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Job Title: Branding & Communications Officer


Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria


Job Type: Full-time


Reporting Relationship: Chief Executive Officer


Job Summary


The Branding and Communications Officer will drive media engagement, branding and strategic internal and external communication for Skills Outside School Foundation to enhance its visibility, project its impact & work, attract & retain partners and leverage on communications for development. 


S/he will work closely with all the various SOSF teams across our three pillars - interventions, advocacy and data towards establishing and maintaining strategic alliances, generating support for SOSF’s cause amongst stakeholders and partners. 


Roles and Responsibilities


1. Strategy Development & Implementation 

 

Drive the development and implementation of SOSF Communications Strategy to the key target audience.


Development and implementation of the departmental budget and annual workplan, including implementation & continuous update of the organization's content calendar


Handle strategic external communication planning and implementation including development of brand & marketing collateral, coordination of events, and building & maintaining strategic alliances 


2. Brand Management


Develop diverse brand material and communication tools for official website, social media (such as newsletters, YouTube, Instagram etc) and other traditional media platforms 



3. Partner and stakeholder relations


Prepare communication and fundraising materials, coordinate fundraising drives and onboard and manage partners & stakeholders 


Source and Coordinate SOSF external media engagements and visibility across seminars, conferences and roundtables 


Organize and lead strategic events and activities  


Production of quality and timely content to highlight SOSF achievements across its 3 pillars for stakeholder and partner relations.


4. External Engagement and Media Relations 


Prepare the SOSF team for media and public speaking opportunities and act as editor for external communications materials 


Represent SOSF in various communications forums and meetings


Build and maintain relationships with media contacts and key public sector allies.


6. Social and Traditional Media Management


Manage, maintain and update SOSF social media platforms (website, blog, Youtube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) using creative content and leveraging on effective storytelling


Conduct continuous research on education, employability, entrepreneurship trends and insights to inform our audience 


7. Documentation


Maintain and coordinate usage of, and manage a media archive and information resource centre eg Pictures, videos, research, reports, etc


REQUIREMENTS


 Education

A university degree in public relations, languages, English, communications, mass communications, theatre arts, drama, film, business management or a related field of study


Experience

Minimum three years’ work experience in a similar position, preferably in an NGO, or in a corporate organization.

Marketing and fundraising experience is a plus 

Experience writing for different purposes

Experience with engaging and contacts in traditional media 

Experience with storytelling, especially for development 

 Demonstrated knowledge of trends in media and communication space




Skills

Creativity and Strategic Thinking skills

Ability to prioritise work, and meet deadlines

Track record in brand management and development of brand collateral 

Strong stakeholder management skills is a plus 

Ability to analyse and present detailed information

Ability to take proactive actions that are necessary to produce results and work independently/with little guidance.

Excellent communication skills, including excellent skills in social media platform usage

 Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs)



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of motivation, portfolio and CV to sosfrecruitment@zohomail.com copying recruitment@skillsoutsideschool.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Job Title: Branding & Communications Officer


Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria


Job Type: Full-time


Reporting Relationship: Chief Executive Officer


Job Summary


The Branding and Communications Officer will drive media engagement…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 18, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

5,000 - 60,000

Level of Language Proficiency

English Language

English Language

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Nigeria
Associated Location
Sambrerio Close, Abuja, FCT 900271, Nigeria

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Job Title: Branding & Communications Officer


Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria


Job Type: Full-time


Reporting Relationship: Chief Executive Officer


Job Summary


The Branding and Communications Officer will drive media engagement, branding and strategic internal and external communication for Skills Outside School Foundation to enhance its visibility, project its impact & work, attract & retain partners and leverage on communications for development. 


S/he will work closely with all the various SOSF teams across our three pillars - interventions, advocacy and data towards establishing and maintaining strategic alliances, generating support for SOSF’s cause amongst stakeholders and partners. 


Roles and Responsibilities


1. Strategy Development & Implementation 

 

Drive the development and implementation of SOSF Communications Strategy to the key target audience.


Development and implementation of the departmental budget and annual workplan, including implementation & continuous update of the organization's content calendar


Handle strategic external communication planning and implementation including development of brand & marketing collateral, coordination of events, and building & maintaining strategic alliances 


2. Brand Management


Develop diverse brand material and communication tools for official website, social media (such as newsletters, YouTube, Instagram etc) and other traditional media platforms 



3. Partner and stakeholder relations


Prepare communication and fundraising materials, coordinate fundraising drives and onboard and manage partners & stakeholders 


Source and Coordinate SOSF external media engagements and visibility across seminars, conferences and roundtables 


Organize and lead strategic events and activities  


Production of quality and timely content to highlight SOSF achievements across its 3 pillars for stakeholder and partner relations.


4. External Engagement and Media Relations 


Prepare the SOSF team for media and public speaking opportunities and act as editor for external communications materials 


Represent SOSF in various communications forums and meetings


Build and maintain relationships with media contacts and key public sector allies.


6. Social and Traditional Media Management


Manage, maintain and update SOSF social media platforms (website, blog, Youtube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) using creative content and leveraging on effective storytelling


Conduct continuous research on education, employability, entrepreneurship trends and insights to inform our audience 


7. Documentation


Maintain and coordinate usage of, and manage a media archive and information resource centre eg Pictures, videos, research, reports, etc


REQUIREMENTS


 Education

A university degree in public relations, languages, English, communications, mass communications, theatre arts, drama, film, business management or a related field of study


Experience

Minimum three years’ work experience in a similar position, preferably in an NGO, or in a corporate organization.

Marketing and fundraising experience is a plus 

Experience writing for different purposes

Experience with engaging and contacts in traditional media 

Experience with storytelling, especially for development 

 Demonstrated knowledge of trends in media and communication space




Skills

Creativity and Strategic Thinking skills

Ability to prioritise work, and meet deadlines

Track record in brand management and development of brand collateral 

Strong stakeholder management skills is a plus 

Ability to analyse and present detailed information

Ability to take proactive actions that are necessary to produce results and work independently/with little guidance.

Excellent communication skills, including excellent skills in social media platform usage

 Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs)



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of motivation, portfolio and CV to sosfrecruitment@zohomail.com copying recruitment@skillsoutsideschool.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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