Farmerline Communication Officer - Jobs in Ghana

Farmerline Communication Officer - Jobs in Ghana

Farmerline Overview

We train and support a network of smartphone empowered field agents to bring vital services and information to farmers doorsteps.

Products like high quality but affordable fertilizers, fungicides and seeds. Information services like weather forecast, market prices, financial & nutrition tips.

We are building the “Amazon” for farmers where they can access these services and other resources at an affordable price, quality and right in their community.

We have supported many organizations with our tools and knowledge to improve the way they work with farmers.

Over the past 6 years, Farmerline and its partnership network have profiled and served over 200,000 farmers and digitised over 1 million acres of farmland across 12 countries.

Farmerline is a learning organization and you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity to solve problems every day.

If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humour, you’ll thrive at Farmerline. .

Job Description:

  • We are looking for a technically proficient individual with solid writing, communication and research skills.
  • Must have a strong interest in brand building with the ability to creatively tell brand stories that will attract the right targets.
  • The Communication Officer will be responsible for researching and writing articles, whitepapers, PAR stories and other knowledge-based contents.
  • S/he will assist in writing Farmerline's case studies.
  • You should be an outstanding editor, with an eye to easily correct grammar and edit tone of communication materials for internal and external purposes.
  • You must be conversant with Ghana’s media landscape.
  • Your ability to work with the media and creative agencies to carry out the
    right messages and manage relationships is an essential requirement for this role.
  • The role will also require a good understanding of digital marketing platforms and tools.
  • You should be able to manage the companies social media accounts.

    Responsibilities
  • Write articles and communication materials for internal and external purposes
  • Strategically plan communication guidelines and campaigns
  • Research industry-related topics and share insights to inform the company’s direction
  • Manage the content calendar for the communication team
  • Write, plan and execute blog posts
  • Assist with social media management on all platforms
  • Write clear marketing copy to promote our products/services
  • Manage media and agency relationships
  • Partner with media agencies to collaborate on campaigns
  • Organise conference attendance
  • Support brand awareness campaigns
  • Coordinate with content producers and designers to deliver clear messaging
  • Drive the growth and brand awareness of the organisation through content generation
  • Travel within Ghana and outside for Ghana for marketing purposes

    Requirements
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills; French language skills would be an asset
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good presentation skills
  • A strong team player
  • Good researcher
  • Good relationship skills
  • Fast learner
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Minimum of three years working experience in a communication-related role
  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications,
  • Marketing, English, Journalism or related field

    Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work globally and build global networks
  • Colleagues who are committed to your growth
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Macbook
  • Free Daily Lunch
  • Monthly work drinks
  • Flexible working
  • Return ticket to the home country each year
    Work/resident permit

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Farmerline Communication Officer - Jobs in Ghana

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