Communications Intern

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  • Added Date: Thursday, 11 April 2024
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Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.FunctionThe Communications Intern will provide substantive support in the communication aspects of the Heifer Naija Unlock program. S/he will report directly to the Communications Manager, with close links to program staff, and contribute to the implementation of the communication strategy for Nigeria. The role will apply critical thinking and innovation to support communications of the Naija Unlock program, in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Responsibilities

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

  • Actively embody, uphold, and champion the values of the Heifer.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the communication strategy for Nigeria.
  • Identify existing and emerging news narratives and suggest messaging recommendations.
  • Assist media engagement efforts of partner organizations and key stakeholders.
  • Assist in the organizationโ€™s events planning and participate in industry and sector-related functions, events, and conferences and provide reports and feedback on such.
  • Conceptualize and execute of written, video, and audio content to be distributed on key traditional and digital channels.
  • Develop social media content plans that are consistent with the companyโ€™s brand identity.
  • Creating consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, improving customer engagement, and promoting social media campaigns.
  • Use analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Hoot-suite Pro, and Facebook Insights to monitor and evaluate the organizationโ€™s social media presence and performance.
  • Preparing monthly reports on media and social media marketing efforts.
  • Suggest recommendations to adjust the social media strategy for optimal results.
  • Staying up to date on best practices and emerging trends in social media.
  • Undertake social listening and data analysis on behalf of the team.
  • Advances effective strategy to grow Heifer Nigeriaโ€™s social media following and engagement.
  • meetings and editorial calendar across print and digital channels.
  • Collaborates with program and partnerships team on special campaigns and initiatives.
  • Develops relationships with our technical and operations teams to gather content and programmatic information on an ongoing basis.
  • Performing other duties when neededMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelorโ€™s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field.
    • Professional experience in management, including planning, media relations and managing content in a corporate, agency or development organization setting.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and must have a thorough understanding of social media management and strategy.
    • Experience in using design software including Adobe Suite for graphics, picture editing, and video editing.
    • Experience using various analytics software.MOST CRITICAL PROFICIENCIES: Integrity, time management, communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, customer relations, adaptability, flexibility at a fast, organizational skills, collaboration, and teamwork.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • Preparing and presenting documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
      • Ability to lead teams effectively and exhibit strong conflict resolution skills.
      • Proven team and customer care skills with the ability to train and work cooperatively with diverse staff, including field staff in several locations.
      • Demonstrates integrity by modelling Heifer values and ethical standards.
      • Openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
      • Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues both within and outside of Nigeria
      • May require constant sitting and moving, working at a computer for extended periods.
      • Working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
      • Performing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
      • Willingness to work with a flexible schedule.
      • Willingness to travel Application closes on 24th April 2024

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