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BloggingGhana is looking for a Project Manager for a project in collaboration with a client starting 31 August 2013. The job entails managing a project that will engage with the online community
on a specific topic and create awareness among the larger public. The successful applicant will plan and organize meetings, both on and off line, plan and execute a competition among university students and the general public; and also engage with people on social media. There might be other administrative tasks you will also carry out for the organization. You will be reporting monthly to the funders and the mother organization ­

Remuneration is monthly and competitive. It is tied to the deliverable of the monthly report and following the time plan.

We are looking for an individual who is a strong:
●  Multi­task oriented
●  Active Social media user
●  Creative Writer
●  Networking and Social Interactions (A Must).
●  Having a burning desire to be innovative and contributing to a social project is highly a plus.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a social individual who has a university degree and flaunts a can do attitude.
●  2 to 3 years of experience managing social media platforms or communities for brands
and organisations.
●  Undergraduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing & Advertising, Public Relations, Media studies, Business and/or related fields. Please apply with a letter highlighting what previous experiences will be useful for you in this role, a recent CV and writing samples preferably your blog or website.
Email your application to info@bloggingghana.org before August 15, 2013.

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photoEyram is known in Ghanaian circles as the software entrepreneur whose mission is to bring Ghanaian folklore back to life by translating such local super heroes into games. Yes, games. So the next you hit keys on your mobile or manoeuvre your way through a 5-stage game, you may be doing it with Yaa Asantewa, Kweku Ananse or Obour, the characters, Africa’s first i-phone developer seeks to resurrect through gaming.

This initiative got unto Google Ghana’s radar, thus was selected as one of 5 Innovation heroes selected to lead the Innovation campaign in Ghana. These warriors are to spend some of their time and resources sharing their knowledge through workshops, talks and conferences, a process the Leti Games CEO is perfectly used to. In the past couple of months, Eyram Tewia and his team have participated in many events and projects which focus on training the next generation of Ghanaian innovators and thinkers. The young man’s focus has not only been on growing his business as Ghana’s biggest Gaming company, but on building an industry which will generate new job roles and titles in the field.

On 30th July, the Google Ghana Innovation hero spent his day with young engineers at the Takoradi Poly as part of the Innov@teGhana  programme supervised by Freda Yawson. Innov@teGhana is a two week workshop and a competition designed to encourage Ghanaian college students to apply their existing knowledge to developmental problems of today. By teaching concepts of Design for Development and Entrepreneurship.

Eyram shared his success story with the students who were tasked with coming up entrepreneurial designs as part of the project. At the end of his presentation, they had learnt more about his beginning, his team and mission for Leti Games. BloggingGhana as part of the Google Innovation Ghana projects will use its channels to throw more light on what the various Innovation heroes are up to and how you can be a part of this campaign. Follow the #InnovationGhana hashtag on Twitter, join their circles on Google+, watch their videos on youtube and give us a helping hand towards the achievement of this goal.

 

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In the past few weeks we’ve received applications from many bloggers and individuals expressing interest in joining BloggingGhana and requesting for their blogs to be reviewed and subsequently added to the organization’s old aggregator GhanaBlogging.com. We are happy to know there is a good number of people who want to join BloggingGhana and want to learn and share with us. That is the very reason why we are currently investing time and funds in a new aggregator/website which will reflect the organisation’s brand and can accommodate as many people as possible. For this reason, we’ve put on hold registration of new members and blogs. We understand the inconvenience this may cause to a few of you, but once the full transition is completed, you will know it was worth the wait.

When we are done with the new website, members will have the following options available to them;

Join our interesting and informative mailing list full of bloggers with different lifestyles and professions, opt to join our project teams working hard to leverage social media towards the achievement of different goals,

Join us for out monthly meetings, usually held on weekends.
Opt to be an associate member.

With time, more light will be thrown on the benefits that come with being a member of the organization, but for now, keep your fingers crossed. Once it is done, we will announce the call for membership through our various social media accounts, so please get into our network if you are not already.

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