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Communication Assistant at the Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund

The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Communication Assistant

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Communications Manager and the CEO
Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly


  • NWTF is looking to recruit experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation.
  • The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions.
  • The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women.
  • The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process.
  • This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Main role:

  • Update and maintain the organization’s social media presence, including daily monitoring, posting, scheduling, and reporting online media updates.
  • Provide administrative support to programs and internal teams.
  • Draft and edit communications copy (e.g., press releases, publications, social media posts).
  • Assist in maintaining web content and executing social media strategies.
  • Track projects and media exposure.
  • Facilitate effective internal communications and maintain calendars and appointments.
  • Prepare presentations and reports and manage the media stakeholder’s database.
  • Assist, develop, write, edit, and proofread communications materials such as articles, web stories, newsletters, and social networking activities (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Collaborate with staff on innovative ideas, directions, and tools for visibility and communications.
  • Provide support to design flyers, graphics, invites, and other collateral materials.
  • Maintain up-to-date media lists.
  • Research and monitor media trends.
  • Help implement communications strategies.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences, International Relations, or related field


  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of development projects implemented by national / international NGOs / UN bodies / Government.

Work Environment:

  • Traditional Office hours of 8 am - 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Other Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
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