Communications Officer
Grassroots Researchers Association
lagos, NG
14h ago
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Job title : Communications Officer jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : May 30, 2022

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  • Project Background

  • Grassroots Researchers Association (GRA), situated in 3 States in Northeastern Nigeria in consortium with Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation (The Hague, Netherlands) and Youth Initiative against Terrorism based (Yobe State, Nigeria) has launched a twenty-four (24) month project funded by the European Union (EU), as represented by European Commission.
  • The Project aims to support conflict-affected youth in Northeastern Nigeria to participate in a meaningful and structured way, at local and national levels, in conflict prevention, the protection of civilians, peace-building, mediation and conflict resolution efforts, actively promoting the rights of the most vulnerable in society, and therefore supporting the attainment of SDG 16 on promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies.
  • Job Summary

  • The Communications Officer would support the design, development and implement effective systems of communications and visibility base on EU-financed external action that states requirement for implementing partners.
  • S / he would support the communication planning criteria, branding strategies, visibility resources, online communications and visibility in the area of website management, social media and electronic newsletters, articles and related blogs.
  • The officer must have an exceptional experience in information campaigns, press and media with clear understanding of photography, videography, news writing, impact and success stories.
  • S / he must have a sound knowledge of copyright notice, visual identity rules, use of emblems and standard operational procedures that is widely accepted.
  • Key Responsibilities

    Communication & Visibility :

  • Develop a clear communication and visibility criteria in line with EU-requirement and GRA's communication policies.
  • Must use accurate and factual information's on context -appropriate communication channels aligned with EU- overall objective in Nigeria.
  • Implement efficient and logical communication flowchart on websites and social media accounts to promote information about the EU-financed project in all the states.
  • Institute online communication and visibility with appropriately formatted content and visuals for publication on the relevant EU website and social media.
  • Work with local coordination committee (LCC) and International Coordination Committee (ICC) to review, analyse and approve contents on Newsletters, leaflets, brochures and other printed materials.
  • Keep abreast with the latest developments in communication branding on banners, commemorative plaques, vehicles, supplies and equipment's.
  • Communication Strategies :

  • Provide technical support and advice on public relations and communications at field offices;
  • Assist in the coordination of initiatives that enhance communication with key stakeholders and facilitate the use of appropriate media to generate visibility for GRA's brand among external audiences;
  • Support the development of documentation and dissemination of experiences, lessons learnt, impact stories, best practices and case studies;
  • Assist in taking and editing pictures, audio and video recordings for documentation purposes and for sharing with partners and key stakeholders;
  • Assist in the production of newsletters, materials, publicity materials such as brochures, pamphlets, documentaries, annual reports and special publications etc.
  • as directed by management;
  • Assist in maintaining GRA's official social media platform sites (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.) and keep them current, relevant, updated and interactive, while ensuring implementation of emergent platforms;
  • Assist in designing promotional publications, including graphic arts and photography for GRA;
  • Develop press materials including press statements and releases, and information kits / fact sheets;
  • Actively work with regional staff on content gathering based on data analysis and learning generated from projects;
  • Support Program Manager and regional team in content review for regional / public outreach materials.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree (minimum), or a Master's Degree (desirable), in Information Technology or relevant subject, preferably with specialisation in Communication.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience with at least 3 years of experience in Information Technology.
  • Experience in using modern communication tools, systems and technology.
  • Demonstrable experience of designing Communication tools, media and engagement.
  • Proficiency in photography and video editing software and tools.
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