Job For Communication and Public Relations Consultant Job at Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization

Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization (ALCO) is a sub-regional inter-governmental organization established in 2002 with the mission to facilitate the free movement of persons and goods and mitigate the impact of HIV infection on West African inter-regional trade.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates for the position below:



Job Title: 
Communication and Public Relations Consultant
Location: Cotonou, Benin


  • ALCO received funding from the Global Fund as part of the New Funding Model for implementation of its activities. This grant covers the period from 2016 to 2018
  • Therefore, in an effort to strengthen the executive secretariat management team based in Cotonou-Benin and for the purpose of implementing the said grant, ALCO is recruiting a Communication Consultant.

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of ALCO Executive Secretary, the Communication and Public Relations Consultant will ensure the implementation of communication, visibility and public relations activities as part of ALCO operations.


  • The incumbent must hold a Master’s Degree in Communication, or equivalent University Degree
  • Demonstrate self-reliance and sense of initiatives
  • Be computer literate: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Experience in a sub-regional project implemented in Africa is an asset
  • Have solid knowledge of sub-regional countries’ sociocultural environment
  • Knowledge of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor region/background is an asset
  • Must demonstrate at least five (5) years’ experience in Communication in a development project
  • Have at least three (3) years’ experience in institutional Communication and Public Relations
  • Must demonstrate experience in community relations
  • Be fully bilingual (French & English)
  • Have strong programmatic reports development capacity
  • Must have good control over audio-visual production techniques
  • Have proven experience in selection of and collaboration with external communication service providers (advertising, publishing, etc.)


How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below:

  • A duly signed letter of motivation to the Executive Secretary of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae certified as true and correct
  • A copy of Diplomas and qualifications obtained
  • Three (3) professional references
  • Evidence of experience acquired, especially copies of certificates of employment
  • A certified copy of valid national ID card.

The Application file sealed in an envelope marked “Application for Communication and Public Relations Consultant” should be submitted to:
The Executive Secretariat,
Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization,
ALAPINI Building,
234 Camp Guezo,
Tel: (229)21 31 3579/21313591 Fax: (229)21313652

Send Applications in PDF format to:


Application Deadline 5th April, 2018.