Reporting to the Public Relations and Communications Manager, the Communications Assistant will support the implementation of communication strategies for the food security and livelihoods programming in close. He/She will support the planning, directing, controlling and implementation of proactive communication activities to promote the visibility of all livelihood interventions
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan and develop information and publicity materials, as well as implement activities designed to improve understanding and acceptance of the Society’s food security and livelihood interventions
Gather, edit and package communication materials and publications including information, educational and communication materials for the programme.
Development and production of the E-newsletter and the quarterly magazine.
Assist in the documentation of program activities through print, photography and videography.
Coordinate and ensure that content relating to food security and livelihoods programming is up to date on the website and other platforms.
Providing assistance in the targeted media campaigns, organizing awareness workshops, trainings,
Maintaining records of all press coverage, tracking the Society’s profile and providing assistance in the development of strategic initiatives.
Degree in Mass Communications or a media related field.
At least 2 years demonstrated experience in developing and implementing effective corporate communications programmes.
Fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Good inter-personal skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Good photography and videography skills.