Communications Manager – Cash Consortium of Sudan (CCS) at Mercy Corps – May 2024

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Communications Manager – Cash Consortium of Sudan (CCS)

  • The CCS Communications Manager is a bold and proactive individual. The Communications Manager will work very closely with the CCS Secretariat as well as national and international partner organizations. The Communications Manager will be a critical member of CCS team, tasked with keeping abreast of developments in the country, Reporting of projects and stakeholder communications and the creation of communication materials and communications surrounding our programs, strategies and impact. The Communications Manager is responsible for ensuring that existing and future donors, partners and stakeholders are aware of CCS programs and activities, ensuring that staff within our organization have the right information, knowledge and assets to communicate with their relevant stakeholders. The Communications Manager is expected to be tech-savvy, innovative and a fast thinker. The Communications Manager oversees a Communications Officer based in Sudan.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Communications

  • Develop a communications plan, including development of a website and social media presence.
  • Write, edit, and distribute various types of content, including material for a website, press releases, marketing material and other types of content that take the message to the public.
  • Lead and/ or support partners to collect content, such as interviews with program participants, success stories, video, and photo coverage of program events for dissemination to various audiences and reports.
  • Create and produce internal newsletters for the consortium.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility
Communications Officer (in Sudan)
Security

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

Accountability
Reports Directly To: CCS Director.
Works Directly With: CCS Secretariat, local an international partner organizations
Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of our projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Hold a degree in Communications, Political Sciences, Public Information, International Relations, or a related field, Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience working in media, journalism, advocacy, or communications and marketing, or in closely related external relations contexts.
  • Very good technical affinity for media contexts including knowledge of a wide range of multimedia, web, and digital tools.
  • Outstanding newswriting and editing skills and social media skills.
  • Graphic design skills are strongly preferred.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both written and verbal

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Mercy Corps on jobs.jobvite.com to apply