Job Opportunity For a Public Awareness and Communication Manager at Chemonics International

Company Highlight:

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID's anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

Job Title: Public Awareness and Communication Manager

Job Description
  • The Public Awareness and Communications Manager supports the Public Awareness and Communications Advisor in implementing public awareness and communication programming, especially activities focused on production of project materials and supporting media initiatives that promote public policy reforms.
  • The manager also supports strengthening project partners public awareness campaigns and engagement with relevant key government stakeholders.
  • The manager develops communication products including quarterly and annual reports, success stories, press releases, weekly reports etc.
  • S/he provides support for local media outreach, preparations for high- profile events and creating linkages with local press and electronic media industry to broaden the media outreach for die project.

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field such as Journalism, Communication, Social Sciences, English, and Development Studies. A Master's degree will be an advantage,
  • 3 years demonstrated experience in public awareness and communications development activities with a focus on governance work with civil society organizations arid government.
  • Experience working with local press, electronic media, and have a strong relationships with media agencies
  • Excellent media outreach capability with demonstrated successful media campaigns
  • Strong writing and oral skills; editing skills and excellent communication skills. Having produced written materials (including hosting a blog) is an advantage
  • Strong IT skills relevant to the production of communications materials
  • Experience writing external-facing success stories
  • Understanding of USAID branding arid marking rules preferred.

Job location

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: [email protected]

  • Applications should compromise a cover letter, a CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young people.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contact; no follow up e-mails

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