Communication Officer (Lagos)
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos, NG
3d ago

Our client is an operational non profit organization with mission to strengthen child protection and prevent child sexual abuse.

They currently have an opening for a Communication Officer in Lagos.

Job Overview

  • The Communication and Digital officer will create and implement communications strategies that further the organization goals;
  • write and disseminate publicity materials, respond to inquiries from the public, and media. Involve in promoting the organization work and brand, interacting with the public and establishing productive relationships with key and policy makers;
  • developing and implementing plans to target audiences and spread the message about the organization's work.

    The role would involve creative thinking as well as assisting with training and events management, social media and website contents creation and management, as well as working on creative and innovative strategies for the organization and also offering visual and design capabilities, social media, supporting our big campaigns and reporting where required.

    Responsibilities :

  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, bloggers, investors and community audiences that will help advance our work
  • Identify target audiences and create strategies to effectively engage them
  • Ensure digital marketing content aligns with our brand’s identity and message, and assist with marketing campaigns as needed
  • Work closely with management to develop and strengthen employee engagement activities
  • Coordinate with multiple team members to help maintain the organisation’s messaging and editorial calendar
  • Contribute to planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating the annual communication plan and implement PR strategy in collaboration with the Team
  • Contribute to the generation of online content that engages audience segments and lead to measurable action.
  • Contribute to the development, distribution and maintenance of all print, and electronic materials including, but not limited to, brochures, annual reports, e-newsletters and website.
  • Contribute to the webpage maintenance, ensuring that new consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.
  • Assist in ensuring the Team engages in researching, writing, and distributing press release to targeted media.
  • Assist in managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Provide assistance in devising and coordinating photo opportunities; collating and analysing media coverage
  • Collaborate with communications coordinator and management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating the production, writing and / or editing of communications materials including flyers, promotional material, invitations and website content.
  • Work on communications strategies for specific projects at the Centre.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign / Photoshop) is an added advantage.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Capacity for analytical and strategic skills
  • Sound knowledge in online communications, content management systems and media management skills
  • Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver media, story-gathering and digital communication strategies
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be resourceful and take initiative.
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