Communications Associate

February 8, 2022

Job Description

Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) - 3 Openings

The Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) LTD / GTE is the operational arm and an affiliate of Georgetown University Centre for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) in Nigeria. GGHN is a Non–profit, Non- Governmental Organization in Nigeria that promotes best practices in health care delivery and research using local and internationally adapted models to strengthen health systems.
We require the services of individuals with skills and expertise to work on an anticipated HIV Care and Treatment program by USAID on the Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) in the position below:
Job Title: Communications Associate
Locations: Bauchi, Jigawa and Kano
Employment type: Full-time
Job Overview

The Communication Associate (CA) will support ACE 2’s communication in all areas including social media handling, written communication, and visual communication.
S / He will be responsible for developing quality and visually appealing presentations, content management, communication materials through graphic design and web optimization solutions.
S / He will support the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategies for the organization, support maintenance of social media platforms, databases (video and Photo depository), and knowledge management systems, provide support towards content development for ACE 2 and assist in the production of day-to-day content across all ACE 2’s communications platforms, focusing on the newsletter and digital content, website articles, blogs, press releases and updates and content for social media.
Also, s / he, in coordination with all ACE 2 projects, will develop regular communication material highlighting ACE 2’s activities and achievements and / or engagement and assist in rolling out media events such as press conferences / media briefings, external interviews with media houses, campaigns, etc.
The Associate will work closely with the state teams to generate appropriate content that demonstrates ACE 2 project implementation and successes.


Based on the guidance of the Media and Communication Specialist, adapt, implement, and report on the ACE 2 Media plan in line with the branding and marketing plan
Work with the state ACE 2 team to develop activities that highlight and showcase the day-to-day activities and successes of the ACE 2 project.
Develop content (reports, pictures, videos, etc) to increase visibility and awareness of the achievements of ACE 2 in the state to that target audience and media, including fact sheets, newsletters, website / blog entries, tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram photo essays, and video campaigns for social media / broadcast and print media.
Monitor local media / press coverage and monitor effectiveness of the communications strategy within the state around various ACE 2 activities
Develop appropriately branded public information documentation and advise on state-specific events.
Follow up with media to ensure coverage of public events where applicable
Prepare schedules, briefing materials, and scene setters with the ACE team. Maintain a calendar of ACE events


Education: Minimum of OND in Mass Communications, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related degree.
Experience: 2 years of experience working in a similar role with an International or Local NGO is preferred.
Skills: Good communication skills both written and spoken in English and Hausa
Specialized knowledge: Ability to use a camera to capture video and pictures, ability to use various tools to manage social media, a basic understanding of graphic designing tools, and ability to use various tools to manage social media
Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: Ability to build and maintain relations with multiple stakeholders, ability to work well on a team

Work Interactions and Conditions

The CA will work to be supervised by the GGHN Media and Communication specialist and will follow the stipulations of the Media / Communication and Branding and Marketing plans for the ACE 2 project.
The CA will interact with ACE project staff, the State stakeholders across all levels of care.

Application Closing Date
22nd February, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

The position is subject to GGHN's award from the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) 72062021RFA00004 – NPI GH ROUND 8.
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