National Project Officer – Outreach And Communications in Abuja, Nigeria

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Generally lead, provide advice, develop, and support implementation of a communication and outreach plan for the project
  • In close teaming with other team members and stakeholders, develop and ensure timely implementation of a workplan on communication and outreach that ensures full consonance with the EC visibility guidelines and plan
  • Oversee the development of appropriate communication and outreach materials, such as various publications, posters, banners, flyers, fabrics, T-Shirts, brochures, amongst others;
  • Direct and support the creation of communication outlets for the project, such as a website, Facebook page, twitter, etc.
  • Create appropriate links between the various communication means, including with project partners and national counterparts, as appropriate;
  • Explore and identify opportunities available to strengthen EC’s visibility and UNODC’s role and profile in Nigeria as executing agency of the project;
  • Take appropriate and pre-emptive action to avoid negative publicity on project activities;
  • Manage and advice UNODC and the project leadership on potential problems and communication issues;
  • Organize regular press briefings, press releases and interviews to communicate the role of EC and UNODC as partners in Nigeria’s anti-corruption/justice sector reform efforts;
  • Engage with electronic and print media (e.g. to explore the possibility of using radio/TV shows to enhance project/EC visibility);
  • Compile a database various interlocutors and stakeholders, including from the media;
  • Develop a list of worthy members of the press and maintain good relationship with them;
  • Keep abreast of news reports about the project and related matters;
  • Share and respond to requests for information and assistance on the project.
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