Communications Consultant job at IITA
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Vacancy title:
Communications Consultant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 03 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 19 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:
To assist in smoothly operating with Communications at IITA- Zambia station.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop, implement, and monitor, in close collaboration with IITA headquarters, a communication and public relations strategy for IITA Zambia
• Support, strengthen, and enforce IITA branding, presence, and culture.
• Provide communication/information support and backstopping to IITA’s R4D activities and projects in Zambia.
• Communicate IITA-Zambia, R4D and P4D activities, products and achievements.
• Write, edit, and produce content for various communication and knowledge products.
• Develop and implement science-related education and public awareness campaigns via traditional and online (Web-based) media.
• Establish and maintain news and media contacts in the community.
• Be a regular contributor on various social media and email platforms and engage with the public.
• Undertake activities and tasks that may be assigned by the Regional Director, and/or the Head of the CU as and when needed.

Qualification and Experience:
• Bachelor or Higher Degree preferably in journalism
• At least 5 years of experience in television or radio news reporting

Core Competencies
• Good attitude and team player.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Attention to detail.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

• Interested applicants should forward their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter indicating the position and send as One Document by email to  not later than 28th June 2024 to:
• The Regional Hub Administrator
• International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
• Plot 145B Ngwerere Road
• Chongwe District Lusaka Province
• P.O. Box 310142
• Chelstone, Lusaka, Zambia
• Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
• To apply for this job email your details to 

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Job Info
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 03 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 19-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-06-2066
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