Media and Communications Specialist

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  • Abuja
  • Posted 2 years ago

Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited

Media and Communications Specialist Job

Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited

Abuja

Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited was birthed to develop innovative solutions that see farmers improve their processes, increase their yield and subsequently increase their income. We provide a range of services including Research, Agribusiness development, E-extension services and Agric value chain development.

 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Position: Media and Communications Specialist

Job Location: Abuja

 

Job Description

 

We are looking for a young and vibrant individual to fill the position of a Media and Communications Specialist that will manage and improve all communication flow within and outside the company.

As an organization, our mission is to change the African agricultural narrative by building successful Agripreneurs through increased access to information, markets, resources and affordable Agtech products. Our vision is to be Africa’s foremost hub and catalyst for Agricultural technology innovations.

The communications specialist will work with the Team Lead to craft and develop a suitable brand for the organization and ensure that our values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, Innovation, Collaboration reflect in every facet of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

 

Provide support and guidance to project team to ensure project and donor communications obligations are met

Develop key messages, press releases, and statements for external audiences, in response to evolving events.

Participate in relevant communications-related working groups with local and international organizations and associations in Nigeria.

Create contents – multimedia and visual resources, maximizing the use of internal communications platforms, and increasing program and impact visibility.

Oversee the creation and maintenance of a digital communications resources – fact sheets, success stories, lessons learned, communiqué’s, and any other relevant materials

Inform and support learning activities, including field visits, focus groups, workshops, roundtables, and other events

Research & Proposal Support

Required Skills and Experiences

 

A degree in Communications, Public Relations, or similar relevant field

2-3 years previous working experience as communications specialist

Ability to break down complex concepts and terminologies in simple language.

Experience and knowledge in creating website and social media content

Excellent portfolio with proven track record in creative writing

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Up-to-date with the latest trends, strategies and technologies in digital influencing.

Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.

Some graphic design skills and ability to develop simple infographics is a plus.

The ideal candidate has a flair for creativity, innovative systems and ideas.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with Cover Letter as one document to the application linkwith the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

 

Note

 

Please include links to your portfolio.

We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace diversity in all facets of our organization. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status.

Due to a high volume of applications, please understand that we are unable to contact everyone and will only be reaching out to long-listed applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.

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