Job Vacancy: Communications Coordinator

Organisation: Step Up Nigeria
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type: Full-time
Salary: ₦220,000 per month (gross salary)
Duration: One year, with potential for extension based on performance and funds availability
Benefits: Pension, Health insurance

About Step Up Nigeria:

Step Up Nigeria is on a mission to reduce corruption through anti-corruption education. Our mission includes educating Nigerians about the consequences of corruption, and fostering government-citizen collaboration for better governance.

Role Purpose:

The Communications Coordinator will coordinate Step Up Nigeria’s communication, ensuring high visibility for all anti-corruption initiatives. Overseeing the communications team, the coordinator will manage platforms like Step-Up TV, our social media channels, and the Step- Up Podcast series. This pivotal role will also lead initiatives such as The Anti-Corruption Star Awards.

Essential Criteria:

1. Strategic Communications: Ability to develop and implement cohesive communication strategies.
2. Media and Content Creation: Experience with content calendars, newsletters, blog posts, website updates, Step Up Nigeria TV, and press releases.
3. Training and Team Leadership: Proven skills in educating and training staff on communication protocols and processes. The ability to line manage and mentor interns is essential.
4. Project Leadership: Demonstrable experience in overseeing the planning and execution of significant projects or events.
5. Media Relations: Adept at engaging with media partners and creating media kits for events and initiatives.

Candidate Profile:

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a solid background in communications. The ideal candidate will have expertise in developing and overseeing communication strategies, understanding strategic communications, proficiency in social media, and experience in podcast and newsletter development.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should forward their recent CV and a cover letter (no more than 500 words) detailing how they meet the essential criteria to: Please use “Communications Coordinator” as the email subject line. Please send in your application on or before Monday 11th September 2023. We will not accept any applications after the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and to the assessment centre.

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