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Reference: 88773

Date Added: 10 May 2023
Closing Date: 29 May 2023

Job Title: Media & Communications Consultant, Africa Region

Working For: Consumers International

Location: Remote (Global based)

Salary: Competitive Remuneration

Length of Contract: Fixed Term, Full Time (6 Months)

Job Details

We are seeking a communications expert in the African region, highly competent and with
a track record of securing media coverage in the region. They would have a good grasp of the media
landscape in focus countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria) and ideally be based in
one of these countries with fluent English and fluent or advanced French skills. They should have
good knowledge of regional and national political contexts.

The consultant would lead on delivery of the project activity ‘building demand for action through
media outreach and consumer campaigns’, working together with our project manager based in East
Africa, our Head of Communications and Membership and our Members in West Africa and across
the continent. The project runs until January 2024.
The consultant will need to both ‘do’ and ‘advise/guide’. They should be adept at translating
compelling information into engaging copy for press and have good media links and know-how on
press pitching. They will be experienced in working with organisations on media and/or
communications capacity building and developing strategies for media campaigns.

Closing Date: 29 May 2023

Interview/Start Dates

We are seeking either an individual consultant or agency to work with us on this project until
the end of January 2024, and to be onboard by mid-June.
• Interviews: From late May/early June.
• Final deadline for expressions of interest: Monday 29 May.

Application Details

Please send your expression of interest (two page maximum) and CV or portfolio to
recruitment@consint.org. Please detail your experience relevant to the position, your day rate, and
expected days needed to meet the deliverables. In sending through your application, please include
any examples of work which demonstrate your suitability for the role.
Please direct any questions to Project Manager, Davine: DMinayo@consint.org.

Website: http://www.consumersinternational.org/

Additional Notes