The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communication Officer

Location: Praia, Cape Verde
Institution: ECOWAS
Grade: P3/ P4
Status: Permanent
AGENCY: ECOWAS Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
Department: Energy & Mines
Directorate: Administration, Finance and ICT
Division: ICT
Line Supervisor: Principal Program Officer, Administration & Finance
Supervising: Language Assistant

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, mass communication or related field from a recognized university.
  • 5 years’ experience in journalism, communications and public relations;
  • Knowledge in developing communication strategies and plans for, internal and external communication;
  • Ability to coordinate and manage complex communication campaigns and events;
  • Ability to conceptualize and contribute to the design of communication campaigns that target multilateral audiences;
  • Proven knowledge of communication and the ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences and cultivate productive relationships.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Annual Salary
UA37,651.28, USD59,406.19/ UA44,032.04, USD69,473.75 (₦30.5 Million)

Application Closing Date
8th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the Application Form below, fill it out correctly; attach a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: pocommecreee@ecowas.int using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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