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About EERC

Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is an international research-based NGO that works with a network of local and international partners to catalyse and develop inclusive agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, natural resource conservation, and environmental management in Africa. EERC undertakes research and capacity building to develop scalable technologies and innovative practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development.

About the Position

This is an excellent opportunity for a new or recent graduate to gain a rounded experience of how an international NGO operates. The role is varied and there is scope for adapting any interests to ensuring that this is a two-way learning experience.
Initially an internship for the first three months, progressing to an officer role upon passing probation, this exciting post would suit someone with some experience and a passion to learn. It will also provide essential in-country experience for anyone wishing to begin a career in international development.

Title: Media and
Communications Intern

 

Location: Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

Time frame: 12 months
extendable

 

Reporting to: Communication
Officer

 

Contract: Paid Internship

 

Duties and responsibilities:

The Media and
Communications Intern/Officer will work across all departments on the following
areas:

·
Coordinating social media, website
updates and newsletter material with staff across all departments

·
Working with Project Development Officers
to storyboard and develop content for projects as well as engaging and creative
social media and awareness-raising campaigns

·
Photographing/ filming and editing
visual content that documents project activities at a national and
international level

·
Writing minutes for internal NGO
meetings

·
Establishing long-term communications
and marketing strategies

·
Monitoring growth across social media
platforms against marketing KPIs and promotion of social media platforms, in
particular, using Facebook Advertising

·
Occasional travel to field sites to
generate content to be used on social media and other outlets

·
Building the capacity of the wider
team, improving communication with teams internally and with external partners

·
Developing, editing and proofreading
website and blog content

·
Promoting and publicising the
organisation via blogs and articles on external platforms

·
Creating partnerships and maintaining
good public relations across out projects

·
Working with the IT department to
maintain and advance the organisation’s website

·
Ensuring distinctive and consistent
brand identity across all external outputs

Person
specification

The successful
applicant will:

·
Demonstrate working knowledge of
high-quality photo and video production

·
Willingness to develop visual content
editing skills with software including photoshop

·
Be able to communicate the
organisation’s ethos and mission to national and international audiences
through photography, videography and writing

·
Have the ability and desire to build
capacity and share skills across cultures, and work with teams from different
backgrounds and across multiple language barriers

·
Have passion, curiosity and
motivation for the job and the ability to enthuse others

·
Be punctual and be able to work to
tight deadlines in an organised manner and to a high standard

·
Have previous experience working to
deadlines and project requirements

·
Previous experience in marketing or
promotion is desirable, either in an educational, social, or professional
setting

·
Demonstrate an interest in
conservation and community development

·
Always demonstrate an understanding
of and commitment to EERC ethos and approach
and be a good ambassador for the organisation

·
Demonstrate proven ability to
recognise and appropriately deal with challenging situations

·
Be capable and comfortable adapting
to life in a less developed country with sometimes basic living conditions

·
Demonstrate an awareness of, and
comfort with, increased social and professional responsibility, working always
with cultural sensitivity and respect.

·
Ideally have previous experience
living, working or travelling in a developing country, though this is not
essential

·
Be fluent in English to a high
standard. Basic working knowledge of French is desirable though not essential

·
Be able to financially support
themselves throughout this post

Practicalities:

The successful
candidate will need to have their own laptop computer (non-tablet).

How to Apply:

Interested and
qualified candidates with the required experience are invited to submit
their applications online at https://www.eerce.org/join-us/ candidate should be
ready to submit Cover Letter and 3 references while filling the
application. Application will be examined on rolling basis. Hence, early
submission is highly encouraged. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to
apply.

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The Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on sustainable practices and development in agriculture, environment, and natural resources in Africa. EERC is based in Nigeria with regional offices across the West, East, North and Central Africa. We work in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural and environmental management practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development. EERC exists to tackle the increasing challenge of food security, climate change, and poverty across the largely agrarian sub-Sahara Africa region. To achieve our goal of ensuring global sustainable development, we work in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural and environmental management practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security and more.

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0 USD Abeokuta CF 3201 Abc road Part Time , 40 hours per week Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC)

About EERC

Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is an international research-based NGO that works with a network of local and international partners to catalyse and develop inclusive agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, natural resource conservation, and environmental management in Africa. EERC undertakes research and capacity building to develop scalable technologies and innovative practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development.

About the Position

This is an excellent opportunity for a new or recent graduate to gain a rounded experience of how an international NGO operates. The role is varied and there is scope for adapting any interests to ensuring that this is a two-way learning experience. Initially an internship for the first three months, progressing to an officer role upon passing probation, this exciting post would suit someone with some experience and a passion to learn. It will also provide essential in-country experience for anyone wishing to begin a career in international development.

Title: Media and Communications Intern

 

Location: Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

Time frame: 12 months extendable

 

Reporting to: Communication Officer

 

Contract: Paid Internship

 

Duties and responsibilities:

The Media and Communications Intern/Officer will work across all departments on the following areas:

· Coordinating social media, website updates and newsletter material with staff across all departments

· Working with Project Development Officers to storyboard and develop content for projects as well as engaging and creative social media and awareness-raising campaigns

· Photographing/ filming and editing visual content that documents project activities at a national and international level

· Writing minutes for internal NGO meetings

· Establishing long-term communications and marketing strategies

· Monitoring growth across social media platforms against marketing KPIs and promotion of social media platforms, in particular, using Facebook Advertising

· Occasional travel to field sites to generate content to be used on social media and other outlets

· Building the capacity of the wider team, improving communication with teams internally and with external partners

· Developing, editing and proofreading website and blog content

· Promoting and publicising the organisation via blogs and articles on external platforms

· Creating partnerships and maintaining good public relations across out projects

· Working with the IT department to maintain and advance the organisation’s website

· Ensuring distinctive and consistent brand identity across all external outputs

Person specification

The successful applicant will:

· Demonstrate working knowledge of high-quality photo and video production

· Willingness to develop visual content editing skills with software including photoshop

· Be able to communicate the organisation’s ethos and mission to national and international audiences through photography, videography and writing

· Have the ability and desire to build capacity and share skills across cultures, and work with teams from different backgrounds and across multiple language barriers

· Have passion, curiosity and motivation for the job and the ability to enthuse others

· Be punctual and be able to work to tight deadlines in an organised manner and to a high standard

· Have previous experience working to deadlines and project requirements

· Previous experience in marketing or promotion is desirable, either in an educational, social, or professional setting

· Demonstrate an interest in conservation and community development

· Always demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to EERC ethos and approach and be a good ambassador for the organisation

· Demonstrate proven ability to recognise and appropriately deal with challenging situations

· Be capable and comfortable adapting to life in a less developed country with sometimes basic living conditions

· Demonstrate an awareness of, and comfort with, increased social and professional responsibility, working always with cultural sensitivity and respect.

· Ideally have previous experience living, working or travelling in a developing country, though this is not essential

· Be fluent in English to a high standard. Basic working knowledge of French is desirable though not essential

· Be able to financially support themselves throughout this post

Practicalities:

The successful candidate will need to have their own laptop computer (non-tablet).

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates with the required experience are invited to submit their applications online at https://www.eerce.org/join-us/ candidate should be ready to submit Cover Letter and 3 references while filling the application. Application will be examined on rolling basis. Hence, early submission is highly encouraged. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

2020-11-30

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