Information Officer

African Union

African Union is recruiting a Information Officer, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

  • Identify key stakeholder in media and develop strategies for media engagement to help popularize the activities of the AU and encourage public awareness and participation
  • Develop guidelines and support training for public engagement by AUC principles – e.g. interviews, press conferences, making speeches, presentation
  • Develop public relations material for use at AUC headquarters e.g. guided tours material and dissemination to key stakeholders
  • Track AU media coverage on social media and other digital platforms and provide strategies for managing digital public relations
  • Undergraduate degree in Public Relations, Journalism or a related field
  • Professional qualifications would be an advantage e.g. Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
  • Required Experience
  • At least Seven (7) years of progressively relevant working experience in the areas of journalism, broadcast media, public relations or corporate communication
  • Skills and competencies required
  • Varied sector journalism experience – broadcast, print, digital
  • Possess good knowledge of and experience with new communication technologies including digital content creation and analytics
  • Superior knowledge and understanding of public sector communication
  • Excellent editorial and writing skills
  • Excellent public speaking and communication skills
  • Experience in Public Relations management
  • High level of competency in using MS Office Suite Programmes
  • Considerable knowledge of research methodologies and analysis
  • Have proven ability to be innovative and adapt communication strategies to suit the prevailing conditions and challenges
  • Have excellent inter personal skills and be able to work as part of a team
  • Have the ability to form and maintain relationships through teamwork and networking
  • Be able to work in multicultural environments
  • Have high levels of energy with the desire to produce products of world class standards
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages, proficiency of two or more in other of one or several other working language(s) would be an added value
  • The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of 12 months, of which the first 3 months will be considered as a probationary period Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of 12 months renewable, subject to satisfactory performance
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply
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  • Publicado 26.01.2017
  • Expira 20.02.2017
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