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COMMUNICATION AND IT OFFICER

Reporting to the General Secretary, the Communication and IT Officer (CIO) is responsible for assisting the General Secretary (GS) in coordinating and maintaining contacts with WACSOF members and partners, database/information and website management, and relations with the media.

Specifically, this officer shall establish and manage the WACSOF resource centre; establish and maintain the WACSOF database and website; maintain healthy relations with the media and coordinate WACSOF’s public relations machinery; coordinate relations with WACSOF members and partners and keep them regularly informed of WACSOF’s activities; assist with fundraising and proposal development; and any other duties as may be assigned by the General Secretary.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: - Masters degree or its equivalent in social sciences, public relations, IT and database/website management; minimum of 5 years working experience in a recognised NGO; remarkable proposal writing, fundraising and public relations ability; ability to communicate in English and French is very essential; excellent computer skills; and excellent inter-personal skills.

Salary expectations: This is a National Staff position and the salary (all inclusive) would range between $1000 and $2000 monthly depending on qualification and experience of successful candidate.

Closing date: 30th September 2005

wacsof_gs@yahoo.co.uk

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