Deadline: 03 July, 2020

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Media and Communication Coordinator.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence with NRC / NIF policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor/auditor requirements as regards to all printed and online publications
  • Promote, give input, guidance, and advice on general communications work, including social media posts and publications for NIF as required
  • Initiate, research and develop press releases and media targeted information products as needed and requested for NIF
  • Develop and maintain a list of media contacts and establish professional media relationships for NIF in Nigeria
  • Act as a focal point for all enquiries from journalists
  • Create multi-media materials to promote INGO member’s work including photos, short videos, and effective PowerPoint presentations
  • INGO members with media production such as beneficiary stories as required

Requirements

  • Advanced university degree in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences, International Development or related technical field (minimum master’s degree)
  • Five year, minimum, of experience in a similar role within an NGO (local or international), in a newspaper or research institution
  • Experience writing press releases and related media focused materials
  • Experience in developing and using a variety of social media platforms
  • Experiencing in designing a variety of multi-media outputs such as PowerPoint presentations, taking high-quality photos and videos
  • Demonstrated ability or experience in finding new creative media angles and new platforms to present communications work
  • Working against tight deadlines and ensuring high-quality standards
  • Experience in building relationships
  • Strong communication, coordination, and representational skills
  • Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian Media
  • Nationality of Nigeria

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: OER Africa

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