Latest Jobs at Africa Youth Growth Foundation

  • Africa Youth Growth Foundation is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.

    Communication Officer – Volunteer

    • Job TypeFull Time  
    • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
    • Experience
      2 – 5 years
    • Location
    • Job Field
      Internships / Volunteering  
      Media / Advertising / Branding  


    • Communications Officers write and distribute content to promote an organization’s brand, activities. They act as a liaison between the organization, the public, and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind
    • The Communications Officer will support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events
    • The Communications Officer should be able to think creatively and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. In addition, the Officer is expected to have social media skill
    • He/she will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to follower, manage our Organization’s image in a cohesive way to achieve our visibility goals, be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends, have excellent communication skills and be able to express our organization’s views creatively.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
    • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
    • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
    • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
    • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
    • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
    • Proficiency in design and publishing software.
    • Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.
    • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences.
    • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
    • Set specific objectives.
    • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news).
    • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics.
    • Collaborate with program and communication team to ensure organizational visibility in public eye.
    • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor people’s reviews.
    • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout).


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or relevant field.
    • Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
    • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (In Design/Photoshop).
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
    • Good time management and organizational skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
    • Proven work experience as a Social media manager with the NGO sector
    • Hands on experience in content management
    • Excellent copywriting skills
    • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
    • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
    • Knowledge of online marketing channels
    • Familiarity with web design
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Analytical and multitasking skills.

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    Program Officer-Volunteer

    • Job TypeFull Time  
    • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA  
    • Location
    • Job Field
      Internships / Volunteering  

    Job Description

    • The Program Officer will be responsible for organizing programs and activities for our organization.
    • He/She will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization’s strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals.
    • You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing project funding proposals.

    Program Officer Responsibilities

    • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
    • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
    • Creating and managing long-term goals.
    • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
    • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
    • Writing program funding proposals to guarantees.
    • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
    • Ensuring goals are met in safety, quality and team member performance.
    • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
    • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project implementation.
    • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
    • Analyzing program risks.

    Program Officer Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Business or related field.
    • Proven experience in program management in the NGO Sector
    • Proven stakeholder management skills.
    • Proven experience managing a team.
    • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
    • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • In-depth Understanding of project management.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application and addressed to the “Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation” via email to: [email protected] indicating “Communication Officer Volunteer – Kogi” OR Program Officer-Volunteer in the subject line.

    Note: This position is open only to applicants residing Kogi State, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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