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Job Position: Communications Consultant

Job Location: Abuja / Kano

Job Description
The UK Support to Health transformation in Nigeria through the Lafiya Program is a flexible, demand-led strategic partnership with the Nigerian Federal and targeted State governments designed to address equity, improve and sustain health outcomes for the most vulnerable States with the worst health statistics. The desired objectives of the program included fostering an enabling environment for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) policy reform and implementation, institutional management capacity building, and health system strengthening.

Job Responsibilities
The Communications Consultant will be responsible for:

  1. Sourcing, documenting and publishing success stories and other programme relevant content, suitable for uptake by a diverse range of audiences
  2. Facilitating and communicating the overall implementation of the Lafiya programme’s communication and branding strategy.
  3. Collating and developing news briefs, web-stories, blog support, op-eds for the Lafiya website and newsletters.
  4. Developing engaging social media content for the Lafiya programme’s Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook platforms.
  5. Ensuring communications are visible and easily accessible, with audience engagement regularly monitored.
  6. Capturing high-quality photographs from events and activities at national and state levels.
  7. Ensuring compliance with relevant company and contractual policies and procedures including the National Health Research Ethics Committee on privacy/safeguarding and the Lafiya FCDO-UK policies on branding
  8. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

  1. A Degree in Communications, Political Sciences, Public Information, International Relations, or a related field.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working in media, journalism, advocacy, or communications and marketing, or in closely related external relations contexts.
  3. Very good technical affinity for media contexts including knowledge of a wide range of multimedia, web, and digital tools.
  4. Outstanding news writing, editing, creative and social media skills.
  5. Excellent English and Hausa language (written and spoken) skills.
  6. Excellent social media skills and ability to proficiently use LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  7. Basic photography skills.
  8. Infographics design skills are preferred.
  9. Excellent social skills i.e the ability to work in a multicultural setting and be a team player.
  10. Proven organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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