FAO Communication Assistant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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FAO Communication Assistant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

FAO Zambia looking for “Communication Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 02, 2024.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”. It was founded in October 1945.

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on December 27, 2023 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Communication Assistant to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Tasks and Responsibilities:

In close collaboration with OCC branches and focal points, the incumbent will:

  • Contribute to the preparation of all FAO communication materials and platforms, including print and digital media;
  • To take shots and collect quality and high-resolution photos, record high resolution and quality videos and obtain interview material of FAO Officials, Government Counterparts, Donors, Resource Partners, Technical and Field Experts, Consultants including beneficiaries (youth, children, households) during FAO stakeholder events, visits to FAO Project sites etc. as may be assigned from time to time;
  • Designing and production of high-quality visibility material using licensed graphic design applications;
  • All photographs and videos produced in colour or black and white as may be required and must contain complete caption information. Caption information should be in line with FAO guidelines final edited digital images (including caption information) must be stored in the country communication folders in FAO share point;
  • Ensure that FAO guidelines for photography and videography including copyright rules and regulations are strictly adhered to;
  • Production of graphs, charts, illustrative maps, diagrams, icons, and graphics aligned with visual identity charts and elements which may be required for FAO Technical Reports, General Reports, Field Guides, Brochures and Flyers;
  • Contribute to the laying out of reports, information sheets and other publication materials;
  • Assist in design and implementation of templates such as brochures, event materials, info sheets, presentations and situation report and convert them to other publishing software;
  • Contribute to web and social media content development, internally and externally;
  • Assist in developing web design mock-ups for internal and external platforms;
  • Prepare templates for videos of FAO events and activities for social media, as well as assisting in the edition of the videos.
  • Prepare “ready for production” files in line with print and web best practices;
  • Participate in communication fora and working groups
  • Perform other duties as may be required.
  • Liaison with the Office of Communication (OCC) will be maintained, either directly or through an agreed focal point/coordinator, to ensure compliance with OCC standards, appropriate review and clearance processes.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Communication Assistant
  • Job Posting: 18/Dec/2023
  • Closure Date: 02/Jan/2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: FRZAM – FAO Representation in Zambia
  • Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
  • Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
  • Grade Level: N/A
  • Primary Location: Zambia-Lusaka
  • Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Minimum Requirements:

  • University degree in Communications, Journalism, Digital innovations – graphic design, infographics, photography, or related field.
  • 3 years of relevant experience in photography, social media management, graphic design, videography, infographics, development of brochures, flyers etc.
  • Working knowledge of English as a working language.

How to Apply FAO Communication Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.


The Closing Date: January 02, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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