West Africa (Ghana) Communication Volunteer


Company Days for Girl...
Category Journalism/Co...
Location Accra
Job Status Part-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Certificate
Experience N/A
Job Expires Jun 10, 2021
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Company Profile

Days for Girls is an award-winning NGO that works to shatter stigma and limitations associated with menstruation for improved health, education and livelihood outcomes. In 2020, Days for Girls has reached more than 2 million women and girls in 144 countries on 6 continents with quality, sustainable menstrual care solutions and health education.  

Days for Girls Ghana’s mission focuses on embedding solutions to challenges created by a lack of access to menstrual health management resources and reproductive health knowledge by partnering with local grassroots organizations and conducting comprehensive training and mentoring programs. This mission is powered by our three-tier model offering locally made, high-quality washable menstrual hygiene kits, reproductive health education training, and women-led enterprise development. Our current priorities include strengthening our manufacturing capacity, and cost efficiencies, supply chain, consistent evaluation, assessment, and refresher training of our manufacturing staff.

Our movement has reached more than 2 million girls - and counting in 2020 alone! With your help, we can reach Every Girl. Everywhere. Period.

Job Description

  • Classifcation: Part time Volunteer (10 hrs/week)
  • Location: Remote
  • Reporting To: West Africa Director
Role Summary
Days for Girls West Africa (DfG West Africa) is seeking highly motivated and skilled communication personnel as a volunteer to the country program. The role will support communication needs of the offce such as preparing stories, articles, news briefs, Information Education Communication (IEC) materials, event coverage, photography and videography, media engagements, social media page management and supporting other advocacy activities among others.
The position can be remote.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Covering all in offce and out of offce events
  • Photography and Videography assignments
  • Create content such as articles, briefes, abstract, news items, etc.
  • Managing offce media engagements
  • Support the implementation of DFG brand style guidelines across all our program areas to ensure consistent internal and external messaging
  • Support in the planning, execution of radio and media interventions like Radio advertisements- jingle and TV/Radio segments/interviews, event coverage as well publicity of such events.
  • Implement DFG Ghana social media engagement strategy as well as creation of content for posting on social media
  • Supporting strategies to boost following for our DFG Ghana social media handles.
  • Implement search engine optimization and web visibility strategies.
  • Design and Implement challenges, live events, campaigns, etc on our social media platforms.
  • Analysis of data on media platforms as well as strategies and develop cost effective media interventions to promote country program objectives. and compilation of results for publishing
  • Manage offce engagements with the media
  • Support the creation of resources such as IEC materials, infographics, campaign messages, and addition to products and service packaging to generate sales.
  • Support the development graphic content for the offce.
  • Translation of some DFG resources into local languages.
The position will work to support these outcomes:
  • Ensure DFG recognition and publicity working with the media.
  • Position DFG as a leader in washable pads in WA
  • Provide adequate coverage and documentation for DFG events/activities
  • We work both within MH and across related sectors such as Gender Equity (GBV + SRHR), Disability, Education, WASH, + Humanitarian Response.
  • Promote social media engagements for DFG with a target for followers..
  • Using media as an advocacy tool for challenging the stigma attached the MHM

Required Skills or Experience

  • Certifcate in Communication studies (Social and Behavioral Change Communication) Integrated Development Studies, Public Health or a related feld
  • Experience working in a communication in  non-proft or NGO setting
  • Flexible and professional individual who is capable of taking the initiative
  • Experience in social media communication strategies
  • Creative problem solver

Desired Competencies

  • Experience working in the feld of sexual reproductive health, girls’ education, or women’s empowerment preferred
  • Skills in Written and Verbal Communication
  • Passionate about using social media as an advocacy tool
  • Competency in G Suite applications (Gmail, Google Docs), Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as other design softwares, egg photoshop,canva, etc.
  • Camera handling skills as well as editing will be an added advantage.
  • French speaking candidates and Females are encouraged to apply.
Time Requirement
  • The role will require up to 10hrs per week work time.
  • The role is fexible and the candidate could work remotely and may be required to visit the offce on certain days depending on the work at hand

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