International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan
Job Type: Full-time
WorldFish is an international, non-profit research and innovation organization reducing hunger, malnutrition, and poverty across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.
For over 45 years, our work on sustainable aquaculture and fisheries has improved the lives of millions of women, men, and youth.
Fish and other aquatic foods grown in and harvested from oceans, lakes, rivers, and ponds provide income for more than 800 million people and provide 3.3 billion with 20% of their animal protein intake. Our focus on sustainability makes sure that the way we produce and use these foods today means a plentiful future for generations to come.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture on behalf of WorldFish seeks suitable Nigerians for the position below at the Country Office in Ibadan.
Writing and Editing
Develop blogs, briefs, success stories, and outcome stories for FASA and other in-country projects and in the region based on the communication planned activities.
Develop briefs, banners, brochures, and factsheets as per WorldFish templates.
Contribute to FASA project presentations, editing of reports and deliverables as needed.
Photos, Videos, and Graphics for FASA and other WorldFish Projects
Develop photo stories and produce short promotional videos in consultation with the Communications team at Headquarters.
Develop photo assets for FASA and other projects and update respective albums on Flickr account.
Provide photography and videography for field activities and events to post on the social media channels of WorldFish.
Social Media, Media Relations, and Events for FASA and other WorldFish Projects Develop social media messages/visuals for communicating key moments and opportunities (e.g. key findings, relevant endorsements, success stories, milestones, local impact, end of project, etc.).
Coordinate media relations activities and pitch WorldFish for media coverage in the region.
Coordinate participation at events, such as FARA and AGRF, etc., in collaboration with the Communication team at Headquarters.
Project Implementation and Routine Support:
Contribute to the preparation and conduct of project events such as workshops, conferences, seminars and exhibitions at trade fair, as well as briefings and trips to the field or project site by FASA official and/or WorldFish.
Regularly attend the monthly meetings of the WorldFish Communications Network to ensure coordination with HQ and other country offices on global communication campaigns, strategic events, and new communication policies.
Perform other related duties relevant to the role as assigned by the Project Leader, Supervisor, or Global Communications Lead.
Masters in Journalism, Public Relations, Media and Communication or any other related field with a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in the area of communications, media and public relations with a well-structured environment.
The ideal candidate must:
Have excellent writing and editing skills and proven ability to write for different products, formats, and channels.
Have ability to think clearly and analytically, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, solving problems and making timely decisions.
Have strong oral communications and organizational skills
Have savvy use of social medial channels, i.e., Twitter and Facebook.
Have native-level language proficiency in English.
Have ability to use project materials to draft activity concepts, reports and publications.
Have relevant work experience in sustainable development, preferably in agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries or rural development with proven experience in project implementation, monitoring and coordination.
Have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, and PowerPoint.
Have ability to develop a work plan, implement it and to work with minimum supervision.
Be client focused and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Have ability to work with deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.
Have ability to work alone as well as part of a team.
Be hard working with a good work ethic.
We offer highly competitive salaries with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
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Communications Manager in Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Employment type: Full Time Experience: 7 to 10 years Salary: Negotiable Job published: 07 July 2023 Job reference no: 493676300
WHO ARE WE: One of Africa’s leading film and media schools pioneering the growth of the African Creative Industry in Nigeria
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR: A Communications Manager with strong writing skills, creativity, strategic thinking, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
What Will You Do:
The primary responsibility is focused on developing and executing strategic communication initiatives that effectively promote the agency’s brand, services, and projects
You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, client servicing departments, public relations, and design, to create consistent, compelling and engaging content across various communication channels as the best fit for the company and its client’s goals and objectives
Creating original concepts that result in effective and compelling communication
Develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies that align with the agency’s marketing objectives and target audience, and consistent with the brand voice, tone, and messaging, and adhere to the company’s style guidelines
Research, conceptualize, and create high-quality, original content for various platforms such as websites, blogs, social media, email campaigns, and other marketing collateral
Collaborate with the creative team to develop visually appealing and impactful materials, such as presentations, infographics, videos, and other multimedia assets through powerful and compelling messages to the target audience
Manage and maintain the agency’s brand identity guidelines, ensuring consistent application across all communication channels and materials.
Build and nurture relationships with media outlets, influencers, and industry professionals to secure media coverage, identify partnership opportunities, maintain a positive agency image and foster market leadership
Monitor industry trends, news, and competitor activities to identify opportunities and develop proactive communication strategies
Oversee internal communication efforts, including employee newsletters, announcements, and intranet content, to foster engagement and alignment within the agency
Measure and analyse the effectiveness of communication initiatives using appropriate metrics and tools, and provide regular reports and recommendations to stakeholders
Stay up-to-date with emerging communication technologies, tools, and best practices, and recommend their integration into the agency’s communication strategy
Collaborating with subject matter experts and stakeholders to gather information and insights to develop relevant and accurate content
Conducting thorough research on industry trends, competitors, and target audiences to inform content strategies and keep content up-to-date and relevant using SEO practices to optimize articles and increase visibility
Developing and executing content strategies that align with the company’s overall marketing and communication goals vital to enhancing visibility and sales of the brand and products
Conducting content audits to assess the effectiveness of existing content and identifying areas for improvement
What Do You Need:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or a related field. A master’s degree may be an advantage
7 – 10 years of relevant experience in communications, preferably in a creative agency, marketing or retail-related industry
Demonstrated experience in developing and executing successful communication campaigns across multiple channels
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt messages for different audiences and platforms
Proficient in using various communication and content creation tools, including social media management platforms, content management systems, and design software
Strong copywriting and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to maintain brand voice and consistency
Excellent project management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Familiarity with the creative industry’s communication process, events, approach, and understanding
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Knowledge of current industry trends, best practices, and emerging marketing, writing and communication technologies
Skills: Communication Marketing Public Relations Content Copywriting Design
Industries: Arts & Entertainment Communications Film.