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CALL FOR APPLICATION: Communications Officer

Job Position
Communications Officer
Reports to: Digital Campaigns Manager  
Location: Kano, Nigeria

Organizational Background

Bridge Connect Africa Initiative (BCAI) is a non-profit organization that creatively engages young people towards amplifying and building a voice around women’s rights, adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, and girl child education in their communities. It believes that women & girls, and young people, with the right skills and knowledge, have the capacity to push for positive and sustainable changes and strengthen conversations around the sustainable development goals 2030 in their communities  
 
BCAI is calling for a Communications Officer that will join the team to carry out the following responsibilities:
  • Conceptualize and implement communications strategies and campaigns.

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.

  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products, and/or services.

  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.

Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database. etc.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION NEEDED

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field.

    • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience in a communications role.

    • Knowledge of social media management tools 

    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

    • Good time management and organizational skills.

    • Proficiency in Content writing 

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

    • Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is desired.

    • Understanding of communications, public relations, and marketing best practices.

    • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts.

    • Must be resourceful and take initiative even when given minimal direction.

If you meet the listed criteria, kindly fill out the form provided.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

DEADLINE: 9th August 2022

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