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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
  • Active Voices was borne out of passion translated into action. The founder’s passion for volunteerism and community service began at the age of 19 when she embarked on a three-month unpaid internship at the Community Medicine department of the University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital. She engaged first-hand with people in the community and immedia...
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    Volunteer Communications Assistant

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Identify and effectively communicate project success by developing success stories and articles
    • Update and maintain Active Voices’ social media platforms and blog
    • Engage with mainstream media (electronic and print) to increase Active Voices’ visibility and promote project impact
    • Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copy and line editing and substantive editing)
    • Design and assist to compile technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements,
    • Develop press release and support press relations
    • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
    • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.

    Qualifications and Skills

    Key Competencies

    • A minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in English, Linguistics, mass communication, journalism, or any social science related fields.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
    • Experience in Social Media Campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram), Website Design and Content Management (WordPress, Photography with ability to use graphics)
    • Basic research skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential
    • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
    • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.

    Additional Advantageous Competencies

    • A strong commitment to development and humanitarian service
    • Knowledge of relevant publishing software such as Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, PDF, illustrator, Canva, Microsoft Publisher
    • Knowledge of Graphic Design – CorelDraw and Infographic Development
    •  Prior Volunteer Experience


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Renumeration: As a remote position, a monthly stipend will be provided to cover the cost of internet. In the event of physical meetings/engagement, transportation reimbursement will be provided.

    Note: Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Applicants are advised to include functional contact details as well as contact information for at least two referees in the curriculum vitae.

    Method of Application

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

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