Confederation of African Football (CAF) Recruitment for Media Channel Officer – Internal Communication

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN or AFCON), the most popular competition. It maintains very close links with FIFA in coordinating tournaments for different events such as the World Cup, Youth and Women competitions and the Olympic Games Football Tournaments.

We are currently looking for the position below to join our team:

Job Title: Media Channel Officer – Internal Communication

Location: Africa

Internal Communications & Media Channel Officer who can contribute to CAF’s overall success by effectively handling the following duties:

  • Monitor external media TV shows and reports published by newspapers and magazines across the world and report to the Head of Media
  • Gather all CAF news & its football related information and share with all CAF Staff through the various Platforms such as; Newsletters, Press clippings, Emails, Whatsapp groups, etc…
  • Coordinate the requests of the various divisions/departments during CAF events and Competitions; Speeches for CAF Spokespersons, Media Ops, Photographer, etc.
  • Support the Digital and Content team with news and information related to the activities of CAF President and the Executive Committee Members
  • Meet journalists and foster good relations with the media
  • Answer media Operations and relations inquiries under the supervision of the Head of Media
  • Launch accreditations windows for CAF competitions and CAF events
  • Make sure that CAF Media Channel is updated with its related news and info
  • Scrutiny to make sure that the Media Channel accounts doesn’t contain any fake accounts or any pending request (Contains more than 10K accounts)
  • Execute any other task as directed by the director of Communications/Head of Media


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluent in written and spoken French and one of the other CAF Official Languages
  • Good knowledge of research
  • 2 years of work experience in a similar position
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Public speaking
  • Multitasking
  • Team-player who can work also independently
  • Time Management
  • Flexibility in working on missions and traveling overseas
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Research and analytical skills

Application Closing Date
19th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only applications matching the requirements listed above will be considered

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