Communication Manager

at Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa
Published July 10, 2024
Location Paris, France
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


PPLAAF and CW have been scaling up their activities in the past years, increasing their
support to whistleblowers, their partnerships with CSOs and media, and their online
presence, with CW specifically gaining traction after its recent launch. The organisations
now need to structure and strengthen their communication. In order to reach a larger
audience, amongst which potential whistleblowers, and to reach their ambitious objectives
for the years to come, PPLAAF and CW are looking to recruit a Communication Manager
who would share their time between the two structures.

In close relationship with the Executive Director and the Program Director based in Paris,as well as with the team members based in Paris, Dakar, and Johannesburg, theCommunication Manager will design PPLAAF and CW’s communication strategy, organisethe development of their brands as well as support the team in implementing thecommunication strategy.

The job is a Full-time position, based in Paris (France). It can exceptionally be based in Johannesburg (South Africa) or Dakar (Senegal).

The start date is the beginning of September. It is however flexible, based on availability.

Job Responsibilities

Design, in collaboration with the Program Director and the Executive Director, and implement PPLAAF’s and CW’s communication strategies
Work alongside PPLAAF teams in South Africa, Senegal, and France and CW’s team in France to implement the strategies.
Develop communication material to support our advocacy efforts
Work with media outlets to build publication strategies
Coordinate the organization of specific events organized by PPLAAF and/or CW
Write press releases and organize press conferences
Represent PPLAAF and CW with media or partners on communications topics.
Develop material to support PPLAAF’s and CW’s outreach activities
Manage PPLAAF and CW’s websites
Design and Publish content on PPLAAF’s and CW’s social networks
Design different tools, supports, and campaigns to develop PPLAAF’s and CW’s brands and audience.
Build the capacity of the teams to implement communication guidelines.
Train and manage interns regarding their communication activities.

Master’s degree in communication, journalism, or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years experience in the sector, with at least 3 of them managing the communication of an organisation, preferably an NGO
Understanding and commitment to PPLAAF and CW’s mission
Knowledge and/or prior work on Africa, anti-corruption and transparency, and/or climate issues a plus
Good Skills in graphic design (Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator Photoshop, etc.) and experience using WordPress and marketing platforms such as Mailchimp
Knowledge of, HTML, Analytics, SEO, etc.
Experience and management in social network animation.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (excellent writing required for press releases or reports), including public speaking
Ability to define and achieve objectives independently and to work with limited supervision
Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally.
Ability to work in an international environment
French and English Languages required

Please send a Resume (with at least two references from former positions) and a cover letter.

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