Project Assistant – Wildlife Law Enforcement and Collaboration
The Project Assistant will support the Project Manager to ensure the effective implementation and communication of INL project activities as per the project objectives.
- Support the successful implementation of the LE project activities and delivery of results as requested by the Supervisor.
- Develop and implement a communications plan for the project, targeting stakeholder groups in Cameroon as well as regional partners.
- Manage and coordinate news coverage and media releases with the Communications team in TRAFFIC head office.
- Design and produce ad hoc fliers and supporting communication materials for workshops and meetings.
- Establish and maintain contacts of relevant stakeholders in combating wildlife trafficking.
- Create and manage a comprehensive electronic filing system for the project.
- Manage the logistics (travel, hotel bookings) for participants of project training workshops and partner meetings in Cameroon and overseas.
- Organise and participate in meetings and workshops as required.
- Support the assessment of workshop participants before and after training.
- Assist with technical and quality control for work, including reviewing and editing text, reports.
- Assist in the preparation and submission of funding proposals.
- Assist in the management of project budgets and provision of financial reports as per donor requirements.
- Other project related duties as required.
• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or related studies.
- Minimum of five years proven work experience in a communications role.
- Excellent writing skills and the ability to understand and synthesise information from a range of sources.
- Excellent organization and project management skills, with proven ability in prioritising workloads & meeting deadlines.
- Strong networking skills and ability to work well within a team but at the same time, to show initiative and be proactive.
- Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
- Excellent attention to detail.
- An interest in wildlife conservation would be an advantage.
- Bilingual language skills - English and French essential.
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