Communication Assistant: CCAFS West Africa

Written by , posted on Monday May 16 2016(1 year ago)

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks to recruit a Communications Assistant to support the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) West Africa.

This is a nationally recruited bilingual (French/English) position based in Bamako, Mali.

Terms of Reference

Under the direction of the Africa Communication and a Knowledge Manager, the Communication Assistant will perform the following tasks:

  • Write research stories on program activities as directed by the team;
  • Assist in website management— publishing content such as blogs, news stories, upcoming events;
  • Design of program publications including flyers, newsletters, working papers;
  • Maintaining an inventory of CCAFS WA publications  on CGspace;
  • Keep an updated database of blog stories published by CCAFS WA team and partners;
  • Management of an online portal – canaafrica.com regularly updating it with relevant information (news, events, publications) to keep the site up to date;
  • Assist in the documentation of program activities through photography and video;
  • Archive  and share program photos, videos and presentations on relevant sites – Flickr, YouTube Slideshare
  • Offering logistical support during CCAFS  WA workshops, field visits and meetings
  • Any other tasks as directed by the Regional Communications Specialist and the CCAFS WA program management team

To see the complete advertisement,

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For french, click here

DeadlineTuesday 31 May 2016