Water Aid is a UK registered international charity dedicated to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene to the world’s poorest people. We support local organisations to manage low cost, sustainable projects and also provide policy support to secure the right of poor people to safe water and sanitation services.

Communications and Advocacy Assistant (One Year Renewable Contract)

The role seeks a proactive and media savvy person with an aptitude for fast learning who will provide support to the WaterAid Nigeria Governance department in all aspects of its communications, campaigns and advocacy activities. The Assistant will support WaterAid’s social media advocacy, advocacy to stakeholders, events organization, publications, documentation and several campaigns.

Minimum requirements:
The ideal candidate will possess a four year University Degree in Mass Communications or relevant discipline.
You will have a minimum of two year work experience in the area of communication and or media relations and be very versatile in the use of social media platforms for advocacy and campaigns; events planning and organisation; review, editing and layout design of publications and documents.
Experience in developing case studies and in preparing reports is essential Experience with work in the international NGO or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector will be an added advantage.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should access the application pack on our website www.wateraid.org/jobs and fill out the application form online. Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed to: hrnig@wateraid.org.

Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid’s Standard Application Form will be considered. Closing date for submission of all applications is Friday March 14, 2014 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements need not apply.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply.

We offer very competitive salaries and benefits and wonderful opportunities for learning and development.

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