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

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