Communication Officer needed at Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development

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Job title : Communication Officer

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : October 15, 2023

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Job Description

  • The Communications Officer will join the Media and Communications team and lead the execution of strategic communications of projects and programmes activities, impact and knowledge products.
  • The Communications Officer will be responsible for communications on a range of projects, mostly to a diverse external audience, and will ensure consistency of messaging across board. 
  • The post holder will have a strong understanding of stakeholder engagement and an interest in journalism, accountability, media innovation and sustainable development in West Africa.


  • Educated to a Bachelor’s Degree level.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Proven experience in a communications role in a large organisation with multiple projects and stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to use a variety of communications channels to disseminate information, including WordPress and Mailchimp. 
  • Skillful at gathering and processing information quickly and making it understandable to a wide range of audiences. 
  • Ability to think strategically about how to communicate multiple project outcomes while maintaining CJID’s core objectives and mission in the messaging.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategic communications plans for each project’s implementation, making reference to CJID Communications Strategy 
  • Provide strategic communications support to the project and programme teams to ensure alignment with CJID’s goals and mission.
  • Daily promote projects visibility through digital communications channels, by developing relevant and interesting content
  • Manage, where needed, projects’ social media platforms.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Undertake other duties to meet the needs of the department and the organisation.

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