Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.
Panagora seeks an experienced Communication Specialist for an anticipated USAID/Liberia Data, Evaluation, Learning, and Technical Assistance (DELTA) activity.
This is a long-term position based in Monrovia, Liberia expected to start in early 2022.
Duties and Responsibilities
Write DELTA activity and USAID/Liberia related communication materials.
Conceptualize, research, design, write and edit fact sheets, speeches, newsletters and other documents in support of the communications strategy of the DELTA activity.
Manage development of communications documents and materials that require inputs from technical staff.
Work with technical staff to develop, adapt and disseminate technical communication materials.
Generate infographics, one pagers and other communication schemes, with relevant information by the Activity or by any source according to USAID requirements.
Ensure that all presentations, deliverables, trainings and technical reports of the activity comply with USAID’s Branding and Marking Plan.
Work with the USAID press office and coordinate events related to USAID in Liberia.
Monitor DELTA activity work to identify success stories and ensure they are captured, developed, edited, and distributed.
Manage content in social media.
Plan and facilitate workshops and learning activities to enhance staff learning on topics such as branding compliance, how to write success stories, capturing compelling photos, etc.
Participate in team building, capacity building, and work planning activities to promote and support best practices in knowledge management and communication.
Provide support to the Activity leadership to maintain effective communications with USAID, other partner organizations and stakeholders, including timely response to requests for information.
Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in communications, public health, journalism or related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
At least five (5) years of experience in a similar communications role within international development organizations, preferably for USAID funded project(s).
Proven ability to organize, summarize, and rewrite technical information for non-expert audiences.
Experience facilitating workshops and communication skills training.
Demonstrated experience with development and implementation of communication strategies.
Thorough knowledge of USAID reporting, branding, and marking policies.
Excellent computer skills in a full range of software, including: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Photoshop and/or other graphics programs, and webinar platforms (e.g., Adobe Connect, WebEx, Skype for Business).
Ability to work both independently and in a team.
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Must be a Liberian citizen.
To apply, fill out the online application. Please include a cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.
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