Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
Position: Media Manager
The Media Manager role is an exciting new position at Save the Children Nigeria aimed at candidates with prior experience of leading media outreach for an international organisation. The post-holder will manage Save the Children’s media work in Nigeria, harnessing the power of national and international media, to help us to achieve our advocacy, programmatic and fundraising goals. Equally important will be raising awareness of humanitarian crises affecting children.
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum Five years of experience working as a media specialist for an international organization; University qualification in journalism, public relations or a related field:
Experience in using media as a tool for advocacy, campaign and/or humanitarian needs; An excellent understanding of the Nigerian media environment and a first-rate network of media contacts in Nigeria; Experience of working with international media outlets and / or working as a journalist would be a considerable advantage; Fluent and nuanced written and verbal skills in local languages, particularly Hausa; A strong understanding of NGO policy/ advocacy work in the context of development, and considerable experience working through the media on advocacy and campaigns.
How to Apply
Kindly follow this link: https://savethechildrenng.simplicant.com/jobs/24119-media-manager/detail. Please NOTE that the closing date for this position’s advert is 28th May, 2017.
Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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