: USD 15,612 – USD 21,071
Supervisor: Communications Officer
Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/COM-G/002/2012
Duration: One (1) years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Description
Liaise with focal points presences (including Programmes Directorates) regarding their contributions to updating the ECOWAS website.

Duties and Responsibilities
Generate information on the activities of the Directorate from their focal points;
Articulate these into coherent narratives for validation;
Edit material/photos for use on the website;
Generate additional materials that will enrich the site in support of the activities of the Directorate;
Undertake any other activities in furtherance of the mandate of the Directorate;
Perform other duties as required, including reading proofs and other language-related activities

Educational Qualification
Ordinary National Diploma (HND) or the equivalent in communications, journalism, social sciences or the Art;

Experience
Five (5) years of progressively hands on experience in journalism; proven experience in generating and articulating disparate information into coherent and readable material that captures the essence and activities of the organisation;
Competencies (Skills, Knowledge and Abilities)
Communication – Ability to speak, write and present clearly, concisely and effectively; ability to listen to others;
Teamwork – Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender;
Accountability – Ability to deliver expected outputs within the prescribed time and in keeping with required quality standards; ability to operate in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;

Age
Candidates must not be over fifty (50) years of age at the point of recruitment

Language
Excellent oral and written communication skills in any of the official ECOWAS languages: English, French and Portuguese. A good working knowledge of a second official language would be an advantage.

Application close s14th March, 2013

Method of Application
Interested candidates should download the application form, fill it and send it together with their CV as an email attachment to the following email address: applications@ecowas.int

Note: Please do not attach your certificates to the application email.Any application received after the closing date will not be considered

This vacancy is a locally recruited position which means that candidates applying for this position must be legally resident in the Member State of the duty station at the time of application.

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