Organization: Odekro

Role: Research Assistant (2 positions available)

Work On: Constituency Demarcation Reform Project. The project seeks to investigate and analyse the effects of the Electoral Commission’s creation of new constituencies in 2004 on the quality of Parliamentary Representation of constituents by MPs.
Job Summary: Compiles, analyses and presents qualitative and quantitative information to assess the effectiveness of the Parliamentary representation provided by Members of Parliament of selected constituencies of Ghana over a 12 year period. Works under the supervision of the Content Manager and in collaboration with the entire Odekro team.
Responsibilities
● Compiles comprehensive profiles of Members of Parliament
● Assists with the design of the research methodology, literature reviews, planning and brainstorming for the project
● Ensures Odekro’s work promotes Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)
● Assists with the collation of data in hardcopy and softcopy form from multiple archival and other sources
● Assists the Content Manager in the drafting, editing and final publication of the Parliamentary Impact section of the IMANI-Odekro research report
● Produces monthly reports and updates documenting the progress of the project.
● Assists with the production of project reports.
● Maintains good relationships with the members of the Parliamentary Service, Assistants of MPs, civil servants, and other individuals as may be necessary to further the project’s work.
● Ensure effective information sharing with key partners
● Provides content to STAR‐Ghana and donors in timely fashion
● Attends workshops, conferences and other events on behalf of the project
● Provides help for social media coverage
● Other duties pertaining to the project
● Other duties pertaining to Odekro, as assigned.
More information here.

Organization: She Leads Africa

Role: Graphic Designer & WordPress Developer

Responsibilities

Graphic Design (65%)

  • Serve as the lead creative designer for all SLA branded materials for events and programs
  • Design graphics for SLA articles, online guides and webinars

WordPress Development (35%)

  • Maintain the back end of the SLA website
  • Develop bi-weekly experiments to optimize the site for users
  • Keep all plug-ins and accounts up to date
  • Monitor daily traffic and make recommendations on how to deliver a better visitor experience
Benefits:
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity to travel across Africa and interact with Africa’s leading voices and entrepreneurs
  • Live anywhere as long as you can keep in touch with Skype, Google Hangouts, What’s App or Viber
  • Work with a fun team who prefer sweatpants over stilettos

More information here.


Organization: She Leads Africa

Role: Editorial Lead

Responsibilities
  • Develop a content schedule with themes and confirmed content for 2 months
  • Develop second day and feature story ideas around breaking and viral news
  • Proactively reach out to freelancers, bloggers, and content creators to invite them to create content for the platform and provide training to upskill their contributions
  • Edit articles and ensure that all written content on the site is of high quality and reflects the SLA voice
  • Utilize data to determine the most effective headlines, content types and placement for our audience
  • Identify the content pieces that should be included in the weekly newsletter
  • Develop new content types and styles (infographics, quizzes, surveys, Q &A, etc)
  • Work with the Community and Partnerships Manager to generate unique social media and marketing engagement opportunities
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to deliver native advertising campaigns
  • Work with the graphic designer and developer to develop engaging art for our articles
Benefits:
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity to travel across Africa and interact with Africa’s leading voices and entrepreneurs
  • Live anywhere as long as you can keep in touch with Skype, Google Hangouts, What’s App or Viber
  • Work with a fun team who prefer sweatpants over stilettos

More information here.