Knowledge and Communications Program Assistant: Apply Now

The Knowledge Management and Communications Assistant will play a role in boosting the visibility of the RISE program.

Your job is to make fancy communication stuff that highlights RISE’s work for important people like donors, the Nigerian government, partners, the media, and schools.

You will talk about the mission, projects, events, resources, and success stories.

They’ll also plan and coordinate promotional events and communicate strategically to different audiences.

And support the development of easy-to-use communications for all RISE activities.

Last, you will help with planning, coordinating, and implementing the program to reach our goals.


Knowledge and Communications Program Assistant: Apply Now
  • Support to increase visibility and outreach for Jhpiego programs – RISE through development of communications products
  • Work closely with the RISE senior management and KM team to coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive internal and external relations, communications and publications strategy.
  • Support the execution of the communications strategy and plan for RISE Nigeria.
  • Assist with development of communications plans for major tasks or projects as needed.
  • Develop stories/narratives about the work and best practices of RISE for a variety of media.
  • Develop and implement strategy for better internal communications of the RISE program
  • Write narratives and program information in a reader friendly manner for use on the RISE and Jhpiego platforms and other channels.
  • Develop talking points for staff for media events.
  • Assist in the coordination of media and external events for the program.
  • Support the development of IEC materials, job aids, publications and presentations as needed
  • Work with the informatics and graphics team to develop infographic content to enhance quality of reports and communication products
  • Adapt communications products to meet program needs
  • Work closely with KM and communications team to organize knowledge sharing and capacity building activities and events
  • Support the development of RISE knowledge management systems
  • Support RISE program management and coordination activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, mass media, public relations or related discipline;
  • Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in knowledge management, communications with NGOs, media houses or development agency
  • Experience working with infographics software
  • Experience working on knowledge sharing and transfer processes and activities
  • Ability to communicate and engage confidently; manage competing priorities
  • Experience in story and report writing
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to process and interpret data trends
  • Initiative and ability to identify needs, especially in a busy environment
  • Excellent computer skills – MS Office, creative software, infographic programs
  • Ability to develop compelling infographics to support data and presentations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with pleasant and outgoing personality,
  • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail, consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment, with self-motivation
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
  • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision

Location: Abuja, Nigeria.

Status: Full Time

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