|Published||April 3, 2022|
|Category||Media & Journalism|
|Job Type||Full Time|
We are looking to hire a dedicated communications officer to join our team. The communications officer will support our internal and external communications strategy, write, and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public, and coordinate promotional events.
To succeed as a communications officer, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Develop project-wide communication strategies and program materials that promote the organization’s initiatives and programs.
Copy-editing reports, proposals, and more to ensure content quality.
Organize all units to implement and operationalize a central database of holistic documentation for institutional memory.
Design graphics and layouts for relevant documents as required.
Ensure all visible materials, presentations, training, and reports of project activities comply with the donor’s brand guidelines and communications plans.
Manage social media communications and the organization’s branding.
Support the communications team in creating promotional and communications materials.
Deliver written and verbal communications by designated deadlines.
Educate staff members on communication processes.
Create and launch targeted marketing campaigns.
Develop quarterly newsletters for the organization.
Optimize company website content for internet search engines.
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
3+ years prior experience in a communications role specifically in the Development sector.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
Understand the best practices of main social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
Must have creative and technical writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content.
Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team.
Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is an asset.
Understanding of communications, public relations, and marketing best practices.
Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts.
Video editing skills are a plus.
How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter by email with the Job Title as the subject, i.e., “Communications Officer”
Only Nigerian nationals or people with a Nigerian work permit can apply, as sponsorship will not be offered for this position.