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African Union Seeks Talented Professional for Communication & Digital Branding Officer Role (AfCFTA)

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African Union Seeks Talented Professional for Communication & Digital Branding Officer Role (AfCFTA)

Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Accra, Ghana

Organization: African Union

AU Values

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information
Reports to: Head of Communication
Directorate/Department/Organ: Office of the Secretary-General
Number of Direct Reports:0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P2
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Accra, Ghana

Purpose of Job

The Digital Branding & Communication Officer will support the development and implemention of communication, advocacy strategy and plan, management of the AfCFTA branding strategy, provide inputs into the design, management and implementation of the communication activities

Main Functions

• Assist in the development and implementation of Communication strategy
• Develop and manage AfCFTA official content
• Develop and manage Social media and digital platforms
• Ensure the operationalization of the AfCFTA communication in various supports

Specific Responsibilities

• Support in the development and/or implementation of brand guidelines, communications strategies & work-plans, campaigns, events and other initiatives
• Researching, preparing fact-checking, editing, and producing professional media and communications materials for various audiences and ensuring their timely dissemination
• Providing technical support to live events, upload and update content on the website of the AfCFTA through the website run by the office, and social media accounts in Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, You Tube, etc
• Support and regularly monitor, evaluate, and report of online data
• Coordinate with team members including
• Ensure the presence of AfCFTA activities Prepare timely updates, and regular progress reports (project status & activity report, and other reports)
• Support the development of the AfCFTA Digital Marketing strategy
• Support the development of a digital marketing plans for AfCFTA programs to position the AU on digital platforms and ensure relevancy to key audiences
• Design, build and maintain AfCFTA social media presence in line with corporate policies and manage existing and new social media platforms
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

University Master’s Degree in Marketing Management, Information Communication and Technology, Public Relations, Advertising and any other related studies with 2 (two) years of proven continuous experience in SEM, Communication, Digital Branding Marketing and Content Management.

Professional certification in digital marketing is an added advantage

Or

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Management, Information Communication and Technology, Public Relations, Advertising and any other related studies with 5 (five) years proven continuous experience in SEM, Communication, Digital Branding Marketing and Content Management.

Professional certification in digital marketing is an added advantage

Required Skills

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
• Ability to work independently to meet critical and competing deadlines (multi-tasking), to produce high quality work in short timeframes;
• Excellent interpersonal/teamwork skills,
• Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of common computer applications and systems; • Excellent drafting, reporting, communication and presentation skills.
• Strong program/project management skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent planning and organizing skills
• Ability to liaise with a diverse range of people and stakeholders;
• Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Proficiency of two or more of the other working language(s) would be an added value.
• Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish). Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight.
Developing Others.
Change Management.
Managing Risk.

Core Competencies

Teamwork and Collaboration..
Accountable and Complies with Rules..
Learning Orientation..

Functional Competencies

Analytical thinking and problem solving..
Job Knowledge and information sharing..
Drive for result..
Continuous Improvement Focus

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

REMUNERATION:

Indicative basic salary of US$ 31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% of basic salary), a Housing allowance of US$ 21,832.68 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applications must be made not later than June 30, 2023.

Requisition ID: 1842

You can apply here

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