International Job Vacancies At Sightsavers

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There are  International Job Vacancies At Sightsavers. The company is looking for a Regional Stories and Media Lead WARO.

Location: Senegal/Sierra Leone/Ghana/Nigeria/Liberia/Mali

Accountabilities:

Stories

  • Collaborating with West African teams and UK communications and fundraising teams to source content and identify story opportunities across our three main thematic areas and priority programmes
  • Liaising with stories producers, freelance photographers and videographers, predominantly focussing on written and audio stories collections and projects
  • Providing training, advice and workshops within country offices relevant to the project stories

Media

  • Influencing media engagement plans at a regional level to support communication strategies across West Africa linked to our three thematic areas
  • Guiding and sharing knowledge to build media relationships within relevant media outlets across West Africa, supporting country teams.
  • Acting as the main point of contact to avoid and resolve any media reputational crisis for Sightsavers in the region with availability to travel where necessary

Knowledge, skills and experience for Regional Stories and Media Lead WARO

  • Excellent knowledge of national and international media and social media, ideally within international development
  • Extensive experience sourcing and documenting emotive, contributor led stories; managing photography and video documentation projects; developing and delivering communications and content strategies within West Africa

  • Experienced in building strong internal networks and maintaining relationships and communications across teams and countries
  • Professional experience working in a policy or campaigns focussed media role
  • Ability to sell international/development stories to the consumer, national and international media
  • Advocate both internally and externally with stakeholders to showcase how media and PR contribute to achieving organisational objectives
  • Awareness of ethical content; disability inclusion; safeguarding best practice wider global development issues; understanding of the power of individual stories
  • Experience of training and skills transfer
  • Excellent time management
  • Team builder, line manager
  • Fluent English and French, both written and spoken
  • Current and ongoing right to work in one of the countries detailed
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Closing Date: 9th October, 2022

 

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