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Bradfield Limited is a professional service firm created to provide both human resource solutions & training services to organizations of any size. Our goal is to help our esteemed clients eliminate issues bordering on having incompatible or inexpert employees by providing specialized services in recruitment, personnel Improvement and conducive facilities to carry out training sessions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communication Officer (NGO)

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead, develop, support and promote the organisation’s communications and digital media strategy across traditional and online media platforms, including message development, social media content creation and media outreach
  • Develop, lead, and manage storytelling strategy and implementation to capture the organisation’s impact and national movement
  • Develop and disseminate public relations materials that increase our visibility among stakeholders and lawmakers
  • Draft, and edit written materials, communications plans, and content as needed;
  • Lead press strategy and outreach, working to maintain and expand the organisation’s press relationships
  • Coordinate with multiple team members to help maintain the organisation’s messaging and editorial calendar
  • Draft statements, talking points, blog posts, op-eds, speeches and press releases
  • Write, edit, and post new web content on website and other platforms
  • Provide support on reporting communications metrics and KPIs
  • Create messaging for social media kits and press kits
  • Work closely with Communications Associates to coordinate the organisation’s Community storytelling priorities
  • Keep up to date on communications and digital industry standards and trends;
  • Attend and cover live events as applicable
  • Manage communications interns
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, bloggers, investors and community audiences that will help advance our work
  • Identify target audiences and create strategies to effectively engage them
  • Ensure digital marketing content aligns with our brand’s identity and message, and assist with marketing campaigns as needed
  • Work closely with leaders and executives to develop and strengthen employee engagement activities

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in communications and digital media, in publishing or media outlet, at a PR agency, or NGO setting;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Public Relations, International Relations or related field preferred
  • Excellent writing skills – experience writing and editing op-eds, blogs, press releases, and editorial content for a brand, organization, or thought leader;
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, such as SEO and email marketing
  • Experience driving impactful storytelling strategy;
  • Strong media relations background and experience working with press;
  • Experience working as part of a client-facing communications team;
  • Strong skills working in diverse teams and across various of organizations;
  • Team-oriented; relationship-builder; and strong inter-personal skills;
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
  • Ability to multitask in a very fast-paced, often rapidly changing environment.
  • Basic proficiency Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy;
  • Sense of humour, creative energy and a great team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience maintaining and managing organizational social networking accounts;
  • Experience writing and editing educational materials and curricula
  • Proficiency in email marketing platforms (e.g., Convio Luminate Online, Every Action, Campaign Monitor, Pardot, or similar tools), CRM (Salesforce preferred), and CMS platforms (WordPress);
  • Experience producing and editing video content;
  • Familiarity with global humanitarian and gender equality issues and issues affecting girls and women globally.

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using “Communication Officer” as the subject of the mail.

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