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Communications Assistant at Committed To Good (CTG)

Committed To Good (CTG)Katsina, Nigeria Design, Graphics and Media
Full Time

Committed To Good (CTG) is an award-winning private sector company that enables humanitarian and development projects in conflict zones. As a people solutions business, we recruit, deploy and manage the right people with the right skills to implement projects in the world's toughest regions. Having worked in more than 25 fragile and conflict-affected countries, we pride ourselves on hiring 90% local employees, providing decent, dignified work and new opportunities in fragile communities. 90% of our turnover goes back into the local economy.

Overview of position:

  • Working under the overall supervision of the Program Manager Peacebuilding & Reconciliation & the Public Information Officer & the direct supervision of the National Communication Officer or Senior Communications Assistant, Abuja, the successful candidate will support communication activities & plans across our clients Katsina sub office programmatic work areas.
  • S / He will be responsible for collecting information to produce various communications products for external & internal audiences. In collaboration with the public information team, s / he is responsible for the following tasks in accordance with our clients regulations, rules & procedures.

In particular, s / he will:

  • Support collection, dissemination & editing of field materials like images, videos & interviews with beneficiaries for different audiences, including government partners, donors & media.
  • Support the planning & coordination of communication activities, including through online & offline communications.
  • Assist with adhering to our clients brand & visibility guidelines & rules.
  • Contribute with ideas to the conceptualization & development of communications materials, including multimedia products & content for social media channels for our clients Nigeria & other global platforms.
  • Assist with responding to media inquiries & other ad hoc requests.
  • Collect & collate information from various units at the sub office to support the production of briefers, situation reports, donor reports, website texts, brochures, flyers & social media messages.
  • Capture & record human interest stories.
  • Conceptualize, design & edit flyers, project brochures, newsletters, project reports etc.
  • Adhere to our clients protection principles on interviewing vulnerable persons.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting:

  • This role works under the overall supervision of the Program Manager Peacebuilding & Reconciliation & the Public Information Officer & the direct supervision of the National Communication Officer or Senior Communications Assistant, Abuja.

Key competencies:

  • University Degree / Certificate in a related field or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in communications & public information.
  • Proven ability to produce work accurately & concisely according to set deadlines.
  • Strong communication, coordination & interpersonal skills.
  • Efficiency, flexibility, high level of professionalism & ability to work under pressure & adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to stay in high risk areas for a prolonged duration with remote management from supervisors.
  • Ability to present clear & concise information & good written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively & harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures & professional backgrounds.
  • Fluency in English & Hausa is required.
  • Fluency in Kanuri, Fulfulde, Pidgin or any other local languages spoken in north west of Nigeria is desirable.
  • Takes responsibility for action & manages constructive criticisms.
  • Works effectively well with client & stakeholders.
  • Promotes continuous learning for self & others.
  • Listens & communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services.
  • Develops effective partnerships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Identify ways & implement actions to improve performance of self & others.
  • Plans work, anticipates risks & sets goals within area of responsibility.
  • Displays mastery of subject matter.
  • Contributes to a collegial team environment, incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns & promotes equal gender participation.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Internals of the organization & NMS candidates, as well as external female candidates, will be considered as 1st tier candidates.
  • This vacancy is also open to 2nd tier candidates.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements & security clearances.

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