Communications Specialist at Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

Bauchi

Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) is an international development firm. For almost 45 years, we have been at the forefront of international development, addressing fundamental social and economic development issues created by inefficient markets, weak governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is producing meaningful outcomes in around 80 nations.

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) is an international development firm. For almost 45 years, we have been at the forefront of international development, addressing fundamental social and economic development issues created by inefficient markets, weak governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is producing meaningful outcomes in around 80 nations.

Title: Communications Specialist

Location: Bauchi

Employment Type: Full-time

Description

  • The Communication Specialist will support the strategy, design and implementation of communication and engagement activities to tell the story of the projects’ work through a suite of communications approaches and deliverables, including written communication (reports, success stories, etc.), social media, photography, graphic design, website design, event management, etc.
  • This position will be embedded in Ebonyi State with responsibility for the communications work in that state, as well as coordinate with the wider team in the Akwa Ibom and Adamawa State2State Field Offices (FOs) and the Bauchi Main Office (MO) to provide communications expertise and ensure quality reporting and branding across the project.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA), Communication/Knowledge Management Consultant in the Bauchi MO and other staff member(s) to ensure integration of communications and knowledge management activities that complement and report on state-level program activities.
  • Responsible for providing inputs and developing state-specific content for the design, development, and management of public affairs and public awareness communications programs.
  • Support the preparation and presentation to USAID of reports and written communications on the progress and impact of program activities.
  • Be creative and collaborative, and encourage an open, transparent environment where everyone is informed about project developments.
  • Assist in the circulation and retention of project documents and information.
  • Responsible for information collection, content generation and development of communications and knowledge management products, with particular responsibility for the selected state. .
  • Ensure awareness of and learning from project accomplishments.
  • Assists other communications and project staff as needed.

Qualifcations

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as English, Communications, Marketing, Information Management, Public Affairs, Media, or other relevant field required.
  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience, with at least five (5) of experience in marketing communications, information management, public affairs, public awareness and/or media.
  • Expertise in particular area(s) of communications preferred, such as report writing, graphic design, social media, photography, event management, etc.
  • Previous experience in a USG-funded communications role is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to both train and be trained.
  • Self-motivated and organized with work, including ability to multi-task without sacrificing quality of work submitted per timelines.

Deadline: Not Specified.

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    March 4, 2024