Vacancy at The Leprosy Mission Nigeria (TLMN) for a Community Relations Officer

The Leprosy Mission Nigeria (TLMN) is a Christian NGO working in
partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health, providing technical
support to Federal and states Leprosy control programmes.

We seek to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Nigerian to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Relations Officer
Location:
Nigeria
Main Task

  • Collate and share information about promotional/support
    activities for TLM-Nigeria taking the best advantage of support and
    funding opportunities.
  • Collate, store and disseminate (to projects and the general
    public) newsletters and such information as would raise awareness about
    TLM work in Nigeria.
  • Liaise with TLMN Accounts Department to keep records and all receipts of funds raised and be accountable to TLMN donors.
  • Form strategic partnerships with agencies and church groups to exchange promotional resources, expertise and information.
  • Plan and carry out visits to local churches, their various
    groups; and other gatherings where there are opportunities to tell
    others about TLMN.
  • Develop, update and maintain a database of supporters and TLMN donors.
  • Keep in touch with supporters; acknowledging support received, and supplying feedback periodically to supporters.
  • Develop promotional materials (pamphlets/brochures, video,
    advertisements/ press releases etc) with dear and compelling messages of
    the needs of persons affected by leprosy and TLMN response.
  • Seek innovative ways of reaching different target groups with appropriate information and messages to enable them donate to TLMN
  • Maintain / update social media communication platforms for TLMN
  • Expand the general supporter base; giving emphasis to recruiting
    committed donors and strengthening prayer support for TLMN work.
  • Investigate and utilise new sources of funding / support for TLMN work.
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Attributes

Physical Health and Appearances
Essential:

  • Not more than 35 years old
  • Good general health
  • Neat and tidy appearance

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • A university Degree
  • At least 5 years work experience (post NYSC).
  • Experience of fundraising / promotional work
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Desirable:

  • Holds a valid driving licence

Skills
Essential:

  • Good communication skills and should be used to public speaking
  • Team player / good interpersonal skits
  • Excellent written and oral English

Desirable:

  • Fluent in Hause language
  • Basic Computer skills (MSWord, Excel, Access and Power Point,
  • Corel Draw)

Personality
Essential:

  • Committed Chrislian in full sympathy with the objectives of The
    Leprosy Mission, with a call from God to work wlth people affected by
    leprosy
  • Self starter
  • Demonstrate the abilily to use their own initiative Problem solver

Circumstances

  • Willing to travel widely in Nigeria to get work done
  • Willing to work with people of different culture and religion
  • Willing to work unsociable hours
  • Writing to work under basic conditions


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for TLMN Employment including a current resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation statement/essay that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/email not
    larger than 1MB.Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not
    pictures.

Application should be submitted to: officetlmn@gmail.com

Note: Emails received after the deadline and without the appropriate subject line or incomplete applications will not be considered

Application Deadline  16:30; 10th August, 2016.

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