Afrobarometer francophone communications coordinator

Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that measures the social, political, and economic atmosphere in Africa through public attitude surveys implemented by national partners in about 35 countries. Its goal is to give voice to ordinary Africans in policymaking in order to strengthen democratic governance, so communicating its survey findings to the policy community and beyond is a core objective of the Afrobarometer Network. The purpose of this position is to promote the visibility, use, and impact of Afrobarometer data by supporting, mentoring, and monitoring national partners in about 12 French-speaking countries to design and implement a range of communications activities.

For the successful candidate, the position will be an opportunity to develop and implement creative communications strategies while learning about social science research, building international networks of media and policy actors, and helping to strengthen research capacity and democracy in Africa.

Please note:

  • Short-listed applicants will be asked to complete writing, presentation, and basic numeracy tests.
  • This is a one-year, fixed-term appointment with potential for renewal.
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience

Application letter with CV should be sent by 15th October 2019 to [email protected]

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