Adam Smith International Job in Nigeria for a Regional Communications Adviser

Adam Smith International is a global leader in delivering projects that
support economic growth and government reform. Our reputation as a
global leader has been built on the positive results our projects have
achieved in many of the world’s most challenging environments.
We are headquartered in London, with offices in Nairobi, Delhi and
Sydney, along with major project offices in many developing countries
worldwide. Our projects are funded by a wide range of donor
organisations; we also work directly for host governments.

Adam Smith International is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Regional Communications Adviser
Tracking Code: 529-112
Location: Abuja
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Job Description

  • Adam Smith International is seeking a Regional Communications Adviser with international experience.
  • We are looking for someone with a diverse skillset and expertise
    in knowledge management, strategy, media and stakeholder engagement.
  • The Adviser will report to the Country Director, and work
    closely with project Team Leaders and Adam Smith International’s
    corporate communications team in London.

Responsibilities

  • Edit and write accurate, newsworthy and compelling content that
    will include a mix of hard news, analysis, features, expert interviews,
    videos, photo essays, timelines, case studies, graphics and social media
    content
  • Guide and support ASI and project teams in informing and influencing key stakeholders
  • Support the Country Director with business development and work
    with Adam Smith International’s London HQ to lead corporate
    communications for the region.
  • Work with project teams to design and implement communication
    strategies and action plans, potentially including behaviour change
    campaigns, external relations and knowledge management
  • Organise media engagement and press trips to secure local and international press coverage
  • Develop, update and disseminate targeted external communication
    products, e.g. thought leadership articles, case studies, photos, press
    releases, e-newsletters and websites using both traditional and new
    media channels
  • Package lessons learned, results and best practice from projects
    and effectively communicate to a wide range of donors and stakeholders
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Selection Criteria

  • A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline: International Relations, Communications or Journalism
  • Ability to engage with a diversity of audiences – target communities, donors and senior government decision makers
  • Ability to edit and write an engaging story that gets to the
    core of who, what, when and why it matters and spot the details that
    make a story stand out
  • Proven experience in knowledge management
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages. Knowledge of Adobe products is a distinct advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrates high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability
  • Fluency in English is essential and French highly desirable
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a high pressured
    strategic communications and/or knowledge management environment and
    leading approaches to stakeholder engagement and influencing
  • Proven experience crafting messages in various formats
    (articles, press releases, websites, photos, success stories, blog
    entries, tweets, etc.) targeting a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional, proven writing skills and the ability to summarise
    and repackage technical information in clear, compelling language


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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