21/04/2017
Communication Officer, P2

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : COMMUNICATION OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P2-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To assist the Chief Communication Officer in the management of the image of the Parliament and in the effective dissemination of information on the Parliament to all the peoples of the Community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Chief Communication Officer, the Communication Officer performs the following functions:

  1. Manages the image of the Parliament through effective Public Relations.

  2. Maintains relations with the media and uses these to propagate the activities of the Parliament.

  3. Organises press coverage for events of the Parliament including interviews with the press for key officials of the Parliament.

  4. Produces publications on the activities of the Parliament.

  5. Makes an input into the design and production of publicity and gift items for the Parliament.

  6. Regularly contributes information for the update of the Parliament’s website.

  7. Monitors feedback from users of the website and liaises with the relevant officers and responds to enquiries from the general public.

  8. Performs any other activities as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS

A first degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or other relevant field of study is required.

EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years professional experience. A higher degree in a relevant field may substitute for two (2) years’ work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA19,769, equivalent to US$31,191.

Eligibility

Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.

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