Communication And Advocacy Officer Jobs in Dakar, Senegal

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) offers job opportunities to anyone who is unemployed and needs a job. You can apply for the following ECOWAS Recruitment 2020.


ECOWAS is recruiting to fill the position of Communication And Advocacy Officer on a permanent basis for Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. Interested candidates can apply till 19 November 2020.


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Position Title: Communication And Advocacy Officer

Recruitment Institute/Agency/Company/Organization: GIABA – ECOWAS

Job Location: Dakar, Senegal, West Africa

Mini. Requirements: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in journalism, public relations, mass communication or related field from a recognized university;

Salary (Annual): UA57,772.51 USD 91,153.46

Other details: 10 years responsible experience in journalism, communications, public relations, of which at least 2 years relevant international work and 2 years at a supervisory level;

Age Limit: Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

How to Apply: By email

Last Date for Application: 19th November 2020


Job Role

Under the supervision of the Director-General and the Director-General of the Logos and Abidjan Information Centers, responsible for developing communication and advocacy strategies and contacting any Director General of Information deemed AML / CFT, human. Rights and governance.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, analysis and ensure the monitoring of information on communication products;
  • Ensure the implementation and monitoring of activity/advocacy/sensitization programmes;
  • Ensure the planning, coordination, and control of activities of the Communication and Advocacy Unit;
  • Ensure internal and external visibility of the actions and results of the Unit;
  • Ensure the coordination of the team of collaborators of the Department;
  • Ensure the collection of information from various sources;
  • Ensure the analysis of current issues and assess their potential impact;
  • Ensure evaluation of the effectiveness of the information campaigns;
  • Identify and propose topics for the information bulletin, datasheets, public announcements or press releases, and other promotion tools;
  • Ensure the treatment of interview requests;
  • Participate in the sensitization activities of the Director-General in the region;
  • Ensure the treatment of various requests for information from third parties;
  • Ensure the promotion of partnerships with the civil society, particularly the media;
  • Ensure the preparation of speeches of the Director-General;
  • Support GIABA’s network of national correspondents;
  • Establish and manage the public information center of the Institution;
  • Participate in the improvement and enrichment of the GIABA website;
  • Make proposals on all activities pertaining to his missions;
  • Accomplish any other task that could be entrusted to him by the DG.


Job Requirements:

Academic Qualifications and Experience


A postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in journalism, mass communication, mass communication or related field from a recognized university;


10 years of responsible experience in journalism, communications, public relations, including at least 2 years at relevant international work and 2 years at supervisory level;


Able to develop content and implement complex communication strategies to raise awareness of programs and priorities;


Draft knowledge of communication strategies and plans to ensure visibility to key audiences, including the media;


How to apply

The last date to apply is 19th November 2020.


To apply, download the ECOWAS Job Application Form from here.


Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter to

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