There is a now a Fresh Job Offer At L’AINE Services Limited. The company is in search of a Health Communications Officer.
The company is a network of emerging and mid-level health policy and systems (HPS) practitioners and researchers. It seeks to support the increasing numbers of practitioners and researchers entering the field in West Africa. We do this by creating a space for peer-to-peer exchange and learning, supporting access to research training and leadership opportunities, and linking to related global networks.
The project is looking for an experienced health communications officer with proven interest in message and product development (particularly for health policy issues) to support the communication of research findings and lessons from project and the management of the online learning platform.
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Responsibilities For Fresh The Offer Of Job At L’AINE
Under the leadership of the principal investigator of the project and the Chair of the company, and in close collaboration with the COMPANY secretariat and management team, the communication officer shall carry out the following (though not limited to these) functions towards the achievement of the objectives of the network in general and the project in particular.
Development and implementation of the company’s communications plan
- Develop the communication strategy and annual plan in consultation with leadership
- Lead Implementation of the communications strategy and plan including tracking key performance indicators
- Develop communication plan for specific activities including workshops, webinars, special events, and research as well as monitoring and collating their outputs for reporting purposes.
- Manage publicity, communications and media needs and engagements of the company.
Managing, Maintaining and Increasing traffic to the Company’s Website
- Maintaining the web site and ensuring increased traffic to the website.
- Ensuring regular updates of the web site with business (including research) materials, news and stories of interest to the membership, taking into account its bilingual (English and French) character.
- Routinely conduct content curation, editing and restructuring of website.
- Prepare Monthly/Quarterly analytics report on website performance.
Leading communications efforts for membership development and retention
- Periodically conduct membership surveys to solicit member inputs in consultation with the Executive Board.
- Support in the development of membership strategy.
- Work with the Executive Board to convene virtual roundtables of members on relevant topics
- Routinely send announcements, broadcast messages and other communication newsletters and news items to membership
Promoting the COMPANY visibility through media engagement and strategic partnerships
- Support the COMPANY consortium to translate the knowledge and lessons learned into materials for wider public consumption
- Prepare news items for sharing with the media, Press Releases, Developing messages and Policy briefs, Brochures, etc.,
- Organise press conferences, coordinating media and other events (workshops, stakeholder engagements etc)
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Leading the facilitation and management of the online learning platform
- Facilitate stakeholder access to and engagement with the learning platform.
- Assist in designing, developing and /or converting courses, instructional materials, media and other electronic instructional information for delivery in the modalities supported by online learning.
- Develop processes and systems (both human and technological) to create, manage, and distribute content.
- Calendar, write, and build partner email communications, including program newsletters, reminders, and other communications as needed.
- Plan and execute the release of new materials and new products to internal and external stakeholders in coordination with project PI
Qualification, Skills And Experience:
- Master’s degree in communication, public health, or a related social science
- Minimum 5 years professional experience in, health communication, and/or communication research,
- marketing/Public relations and journalism preferably for a membership-based organization. Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills.
- Fluency in English and French is essential for this position.
- Experience executing high-level editing and writing
- with limited supervision
- Experience managing websites, social media and
- online platforms
- Experience developing materials for audiences with
- high or limited (health) literacy skills
- Experience engaging partners and stakeholders in developing communication strategy.
- Experience working with graphic designers and web developers.
- Experience managing product development,
including requirements-gathering and launch planning.
- Experience translating technical/medical information
into plain language.
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How To Submit An Application For LAINE Services’ Fresh Job Offer
- Interested candidates are invited to send their cover letter and detailed resume (max. 3 pages), 2 writing or portfolio sample together with scanned copies of all relevant educational certificate to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy (CC) to email@example.com.
- Applicants must include the names, telephone numbers, email and addresses of 3 references, at least one of whom must be academic (from the institute of training) and one a work place supervisor.
- Please indicate “Health Communication Officer candidate” in the subject line of the email. kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 7th December, 2022
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