• Job Vacancies in a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

  • Posted on: 1 September, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Our Client, a Non-Governmental Organisation, committed to instituting a culture of good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through active citizenship, is seeking to recruit a Media Manager to implement her media strategy across traditional and new media platforms nationwide.

    Media Manager

     

    Summary:
    The ideal candidate should possess relevant experience and knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of both the traditional and new media platforms to ensure maximum mileage for the organisation’s message & work - developing awareness, generating traffic and cultivating engagement.
    He/She MUST be a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for content strategy, blogging, micro-blogging and community engagement.

    Responsibilities
    Are you the one we are looking for? Then you should know that you would be responsible for the following:

    Digital Media Management

    • Manage the organisation’s presence on social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp and other similar community sites, posting on relevant blogs, and seeding content into social applications as needed.
    • You will serve as day-to-day liaison between the organization and its online communities; Locate and engage advocates/ influencers within the community (Facebook, Twitter,YouTube, Instagram, Whatsapp etc.) to foster dialogue.
    • Managing an active new media volunteer network  to spread the word about the
    • organization and drive its content is an aspect of your job and you will  also ensure that trends regarding issues of interest to the Organisation are monitored
    • Provide a weekly summary of analytics of our social media platforms and regularly share insights and analytics gained from social media monitoring with the team.
    •  Provide a monthly report on the organisation’s media presence, trends, opportunities and challenges.
    • You will be responsible for ensuring that the Organisation’s website is current and accurate.
    •  Explore & experiment with alternative channels to disseminate Organisation’s message and showcase its work.
    •  Adapt the organisation’s media strategy in a timely fashion to ensure relevance.

    Content Curation

    •         Communicate briefs to external suppliers (3rd parties,) and validate every content and material used by Organisation.
    •       Draft media materials, including releases, statements, quotes and briefing documents ensuring accuracy, appropriate sign off and placement.
    •       Ensure key messages are accurately and consistently expressed in relevant media.

    Relationship Management

    •   Manage the organisation’s relationships with traditional media partners (– newspapers, radio & tv) and online media partners (– Ynaija, Premium Times, Bella Naija etc.)
    •    Build strategic relationships with local, regional and international media outlets.
    •    Manage the organisation’s relationships with media vendors – videographers, script writers, producers, printers etc
    •    Implement media activity across projects and events to meet set objectives.
    •    Inspire and empower colleagues to use online tools and engage actively online.

    Desired Competencies & Experience

    • To be selected for this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies
    • Possession of a degree in a relevant field
    • 3- 5 years previous work experience in a similar role
    • Have a high comfort level with social media platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter, 2go, Instagram, Youtube, etc.
    • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal), organisational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work under direction and to exercise personal responsibility and autonomy to meet objectives.
    • Good research skills; excellent computer skills and time management skills.
    • Display a high level of attention to details while being able to work well under pressure

    Others

    • Ability to work well with senior management, colleagues and the public.
    • Ability to cultivate new relationships and nourish existing ones.
    • Ability to translate strategic objectives into practical and achievable plans.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian languages with previous NGO experience is desirable but not compulsory
    • Ability to develop well-informed advice and strategies that are sensitive to the needs to various stakeholders and partners.
    • Contacts in traditional & new media gives added advantage.
    • Flexible approach to working hours

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    IT & Database Manager

     

    Responsibilities
    If you are interested in this position then you should be aware that your key responsibilities would include:

    • Continous development of the Organisation’s website
       Increasing the site’s search engine optimization and ranking through search engine ranking, meta descriptions and site
    • sharing.
    • Establishing online marketing initiatives to increase site traffic (registration with other election related sites, sharing of news and blogs with other sites, engaging with other common†interest sites).
    • Designing web pages including graphics, visuals, video and functionality in conjunction with the organisation’s technical team.
    • Monitoring web traffic and providing monthly reports.
    • Providing troubleshooting support and liaison with web and email providers, as required.
    • Assist in the development of web publicity campaigns, as required.
    • Building and maintaining required databases.
    • Developing web applications (e.g. mobile applications), as required.
    • Co-manage the organisation’s  online platforms

    Desired Competencies & Experience

    • To be selected for this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies
    • Possession of a degree in Multimedia Design, Information Technology, Computer Science or any other related field.
    • 3- 5 years previous work experience in a similar role
    • Proficient with Fireworks, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign or other design and video-editing software
    • Strong understanding of best practices for online usability, accessibility and search engine optimization.
    • High comfort level with social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, 2go etc.
    • Ability to design templates for e-newsletters and graphics such as banners & logos
    • Knowledge of web trends, analytics and necessary tools to track & manage
    • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal), organisational and interpersonal skills
    •  Good research skills with excellent computer skills and time management skills.
    • Display a high level of attention to detail while being able to work well under pressure

    Others

    • Experience with online marketing initiatives.
    • Knowledge of database management programs
    • Ability to work well with senior management, colleagues and the public.
    • Demonstrates an analytical & systematic approach to problem solving.
    • Ability to make decisions which influence the success of a project or enhances team objectives.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian languages and previous NGO experience is desirable but not compulsory
    • High degree of trustworthiness, discretion & confidentiality.

    Method of Application

    Do you have what it takes? Then we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to applications@thejobmag.com

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