Plan RESA(Eastern and Southern African Region) has an opening for an Internal Communications Specialist responsible for regular dissemination of accurate, timely, regular and consistent information.
Internal Communications Specialist
Purpose of the Job
This is a hands-on position that deals with the regular dissemination of accurate, timely, regular and consistent information to all employees across the Eastern and Southern African Region (RESA) and internal audiences globally.
The job holder sources organizational news and writes for a range of internal contexts as s/he also provides advice and coordination of internal communication initiatives concerning countries, the region, and the global organization.
Key result areas
1.Plan RESA has a communication strategy that is monitored and aligned to global standards in order to support global networking and facilitate organizational change.
2.Plan RESA has a sufficient number of stories published every month, through various internal platforms in order to keep internal stakeholders informed.
3.Plan RESA has a regional information kit comprising print and image materials on RESA that is available for use in branding and other uses and is updated regularly
4.Plan RESA countries employ a consistent and correct use of corporate identity and branding on all their materials and communication tools.
Competencies/Qualifications and Experience
•Degree in Communication/Journalism, Public Relations or equivalent
•Excellent writing, editing and reviewing skills
•Fluent in English
•Proven skills in event management and production of internal communications materials, ideally in the development sector.
Desirable skills and competencies
•At least three years working in corporate or internal communications, press and PR department of a voluntary sector organization (in the development sector would be particularly advantageous),
•Substantial experience in communications and public relations
•Good skills in creating compelling visual materials for online and print use
•Strong planning and prioritization skills
•Able to make judgments and execute work autonomously
•Ability to deliver to tight deadlines and budgets
•Ability to understand different cultural contexts and marketing / PR realities
Please submit a full CV and two names of referees to email@example.com Closing date will be Friday May 18th 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Reference and background checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy.
Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
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