Marketing and communications associate

Job Summary

SHIFT Nigeria is looking for an experienced and passionate Marketing and Communication Associate to help us accomplish our mission and make an impact.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

SHIFT is a non-partisan organization that builds support for transformative leaders in communities across the nation. Launched in June 2018, we are Nigerians from all over the nation and around the world. We come from diverse religions, ethnicities, and professional backgrounds, such as technology, media, law, consulting, oil & gas, legal, NGOs, and many more.
Responsibilities
  • You will play an important role in broadening SHIFT’s reach, engaging our network of volunteers, and developing and growing our grassroots base, and leading/supporting SHIFT campaigns.
  • You will collaborate with experts in digital marketing, PR, social media, editorial and digital content, design, product development, events, and influencer engagement
  • Shape and execute digital marketing strategies including email and social media—our primary channels for communicating with SHIFT’s volunteer community
  • Field press inquiries and manage relationships with bookers, bloggers, columnists, editorial staff, hosts, and reporters
  • Coordinate interviews, photoshoots, event invitations, and speaking engagement
  • Track news clips; manage media lists and tools
  • Lead development of Short Sharable Content for media channels including Ads GIFs, memes that communicate our core message and engage target audience
  • Craft external communication tools and talking points for the use of SHIFT Board, Advisors, staff, and volunteers
  • Engage and coordinate with high-profile supporters including members of the entertainment, art, tech, and political worlds
  • Conceptualize and help execute SHIFT sponsored events
Job Requirements
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills
  • Professional experience in social media, email marketing, PR, and/or content creation/video production
  • Frequent consumer of political and/or cultural news
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and hold self and others accountable
  • Stickler for details
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast paced, and high performing environment
  • Flexible and embrace opportunities for growth and learning new skills
  • Deep commitment to SHIFT’s mission of electing transformative leaders in 2019 and beyond
WORK EXPERIENCE and TRAINING:
  • Must have worked in marketing and communication environment with political, civil society, or NGO organizations
  • Must have 3 years or more related work experience
  • Bachelors or Training in Marketing, Communication, Political Science, Media
  • Demonstrable skills with a strong portfolio/sample deliverables

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