Deadline: 10 August, 2022

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

YouthHubAfrica is seeking to fill the role of Communication Officer.

YouthHubAfrica is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that provides platforms for young people to contribute to sustainable development and collaborate in creative and special ways.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, write and edit  communications materials, including newsletters, press releases, blog posts, and social media content under the supervision of the head of the department
  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and recommendations for  communications campaigns
  • Work with communications team members to conceptualise and implement communications strategies and campaigns
  • Ensure that all communications material aligns with the organisation’s standards
  • Maintain calendars and appointments for the team and internal projects
  • Develop, manage and maintain working relationships with journalists across all types of media
  • Prepare and manage the organisation’s communication budget for projects
  • Maintain a database of subscribers, media organisations, partners, and all stakeholders, as well as cordial relationships with them

Requirements

  • Degree in Mass Communication,  or a related field (master’s degree will be an added advantage)
  • Three years, minimum, of experience with similar projects and demonstrated experience in developing and managing knowledge management systems for education and advocacy
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, remain flexible to a changing work environment, and make decisions independently
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Willingness to work in a team
  • Experience in documentation, dissemination, public affairs, web services, or editorial work
  • Proven ability to organise and share information effectively
  • Demonstrated writing, editing, computer, and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior-level international health professionals, donors, universities, and other partners
  • Experience managing complex, large-scale, donor-funded programmes

To apply and for more information, click here.

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