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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
  • The MurtalaMuhammed Foundation (MMF) is a non-profit organization, founded on the ideals of the Late Gen. MurtalaMuhammed, a former Head of State of Nigeria (1975-76). The MMF has long been recognized as a pioneer of democracy, policy advocacy, education, human rights, women empowerment, disaster relief and betterment of lives of Africans. The MMF is prou...
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    Communication Strategist

    Reports to: Program Officer / Coordinator
    Supervisory Responsibilities: Communications volunteer, Graphics designer


    • The Communication Strategist develops and implements communication strategies for each thematic area of the organization's work that includes media outreach and social media content creation.

    Responsibilities and Functions

    • Research and write press releases, and content for the company website, infographics, blogs, newsletters and Social Media platforms.
    • Liaison with program team to coordinate activities, on-line content, and materials across the business unit.
    • Manage the organization's digital presence. Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
    • Arrange and coordinate press conferences, and plan events where needed.
    • Adhere to the company’s style guide, ensuring that we produce high-quality and error-free copy.
    • Work with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with the company’s strategy and in support of various brand initiatives.
    • Support and evaluate results of communication campaigns with the team.
    • Develop and maintain close working relations with media outlets and identify opportunities for the organization'ssenior management for media placement;
    • Organize, provide support and arrange broadcast and print media interviews for Senior Management
    • Propose, edit, draft and pitch op-eds, letters to the editor, and other written, digital, and broadcast commentary.
    • Work across the organization with the management team, programs team and admin team to identify media moments, develop and implement relevant materials and media outreach
    • Generate innovative ways to gain quality media coverage across all channels.
    • Develop multi-media content for the organization showcasing the organization’s success stories and its people

    Key Result Areas:

    • Build and calendarize communication strategy and plan for the quarter, covering all thematic areas
    • Improve organization's digital presence, program awareness and engagement by 40% in the next quarter
    • Drive notable traffic to the MedAssist website and build engagement around the program to increase calls to the call centre
    • Create engagement platforms and programs for engaging content, monthly newsletters and highly educative LinkedIn presence.
    • Build network / relationships with media houses and platforms for brand building and awareness activities
    • Coordinate copy editing of project deliverables, develop press releases where needed,
    • Proper planning, quality deliverables and timely completion of assigned / expected tasks.


    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields with 2 - 4 years experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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