Deadline: 27 November, 2020

Location: Bayelsa, Nigeria

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is seeking to fill the role of Community Mobilisation Officer.

MSION, which provides reproductive health care and allied services, is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership located in over 37 countries.

Responsibilities

  • Articulate a clear demand generation strategy specific for the MS Ladies Channel
  • Coordinate and support activities of the MS Ladies Channel
  • Wide reading of any research that will inform targeting for demand creation for the MS Ladies – highlight key points across the demand creation team
  • Network regularly for information on the various activities for demand creation for the MS Ladies, levels of success, etc
  • Establish demand creation KPIs in relation to the MS Ladies programme strategy
  • Field pretesting of developed materials, programming field work for test and study
  • Work on and develop partnerships with local organisations for demand creation
  • Ensure visibility compliance for all projects
  • Clear ongoing analysis of the market, by segment, location, accessibility, to ensure appropriate information is gotten, using the right format to ensure adequate coverage of locality for the MS Ladies
  • Implement media campaigns; use a broad range of media channels for impact
  • Ensure relationships and networks with stakeholders and relevant private, public and not-for-profit organisations are created and maintained with a view to strengthening MS Ladies’ impact in the state of operation
  • Ensure monthly production of bulletin sharing ideas, success stories, failures and learning from across the programme
  • Be a focal point for all client communications and seek new ways to actively provide clients and potential clients with new information
  • Design campaigns to operate within an allocated project budget and monitor costs to ensure expenditure remains within budget
  • Learn from and share best practices and innovations with other development partners
  • Create robust referral mechanisms to MSION’s service delivery points especially for MS Ladies

Requirements

  • Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Technical expertise in the area of demand creation/marketing
  • Excellent knowledge of a range of media (web, social, print) for information and demand creation
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Excellent spoken and written English and local language
  • Good computer skills (particularly Word, Excel and database)
  • Familiarity and understanding of USAID policies and procedures (highly preferred), or those of other donors, donor-funded projects, community-based projects, or corporate social responsibility projects an asset
  • Knowledge of social marketing, reproductive health, maternal, HIV and/or child health preferred

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: USAID Biodiversity and Forestry

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