CLOSED – Communications Officer


The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) founded in 1999, is a global civil society movement working to end the education crisis. GCE members bring together civil society organisations, NGOs, teacher unions, child rights activists, parents’ associations, young people and community organisations who work together in coalition in nearly 100 countries. GCE promotes education as a basic human right, mobilises the public to put pressure on governments and the international community to fulfil their promises to provide free, compulsory, high quality public education for all.

Short description

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is seeking to recruit for the following position: Communications Officer to input into the development of communication strategies for GCE publicly, for the GCE membership and with GCE partners and to work with the Head of Communications to deliver internal and external communications to further the achievement of the strategic and political objectives of the Global Campaign for Education and its members.

Location: Johannesburg, SA

Salary Range: R325,000 to R375,000 CTC

Reporting to: Head of Campaigns and Communications

Employment Type: Fixed-term contract with possibility of renewal, to commence ASAP until 31st December 2019

For further information about the requirements of the position, please download the full job description.


To apply for this position, please submit your application letter both in English and another language of your choice within the GCE official languages (Arabic, French, Portuguese or Spanish) and a CV (2 pages maximum), including at least two references, to jobs[@] on or before the closing date: Friday, 11th October 2019. Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

  • GCE is an equal opportunity organisation and everyone is encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that due to high volumes of applications that we receive, only complete applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • GCE reserves the right to shortlist and interview on a rolling basis and in that case the job advert may be withdrawn at any time from job sites without notification.



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