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Content Writer (Application Closed)

Content Writer (Application Closed)

Posted 2 years ago

Job Function: Event
Job Level: Junior
Industry: Agriculture
Employment Type: Full-time (three-month probationary period)
Location: Accra
Reports To: CEO/ General Manager
Start Date: Immediately
Traveling: Yes
Interacts With: Internal: External:
• CEO
• Board of Directors
• Management Staff
• Non-Management Staff
• All other functions/departments
• Specialist consulting agencies
• 3rd Party Organizations
• Government ministries, departments, and agencies
• Clients
• All other external correspondence

Supervises: Direct: Indirect:
• N/A • N/A

Role Description and Responsibilities

Our client is a non-governmental agricultural social impact, capacity building, innovation, and project management organization with a special focus on changing the perception of, and consciously shaping the conversation on agriculture through the promotion of people-impact initiatives and programs for students, women, farmers, farming associations, agribusinesses and the entire actors within the value chain is looking for a Content Writer.

• Produce well-researched content for publication online or in print
• Organize writing schedules to complete drafts of content or finished projects within deadlines
• Utilize industry best practices and familiarity with the organization’s mission to inspire ideas and content
• Communicate and cooperate with the team, including a content manager, editors, and web publishers
• Follow an editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the content production team to ensure timely delivery of materials
• Develop related content for multiple platforms, such as websites, email marketing, product descriptions, videos, and blogs
• Monitor and analyze the performance of key performance indicators (KPIs) to offer suggestions for improvement
• Use search engine optimization (SEO) strategies in writing to maximize the online visibility of a website in search results

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, Communication, Marketing, Journalism or related field.
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar position in the agriculture sector is plus.

Skills:
• Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio
• Impeccable grasp of the English language, including idioms and recognizing current trends in local dialects and expressions
• Ability to work independently with little or no daily supervision
• Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management
• Ability to work on multiple projects with different objectives simultaneously
• Strict adherence to the style guides of each company and their policies for publication
• Good time management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling, and adapting as necessary
• Proficiency with computers, especially writing programs, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Familiarity with requirements and the company’s brand image, products, and services
• Good understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques, especially SEO
• Understanding of Social media and staying updated.

Business Behaviours:
• Customer-focused with the ability to build excellent working relationships.
• Ability to influence decision-making.
• Ability to provide standard customer service experiences.

Salary and Other Benefits
Salary: Negotiable
• Training and Development
• Statutory Leave Days
• Annual Bonus

APPLICATION MODE
Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@skaikconsulting.com with the subject ‘Content Writer’. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.

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