Communications/Gender and Development (GAD) Coordinator

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Peace Corps The Gambia

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78 Kairaba Avenue


78 Kairaba Avenue

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  • OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates
  • CLOSING DATE:    December 15, 2017
  • WORK HOURS:      Full Time (40 hours/week)
  • SALARY RANGE: 401,795-441,975

Peace Corps The Gambia is seeking applications from qualified individuals to fill the position of Communications/Gender and Development (GAD) Coordinator.

Duties include:

  • Coordinating with the Country Director to develop a comprehensive and strategic communications strategy with an emphasis on digital and social media
  • Planning, designing, and publishing annual reports and printed components of strategy/plan in coordination with staff
  • Managing social media components of communications strategy/plan in collaboration with Volunteers
  • Working with staff and Volunteers to design, develop, and publish compelling content regarding Volunteer work with partners and communities
  • Contributing to strategic programmatic design, adaptation and delivery of Volunteer training related to gender development activities

NOTE: To receive a copy of the full Statement of Work (SOW) for this position, please send a request to

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Three years’ experience in gender-related programming and training
  • Experience performing work in a United States or other government agency, international organization or the equivalent
  • Keen sense of cultural awareness for both Gambian and American cultures.
  • Must be very organized, accurate, and efficient and have the ability to prioritize many projects at one time
  • Experience in monitoring, tracking, and implementing multi-sectoral programs
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work with international and intercultural team, including cross-cultural situations with Americans
  • The ability to obtain a security clearance and a medical clearance
  • Ability to administer international volunteer programs
  • Ability to build coalitions and communication networks
  • The ability to work in the entire Microsoft office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and experience with various social media platforms: FaceBook, Instagram, etc.
  • A strong working knowledge of current development programs in The Gambia
  • Experience working outside the Kombo area


Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  1. A resume or C.V. that includes:
  • Positions held: identifying duties, responsibilities, dates of employment and reason for leaving
  • Education and training: identifying schools attended, dates of attendance, degrees and diplomas
  • Any professional licenses, certificates, and/or registrations held
  • An accounting for periods of unemployment longer than three months

2. Three professional references, inclusive of the person’s current email and telephone contact information

3. A cover letter

4. The candidate should also provide the following:

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Passport number
  • Passport issue date
  • Passport expiration date

To apply, submit the documents/information defined in numbers 1 through 4 above via email to Please reference “Peace Corps Communications/Gender and Development (GAD) Coordinator” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 12:00pm Friday December15th, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Contracting Officer. For additional information regarding Peace Corps, please visit our website at All documents should be submitted via email. All documents must be in English. Official translation is not required.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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