Communication Specialist (Volunteer) Recruitment at Africa Youth Growth Foundation

Africa Youth Growth Foundation is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.

Position Title: Communication Specialist (Volunteer)

Responsiblity

Who will be responsible for leading the Corporate Communications team in the execution of communications and media relations strategies, tactics and initiatives of the organization.

Requirements

  • Are a minimum of 22 years old.
  • Have a Diploma or a Degree in communications or related disciplines.
  • Display sound knowledge of the structure of English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, as well as good writing and speaking skills.
  • Have a strong ability to tell stories from basic life experiences and narratives.
  • Have demonstrated skills in composing, editing and proofreading the written language as a means for effectively communicating to a variety of audiences; often requiring creativity or objectivity and impartial reporting.
  • Are able to maintain confidentiality, work with sensitive or proprietary information and exercise discretion.
  • Are knowledgeable of basic computing equipment and software typical in a modern office environment. Knowledge in practical application of Windows OS, MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Experience in media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods will be an advantage.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in the social media and traditional media marketing.
  • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing.

Basic DNA:

  • Highly creative, innovative and can generate ideas.
  • Passionate about development and young people.
  • Self motivated and meets deadlines.
  • Enjoys team spirit and collaboration.
  • Tolerant and respectful of other tribes, religion and nationality.
  • Open to learning.
  • Zero tolerance for norm and routine

Application Deadline: June 2, 2018

Applicants should send an Application Letter, CV and recent passport photograph to: jobs@aygf.org

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