Field Communication Coordinator

Category: Admin Jobs Location: Yaoundé

Date Published Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:04:10 +0000

Contract Type Contract

Salary Negociable

Location Yaoundé

Required Experience 1-3years

Expiry Date June 30

Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY – in an International NGO: STRATEGIES

Position: Field Communication Coordinator 

Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Contract Duration: 2 years

Contract Type: Full time - Local employment for a Country National

Contract Start: As soon as possible

Objective:

The incumbent of the position will report directly via dotted line to the Field Communication Manager. The Field Communication Coordinator for West and Central Africa ensures accountable collection of high-quality client and partner stories, photographs, film footage and content for new media in West and; Central Africa in order to support the organization’s Member Associations and their fundraising communication.

Main Tasks:

* To gather and write interviews and compelling, comprehensive and truthful reports in English (human interest stories) and make powerful high quality pictures and video clips for the organization’s donor communications – according to a delivery plan and within given timelines.

* To gather accountable content for new media.

* To engage and oversee local videography support as needed. To organize the logistics, planning and coordination with videographer accordingly.

* To coordinate, plan and organize the logistics of own resource trips – in full coordination with Field Communication Manager, respective Regional Office(s) and partners.

* To support visits of member associations (MAs) in planning phase and on the ground: helping to get in contact with partners, with logistics of field trips, with pre-identifying clients and accompany resource trips as writer and photographer.


* To support capacity building of staff and partners – e.g. with workshops re photography and storytelling for their staff.

* To organise field visits well ahead of time, liaise with partners and travel agents for accommodation, transport, visas etc.

* To ensure full and proper accountability of all expenses and to work within

and monitor the operational budget.

Professional Profile and Experience:

* Photo-journalist with demonstrated ability to write compelling reports and stories from a fundraising perspective in English.

* Knowledge about video production and ability to take high quality videos are a plus

* Proficiency in English and French (oral and written)

* Good knowledge of development issues

* Proven success in independent work setting, managing budgets, communication and travel schedules

* Ability to work with modern communication and photo technology

* A team player with strong interrelations and diplomatic skills

* Strong intercultural competence and sensitivity

* Aptitude to be managed remotely

* Demonstrated ability to meet the required extensive travel demands

* Experience with working and/or traveling in occasionally insecure areas and following strict safety & security protocols

* Passion and commitment to the cause of helping people who are struggling to survive poverty and disability

* Driving license

The future job holder adheres to the organizations values and commits to the organization’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

The organization encourages persons with a disability to apply for this position.

Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit in English via e-mail:

1. A meaningful letter of motivation,

2. A CV

3.Please mention your salary expectations

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NoteCandidates are invited to submit in English via e-mail: strategiesrecrutement@gmail.com
     1. a meaningful letter of motivation,
     2. a CV
     3. and salary expectations



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