Latest Vacancies at ActionAid Nigeria, Monday 11, March 2019

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ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is an independent, not for profit, non-governmental entity registered with the Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission. It is a national organization affiliated with an International body with operations in over 44 countries.



As a F2F Fundraiser, you will be central to ActionAid?s alternative solution to National and global problems. It is crucial to note that this is not a role for someone looking for a normal daily routine work. There are no specific hours of work in this role. Innovation, creativity, surprise, agility and an ear to the ground are the norm. There are no desks and no walls in your work environment.
In ActionAid, we?re an energised team, the days are not the same especially with our recent extensive brand and movement building, fundraising and efficiency drive.
You will be a key part of our ?fun team? facilitating our interventions in excluded communities through the building of a strong force of supporters. This position is target driven and motivated by bonus where this is met.

Generating funds through the face to face fundraising technique using the prescribed products by ActionAid
Communicating effectively to prospects the activities of the organisation as trained periodically. Participating  in all fundraising, public engagement and other ActionAid activity as required
Achieve agreed upon targets for acquisition
Identify potential locations for running fundraising activities for the team
Playing  an active role in the overall target achievement of the team
Ensuring that every field generated information is properly entered in the appropriate forms or database
Ensuring confidentiality of information pertaining to ActionAid and personal data in the course of this role
Taking responsibility for all equipment allocated or used in the role
Representing ActionAid in a responsible manner as per the values and norms.
Compliance and adherence to all policies, guidelines and codes of conduct required for this role
Managing and updating databases to record supporter contact and preference information
Any other responsibility as may be assigned

Who you are:
You are an energetic, friendly, honest individual who thrives in a very diverse dynamic environment.
You are willing to be right on the shop floor, talking to people across background or cultures or raising funds and contributing to lifting the poor and the excluded out of poverty.
You will have the intelligence to learn new things within a short period, multi-task and ready to imbibe our values and adapt to our culture.
You will be someone who doesn?t believe in giving excuses for let-downs; who can bounce back without batting an eyelid after a rebuff remaining upbeat, positive and passionate.
A hard worker, you are self-motivated, self-managed, independent but a team player, and adventurous with persuasive skills; and passionate about quelling injustice and eradicating poverty. Most important, you inspire support.

Experience in marketing and sales
Understanding of the psyche of Nigerians- young and old, male or female, north, south, east or west or middle
Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Skills in use of Microsoft office suites
Excellent communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Able to work with minimum supervision
Able to take rejection as part of the job
Reside in Lagos

Our Offerings:
Basic allowance plus performance related commission and incentive
Supportive team
Fun and learning environment in an ethical way
Income limited only by your ability and passion
If you think you love challenges and you are willing to learn, then we will like to talk to you!


Reporting to: Communicatons Coordinator
Line Management: None

The Communication Intern position is an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience.
It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN.
The intern is expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.

The Communication Intern?s positionis an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience
It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN. The intern is expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.

The Communication Intern is responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation?s social media strategy, managing organisation?sprioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn
The intern will work directly with the Communication?s Coordinator and closely with team leaders, project leads, partner organisations and our target communities.

Support Campaigns and Communications activities:
Provide support and participate in campaign activities directly handled in the unit
Provide support and participate in all inter-thematic policy advocacy and campaign initiatives
Provide support and participate in Monitoring, documentation, dissemination and encouragement of critical debate, and mainstreaming of public policy advocacy.
Support case study collections related to policy and campaigns works

Social Media Community Management:
Work on the organisation?s social media platforms
Work with the Communications Coordinator on all of AAN online activities
Work on seamless linkages of the organisation?s social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube LinkedIn and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements.
Increase the number of followers we have on Twitter.
Monitoring and replying to communications on the platforms under the guidance of Communications Coordinator.
Posting information, uploading photos and videos on the platforms on a daily basis or as is directed by Communications Coordinator.
Make use of relevant tools like Tweet Deck to plan for weekends and holidays; LinkedIn polls and surveys to build our social media footprint and reputation; and other tools likeSlideShare, You Tube, Paper.Li, Scribd, Reddit, Digg and StumbleUpon.
Work with relevant teams and projects? leads to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. uploading photos to Flickr, videos to YouTube, etc)
Perform any other assigned responsibilities as it relates to the Communications hub and implementation of AAN Communications Strategy

Key Relationships:
Internal Relationships:Entire AAN staff
External Relationships: Media, Communications Consultants/service providers, CSOs, relevant Government agencies and partners

First Degree in Mass Communication or any relevant field
Membership of relevant professional Institute.

Relevant NYSC experience
Knowledge of the social media platforms
Experience working in Digital Media sector.

Strong communication and writing skills
Good computer skills especially in the use of publishing tools
Multi-tasking skills
Excellent planning and prioritization skills
Content production/Photography skills.

A personof integrity
Creative and takes initiative.
Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
Effectively promote the AAN?s mission, values and objectives.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae in one document and MSWord attachment to:


Only Electronically submitted applications will be considered.
The job will require candidates who live in Lagos as detailed in the attached.
Subject line of emails must state clearly the title of position applied and location for e.g. Face to Face Fundraiser – Lagos.
Interview date will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

DUE DATE: 15 March, 2019

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