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Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Communications Coordinator**,** Daloa

The role

The Communications Coordinator will provide leadership for the integrated communications strategy that provides targeted communication to different stakeholders (including families and children) who are addressing child labor in cocoa. Under the direct line management of the Project Director, s/he will collaborate with Social Behavior Change (SBC) advisor and communications team to develop and disseminate child protection and child labor law information via multiple communication channels. S/he will also support the monitoring of results from communication activities, and all project-related external communications.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or similar field
  • Minimum three years of professional experience in communications work for child rights or child protection issues
  • Proven experience developing and implementing communications strategies through a variety of means, such as traditional, digital, and social media, and/or storytelling
  • Experience in developing child-friendly communication materials
  • Ability to develop communications strategies using behavioral and social change methodologies, including audience segmentation and social mobilization
  • Ability to meet deadlines, achieve targets, and provide all required inputs to deliverables
  • An excellent team player with good interpersonal skills and consultative approach for informed decision making
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances
  • Excellent oral and written French

Contract length: 24 months renewable

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dnMuNjQ2MTIuMTIxODVAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuY...

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