Communication Associate (Volunteer) at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) -

Communication Associate (Volunteer) at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE), a women-led, faith-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communication Associate (Volunteer)

Location: Ebonyi

Job Description

  • We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill in the positions of Communication Associate for it WEWE/State2State project in Ebonyi, WEWE received a subgrant from DAI Global, LLC under To Implement a USAID funded State2State project with the goal to increase the Accountability, Transparency, and Effectiveness of Seven (7) Local Government Areas (LGA), in Ebonyi State, Nigeria
  • We wish to recruit a talented and God fearing Communication Associate who believes in local organizations, that not all Nigerian’s are corrupt but instead believes in the ingenuity of the Nigerian and that the best of the Nigerian can be better than the rest. Someone who shares this ideologies and who sees helping vulnerable populations such as widows and OVC as a calling from the Almighty God.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifying and effectively communicating project success by developing success stories, case studies and short documentaries.
  • Update and maintain WEWE’s website, social media platforms and blogs.
  • Engage with mainstream media (Electronic and Print) to increase WEWE’s visibility and promote project impact
  • Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copying, designing, line editing and substantive editing).
  • Desktop design and layout of technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements
  • Coordinate Outreach and events with experience in developing press release, media coverage, press fact sheets, developing scene setters, liaise with US Embassy public affairs units and manage print, radio and TV media relation journalists and website information management.
  • Coordinate staff meetings, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.

Qualification Requirements

  • A graduate with Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent, who has completed NYSC (or has a written exemption letter) with a First or Second Class Upper Division (2.1) in English, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Journalism, or any Social Science related fields.
  • Additional certifications on communication or its equivalent will be added advantage.

Experience Requirements:

  • Must have 1 to 2 years post NYSC experience in a reputable Organization in a similar role.
  • Extremely strong computer skills, with knowledge of relevant publishing software such as but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Ms. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Desktop Publishing (Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, PDF, illustrator, InDesign – CorelDraw.
  • Experience in Media Production ,Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn), Extremely strong in written and oral English language with research writing skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on creative approaches, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.
  • Applicants based in Ebonyi will be added advantage.

Application Closing Date
12th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter in only one attachment (MS Word document) explaining suitability to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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