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Field Communication Coordinator

   (Yaoundé)

Posted : 17 June, 2017
Category : Communication   Location : Yaoundé
Job type : Part Time
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 in English
 
3.Please mention your salary expectations
 
Only shortlisted candidates who send their CV and Motivational Letter with Salary Expectation will be contacted. 
NoteCandidates are invited to submit in English via e mail: strategiesrecrutement@gmail.com
 
 
     1.   Meaningful letter of motivation,
     2.    CV in English
     3.  Salary expectations 
 
Application deadline: 30th June 201