Active Voices is a pro-girl and pro-woman organisation that tackles critical issues paramount to health and development.
Active Voices believes in innovation and utilising non-traditional approaches to bring about the desired change in the communities in which we work. From inception in 2016, Active Voices has empowered girls and young people to protect themselves and have a say in their lives.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Volunteer Communications Assistant
Location: Abuja (Remote)
Duties and Responsibilities
Identify and effectively communicate project success by developing success stories and articles
Update and maintain Active Voices’ social media platforms and blog
Engage with mainstream media (electronic and print) to increase Active Voices’ visibility and promote project impact
Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copy and line editing and substantive editing)
Design and assist to compile technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements,
Develop press release and support press relations
Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.
Qualifications and Skills
A minimum of a University Degree or its equivalent in English, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Journalism, or any Social Science related fields.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
Experience in Social Media Campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram), Website Design and Content Management (WordPress, Photography with ability to use graphics)
Basic research skills
Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential
Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.
Additional Advantageous Competencies:
A strong commitment to development and humanitarian service
Knowledge of relevant publishing software such as Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, PDF, illustrator, Canva, Microsoft Publisher
Knowledge of Graphic Design – CorelDraw and Infographic Development
Prior Volunteer Experience.
As a remote position, a monthly stipend will be provided to cover the cost of internet. In the event of physical meetings/engagement, transportation reimbursement will be provided.
Application Closing Date
27th August, 2021.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae in ONLY one attachment (PDF document) explaining suitability for the job by sending an email to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Applicants are advised to include functional contact details as well as contact information for at least two referees in the curriculum vitae.