Communications Specialist in Lagos, Nigeria

at SPARC Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in documenting and synthesizing learning by taking information from state offices, technical staff and translating them into briefs, success stories and other communication pieces;
  • Support creation of templates and knowledge sharing activities/channels related to programme activities and contribute to the development of outlines, writing, and layout designs;
  • Assist in the preparation, writing and editing of communication materials, including but not limited to biweekly updates, quarterly reports, annual reports and work plans.
  • Maintain SPARC online media presence (website, Facebook page, YouTube, flickr);
  • Other communications and knowledge management tasks, as necessary.

Specifically, the Specialist will be required to do the following tasks:

  • Managing relationships
  • Support KM team in liaising with designers and printers of SPARC leaflets and booklets and ensure only quality products are accepted;
  • Contribute to the production of SPARC's publicity material, documentation, video and audio and ensure quality assurance standards are adhered to;
  • Represent the Programme by attendance at key events;
  • Make useful contacts and explore networking opportunities for the benefit of the programme.
  • Collect information about the Nigerian governance sector relevant to SPARC - from the media (newspapers, radio and television) and direct from other agencies involved in this sector and circulate to Senior Management
  • and State Offices and maintain news archive of the above news stories;
  • Assist in the implementation of KM Exit/Transfer Strategy;
  • Provide communication and marketing support to SPARC's ASK Desk;
  • Contribute to development of new communication tools for use across the programme;
  • Advise and support State Offices with planning of, and technical inputs to, any communications activities at state level;
  • Maintain a distribution list for all SPARe's knowledge products.
  • Quality assurance
  • Assist the Knowledge Management Team to ensure submission of reports is in accordance with Programme formats and templates.



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