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Knowledge & Communications Officer

Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description

The Knowledge & Communications Officer, under the supervision of the Program Manager would oversee the organization’s communication programs, prepare media briefings and engagements, be responsible for the organization’s knowledge & communication interface with different target audiences, handle the organization’s social media platforms, liaise with the media – Print, Electronic and Online and double as the Public Relations focal point for the organization.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective knowledge and communications strategy based on target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s / project’s activities, products and/or services to the public.
  • Prepare, edit and ensure that contents and updates meet acceptable editorial standards prior to publishing
  • Work with relevant teams to identify, highlight donor success stories, lessons learnt and best practices
  • Work with the media to create publicity and visibility for project activities implemented at respective locations across the country
  • Respond to media inquiries and arrange interviews.
  • Collate program activities reports for the organization’s website
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the organization, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Post events and reports on the organization’s website and social media handles.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.
  • Support the preparation of the organization’s quarterly newsletter and write Annual Reports
  • Participate actively in any other duties assigned by the CEO

Required Experience

  • Knowledge in the use of desktop publishing software (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, FrameMaker, PageMaker, etc.).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be tech savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite usage, content management system software, and social media platforms management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate is required to possess a good First Degree in the Social Sciences, Mass Communication or Journalism.  Master’s Degree in relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ relevant work experience.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlm4tM3YXOULTe2QexhjGFlzWssxYZUmLf6ZWxCAfO9M-egA/viewform?usp=pp_url and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to kacofficer@arfh-ng.org on/or before 30th November, 2022.


Full Time


23 November, 2022


30 November, 2022

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