Vacancy Details


Apply For Vacancy CS 001 (COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST)


  • Ref No
    CS 001
  • Title (Position)
    COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
  • Qualification
    Master's degree in media relations, journalism, publishing. 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy. Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization is helpful but not mandatory. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • Summary
    The 'Employer' is an international development agency based in Abuja, Nigeria. In its continued effort and commitment to achieve gender parity, is seeking suitable female candidates for the position of FEMALE COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (National Post) as per the job description described below. The position reports to the Resident representative. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the RR, the Communications Specialist develops concrete plans for implementation of corporate communications strategy, designs, manages and implements the 'Employer's' Nigeria communications strategy and publication policy to promote public and media outreach, to mobilize political and financial support for the 'Employer' and to ensure communications support to business development. The Communications Specialist supervises and leads communications support staff. The Communications Specialist works in close collaboration with the Programme Team to ensure that these strategies meet the programme needs. The incumbent closely cooperates with the staff of other International Agencies, the Employer's HQs staff (Communications Office) and Government officials, media, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful 'Employer' communication strategy implementation. Nigerian females currently resident outside of Nigeria wishing to relocate back to Nigeria, are encouraged to apply. Please send your application, CV and plan of action to clementashleyconsulting@yahoo.com
  • The Person
    The right person for this job will be required to demonstrate integrity by modeling the agency’s values and ethical standards, She will advocate and promote the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the agency, display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. And she should treat all people fairly without favoritism
  • Skills & Attributes
    Ability to elaborate and implement communications and publications strategies. Demonstrated effectiveness in developing media campaigns, including well-written information about the agency, its objectives and activities. Ability to effectively manage an advocacy campaign Demonstrates excellent ability to write and communicate orally with accuracy and professionalism Ability to effectively plan and manage the Unit Communicates sensitively and effectively across different constituencies Demonstrates strong IT skills
  • Remuneration
    Remuneration is in line with international standards for the approved grade.
  • Date Opened
    5/5/2010 12:00:00 AM
  • Status
    Open


Apply For Vacancy CS 001 (COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST)