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Recruitment at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-31 08:49   Media / Advertising / Branding Jobs   Abuja   22 views
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These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including by focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees. In addition to the Country Office and the above-mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-office structures in Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.
We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee.
If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic, and passionate Communications officer to join our team in Abuja, federal capital. The communications officer will support the day to day communication functions for NRC.

Deliver and support the implementation of communications plans, products and packages with an emphasis on social media content and multimedia packages to accompany key media products.
Work with programmes teams to develop success stories and content featuring the delivery of NRC programmes.
Explore and utilize innovative and emerging communication tools and new media in support of the advocacy and communications strategy.
In coordination with the Media and Communications Coordinator and other NRC staff, regularly package NRC’s success stories ready to be placed in on the NRC website, Donor websites, online news platforms and social media.
Support plans for increasing the visibility of the country programme through audio-visual material to Regional and Global social media platforms.
Produce multimedia materials for social media use including short videos, graphics and web stories for digital use.
Liaising with Area offices to support them to communicate their success stories and results, offering mentoring and advice when needed.
Prepare periodic reports and summaries for the management on regional communications activities.
Perform any other tasks as requested by the Country Advocacy Manager or Media and Communications Coordinator towards implementation of NRC Nigeria’s Advocacy, Media and Communications Strategies.

Generic professional competencies for this position:

Higher relevant university degree in journalism, media, communications is highly regarded but experience, motivation and/or demonstrated ability is more important.
Minimum 2 years of experience in journalism and/or media management, including experience in social media. Experience working in communications for a humanitarian organisation will also be highly appreciated.
Excellent English oral and written. Knowledge of local languages is desired.
Advanced photography, filming, and social media skills. High level of computer literacy, including use of Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, high level photography and videography skills.

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Company Description
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We provide assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
What is NRC?
NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and peopl... read moree who have been displaced within their own country. We take action during situtations of armed conflict, and engage in other contextes where our competences will add value.
The majority of our 5000 staff members are national employees in NRC’s projects in around 25 countries worldwide. All our projects are supervised by the NRC Head Office in Oslo.
NRC was established in 1946 under the name Aid to Europe, to assist refugees in Europe after World War II. Today NRC is organised as an independent, private foundation. We cooperate closely with the UN and other humanitarian organisations, around the world as well as in Norway.
What does NRC do?
Programme Activities:
NRC’s main activity is the deliverance of humanitarian aid through programme activities in the field. NRC specialises in five programme areas, or core competences - Shelter, Food Security, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education, and Information Counselling and Legal Aid (ICLA). The core competences are adaptive to different contexts and mutually reinforcing.