Aequitas is an innovative public policy and service transformation company, providing public policy advice, capability building and service design services. We challenge existing thinking, prioritising core services in a difficult financial environment.
We work with our clients to develop sustainable strategies to maximise influence in the policy making sphere and increase democratic capacity to ensure our work can be continued long after we leave. Our work incorporates a strong communications strategy to ensure all staff and stakeholders are made aware of the changes and are able to access the information they need at all times.
The Aequitas team have worked on projects around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.
We have provided political counsel in countries such as Serbia, Bosnia, Egypt, Nigeria, Finland and Sierra Leone, and have worked on election campaigns across the UK and Africa.
Aequitas is recruiting a full time speechwriter to be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The successful candidate will be working with a number of senior politicians in Nigeria. Knowledge and understanding of Nigerian and/or African politics will be a significant advantage.
The Speechwriter will be responsible for working directly with senior politicians on a daily basis - drafting speeches, remarks and scripts for global, national and domestic audiences, print and broadcast media, and national political leaders. He/she will work alongside the Aequitas team and politician's team.
This position comes with significant responsibility and requires at least 5-7 years experience in a related field. It demands political and strategic thinking and the ability to deliver consistently high quality, well written materials under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Lead on the drafting of all speeches. This will include:
Required Skills and Experience:
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit Aequitas Career Page on LinkedIn