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29 Sep 2019

Full-Time Communication Officer at Dream Centre for Young Minds (DCYM): Abuja

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Communication Officer at Dream Centre for Young Minds (DCYM): Abuja

Job Description

Dream Centre for Young Minds (DCYM) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO). DCYM Foundation directly benefits children and their families. Through public-private partnership, we carry out intervention programs for vulnerable and at-risked communities on education, healthcare and livelihood in remote villages and slums across Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Communication Officer – Ref ID: PROG08: Abuja

Employee Status: One-year Renewable contract

Job Description

The Communications Officer will write and distribute content to promote DCYM’s brand, activities or products.
They will act as a liaison between the organization, the public, and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind.

Scope of Work (not all-inclusive)

Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
Oversee all creative inputs on company’s communications and publications.
Host the website and upgrade content regularly.
Assess program requirements and aid personnel in handling the project well.
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.
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.
Preserve and promote company reputation among staff and clients.


Desirable experience and characteristics:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field.
Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms..
Strong research, policy development and writing skills.
Deadline: 27th September, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV in Microsoft Word format through email to: The subject of the email should be the Job Reference, Location and Applicant Full Name; e.g. PROG01 Abuja, ISAAC IBRAHIM.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process
Applications are processed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if a good application is successful.

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