Technical Officer, Media & Communications

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Technical Officer, Media & CommunicationsRequisition: 2018202540Location: Maiduguri, BornoJob Type: Full timeSupervisor: Communications & Reporting CoordinatorProject DescriptionNortheast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health, Nutrition and Protection interventionsBasic FunctionThe Technical Officer-Media and Communications will work closely with the Communications & Reporting Coordinator in the creation and delivery of memorandums, organizational materials and announcements, donor and external success stories, events and other deliverables pertaining to organizational communications.Focuses on developing and delivering clear, concise and coordinated organizational messaging across multiple communications vehicles and on fostering opportunities for dialogue between staff and leadership.Duties and ResponsibilitiesWorks with Communications & Reporting Coordinator in researching and writing a broad range of communications that promote the activities of the organization such as success stories, press releases, photo journals, videos and donor presentations.Provides publicity and promotional support for special events and community outreach activities.Works with Communications & Reporting Coordinator to develop and implement communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of humanitarian projects, services and programs.Prepares a variety of promotional and informational materials including articles, blog posts, bulletins, pamphlets, video and other related media material.Provides photography support for all reports and communications materials.Lay out Hausa and Kanuri versions of program publications and IEC materials.Work collaboratively with the in-house originators of the work ensuring that all designs are appropriate for the publication.Perform other duties as assigned.

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