The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) is an NGO based in France, Senegal, and South Africa, that seeks to defend whistleblowers, as well as strategically litigate and advocate on their behalf, where their disclosures speak to the public interest of African citizens.
PPLAAF is seeking a Communications Officer. Full-time position, based in Dakar or Paris, for immediate start. The Communications Officer will, amongst other tasks, be responsible for the following:
Develop and implement media campaigns and advocacy efforts related to investigations conducted by the organisation and its partners, aimed at enhancing whistleblower protection and maximising the impact of their disclosures.
Engage in communication on behalf of the organisation and maintain relations with its partners (NGOs, authorities, lawyers, journalists, etc.).
Develop PPLAAF’s brand and communications strategy.
Vet interviews, articles, and communications done by PPLAAF and its staff.
Work closely with whistleblowers and PPLAAF’s partners.
Development and preparation of materials for marketing and awareness-raising including briefing materials and press releases.
Report to the Executive branch.
We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds, demographics, and underrepresented groups to apply for this position. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that values and respects the unique perspectives and contributions of every team member.