Head of Content at The Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Head of Content at The Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Job Features

Job FieldMedia / Advertising / Branding
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
Experience5 - 10 years

Location: Africa

Job Description
Head of Content who can contribute to CAF’s overall success by effectively handling the following duties:

  • Development and optimization of the content department ensuring that CAF message are in support of the content strategies and editorial decisions formulated along with the Chief of Communications.
  • Analyse the performance of the content against CAF objectives and strategies.
  • Oversee all the content put out to the media through, CAF Media channel, interviews, collateral, speeches, recorded messages, newsletters, etc…
  • Draft the speeches for CAF senior staff & members during CAF events and advise them on written responses to the media.
  • Draft press releases and other media materials for use in announcements.
  • Collaborate with Media department in order to fulfil the vision of the Communications division under the supervision of Chief of Communications.
  • Oversee in cooperation with the Commercial Director CAF various social media platforms in regard to content, promotion, consumer engagement, performance management.
  •  Collaborate with the Commercial Director to support marketing activities such as product branding, content, and messages.
  • Support CAF Competitions division when needed in reviewing CAF regulations and official documents under the supervision of Chief of Communications.


  • Bachelor’s degree Journalism and Communications Studies.
  • Master is preferred.
  • Knowledge on the dynamics of African sporting media
  • Passion for African football
  • Excellent writing skills of CAF official languages (French, English & Arabic)
  • Familiar with the website, applications and recent technologies.
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in similar position
  • Tenet of Online Journalism
  • Expert in running digital media platforms (Facebook, twitter, Instagram…)
  • 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
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong understanding of management and communications competencies.
  • Demonstrates an ability to drive the content department towards a unified vision.

Method of Application

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

Interested and qualified? Go to The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on admin.cafonline.com to apply

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