Media Manager at The ONE Campaign

ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization co-founded by Bono and backed by nearly seven million people from around the world and every walk of life that are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Media ManagerLocation: AbujaAbout the OpportunityThe Media Manager will lead ONE’s high profile media outreach and campaigns across Nigeria and help us proactively engage and partner with the media to communicate Nigeria’s narrative and issues of development and progress across the continent.This role will work closely with staff in the Africa-wide and global communications teams to ensure ONE’s messaging across in Nigeria and the Africa continent is position in the most impactful way, through the use of appropriate and cutting edge traditional and social media avenues.This position reports to the Nigeria Country Director and is based in Abuja, Nigeria with frequent travel.The position will also have dotted line reporting to the Africa Senior Media Manager.ResponsibilitiesIn this role you will: Develop and consolidate media relationships with key media partners in NigeriaLead on ONE’s media activity in Nigeria devising and implementing proactive and reactive media strategies as required and localizing elements of the global communications strategy as required.Identify and target key media outlets across the Nigeria (print, broadcast and online), developing and maintaining strategic working relationships.Provide strategic and operational media support to ONE campaigns and projectsWrite and pitch highly impactful and high level stories to print, broadcast and online mediaDraft and sell in press releases; edit articles for publication, contributing to producing web contentManage press conferences and requests for media interviews and creating media interview opportunitiesAdequately prepare and brief ONE spokepersons for interviews including developing media talkers and briefs as appropriateContribute to the preparation of country specific briefings for ONE’s senior staff/high profile advocates in their interactions with leaders in government and civil societyManage media agencies and develop regular media reportsAs a member of the Africa and global communications team, contribute to the development of ONE’s media positions globally, to ensure that all ONE products contain highly credible African contentMonitor and analyse media coverage of development issues/Africa rising narrative across the continent and identify trends and opportunities for ONE to engageCollaborate with the creative, campaigns and digital leads in the design and implementation of coherence communications and campaigns strategiesAny other duties as required 

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