New Job at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC): Media and Communication Coordinator

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Media and Communication CoordinatorLocation: Maiduguri – BornoJob DescriptionIn the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno and surrounding North-eastern states of Nigerian.NRC is therefore looking for a Media and Communication Coordinator in our Area office in Maiduguri, Nigeria.The purpose of the Media and Communication Coordinator is to manage the media portfolio and support the programme strategy implementation process as well as the support functions portfolio.The Media and Communication Coordinator reports to the Area Manager.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesMember of the Area Management TeamCompliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and handbooks and donor/auditor requirementsProvide input on communication support to programme in the various Core Competencies.Support the Protection and Advocacy Adviser in development and implementation of new country communications strategy in line with the NRC Global Communications strategy.Responsible for technical capacity building of programme staff to produce high quality communication materialsPrepare Status Reports as required by Management.Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategyResponsible for ensuring production of quality media and communications materials for both internal and external audiences. Specific ResponsibilitiesResponsible for press releases and media products to support membership initiativesMaintain list of media and establish professional media relationships for NRC in Nigeria.Produce communication and information products including annual/quarterly reports and initial drafts of articles for strategies, reports, press releases, newsletters etc.Ensure media monitoring and share its analysis periodically with management and staff.Support project/program communication products in liaison with project teams ensuring adherence to NRC standard communication and branding guidelines. 

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