Job title: Communications Associate
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months
Reports to: Communications Manager
Department: Media and Communications

Connected Development [CODE] is a non-governmental organisation that is building the largest social accountability movement and empowering marginalised communities across Africa. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for dialogue, enabling informed debate, and building the capacities of citizens on how to hold their government accountable.

To further drive our messages and amplify the voices of grassroots communities, we are looking for competent hand to help expand our footprints and drive value through online and offline content. The role will support the communications team to shape CODE’s content and communications strategy.

Key Responsibilities

– Create engaging and inspiring content across our range of programmes, interventions and campaigns.
– Create awareness and interest within our audiences and stakeholder groups, driving traffic to engage with digital content.
– Design and produce communications and educational materials on media and communication for marketing CODE’s activities and campaigns.
– Interview sources, including stakeholders of projects, to gain an in-depth understanding of our campaigns and solutions.
– Work with Chapter Leads and persons in charge of Follow The Money Radio to develop scripts for weekly shows.
– Create content for corporate materials, in-house correspondence and technical documentation.
– Write compelling and engaging stories, scripts and content for social media, as well as for organisation milestones and special events.
– Write compelling and engaging stories, scripts and content for social media, as well as for organisation milestones and special events.
– Contribute articles to local and regional publications on a bi-monthly basis, on a variety of topics related to our sector, our work and current events.
– Work on script-writing for brief television and radio spots, supplying technical details and verifying that CODE’s values and systems are accurately represented.
– Create, update and manage all published contents (images, videos and text).
– Collaborate with other teams, including management, to ensure cohesive branding and public relations.

Qualifications and Experience:
– At least 3 years work experience as a content developer.
– Copywriting and Presentation Designs
– Basic eye for graphics design and short content for social media
– Excellent communication, writing and editing skills in English and Hausa
– Evidence of past work (including videos, scripts, blog posts, articles etc)
– Experience developing and managing social media campaigns across channels such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.
– Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
– Ability and willingness to travel when necessary for projects

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should fill the form provided. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Click here to apply

DEADLINE: 11th February, 2022

Connected Development is an initiative that is passionate about empowering marginalised communities.

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