Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) is a
non-profit Civil Society Organization established in 2002 with offices in Abuja,
Lagos and Akwa Ibom states. YAF’s mission is to play a significant role in
facilitating a just, equitable and fair society where all youths can have
access to social, economic and political opportunities and protect their basic
human rights. YAF
seeks to redefine the role and contribution of the Nigerian youth in the
governance and development processes in the country.
YAF is recruiting a digital media
coordinator based in Abuja to generate and manage all digital information, including
web portal, blogs, social media and websites, for the organization. We
are looking for a special person with skills in digital marketing and public
relations, plus technological savvy to join our team.
The Digital Media
Coordinator will use strong creative skills and a marketing focus to implement
digital marketing campaigns and strategies across various channels that support
and advance YAF’s mission.
production of digital marketing materials utilizing multiple channels.
Primary liaison to
internal staff for all digital marketing needs, coordinating with internal
teams as necessary to prioritize work, generate and follow production
schedules, produce digital marketing materials and monitor budget parameters.
Grows and retains
an active follower base across key social media channels including Facebook,
Twitter and Instagram.
additional online dialog opportunities.
eNewsletter, eAlerts and other electronic communications.
for websites, social media pages and other online communications channels.
facilitates online dialog with constituents in the community.
Creates and shares
online content including text, HTML, images and video.
Works with YAF staff
to expand posting of curated web and social media materials for donors,
partners, our constituents, and the public at large.
Essential Job Functions
content of all digital materials meets established objectives.
graphic design and web content management.
professional-level writing, basic photography and design.
Learns and applies
current advances in software, trends, technology and processes.
creative ideas and innovative solutions to support YAF’s work.
and Abilities The ideal
candidate for this Job should the following skills and abilities:
Ability to provide
leadership for multiple digital channels including web, mobile, email, search
engine optimization and social media.
organizational skills with solid attention to detail and strong follow-through
Ability to get results,
manage multiple tasks and work independently or as part of a team.
producing digital marketing campaigns utilizing multiple channels.
Solid oral and
written communications skills, ability to analyze, think critically and to
explain alternatives clearly.
service and communication skills.
Ability to work
effectively with a broad group of constituents.
Ability to handle
confidential, proprietary and sensitive information requiring judgment and
Ability to manage
a team of support staff
management skills, consistently meeting deadlines.
of digital marketing concepts, search engine optimization and analytics.
Experience in the
NGO / Civil Society Sector is an added advantage.
3-5 years of
digital marketing and social media experience within a company or nonprofit
degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related field.
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Corel Draw, HTML, and
Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
utilizing email marketing software and online content management systems
(WordPress or similar).
functions in an office environment and may require local, regional and national
travel. The applicant should be willing to travel at short notice and available
for occasional evening and weekend work hours.
represents YAF in a positive manner.
projects and situations in an effective and efficient manner.
Performs as an
independent, critical and creative thinker.
of November, 2017
Method of Application
should forward a one page suitability statement on why they are a good fit for
the job and a resume with referees’ contact details by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy email@example.com
The job requires
an immediate start.
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for follow up and interview.
Electronically submitted applications via email will be entertained
- Subject line of
emails must clearly state the Job Title of position applied for.
- YAF encourages applications from women, people
with disabilities, and young people meeting the above qualifications.