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Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication – BCC Officer Program Communication and Media (MAPS project)

Req ID: 4285

Employer: FHI 360 – FHI/Nigeria (MAPS)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Location: Kebbi, Nigeria

Supervisor: BCC Advisor

Position Summary: The BCC Officer; Program Communication and Media under the supervision of the BCC Advisor will support the coordination of all project SBCC activities related to program communication, Public Relations, media and documentation. S/he will also contribute to the provision of technical assistance to sub-projects and the state offices on their BCC/media activities.

Essential Job Functions:

Under the supervision of the BCC Advisor, BCC Officer; Program Communication and Media has the following responsibilities:

1.   Contribute to the development and implementation of MAPS’ innovative and  robust BCC approaches

2.   Under the supervision of the BCCA, manage the Program’s media related activities including obtaining press coverage for special events by the program, organizing media events such as: press conferences, interviews, meetings with media representatives, and maintaining a media contact list while actively promoting and supporting shared learning at organisational and inter-organisational levels. H/She will work as lead or co-trainer at BCC-related workshops at national and state levels.

3.   Track, document and maintain files on key issues in the news (media) that are of interest to MAPS and all her teams and partners.

4.   Under the technical direction of the BCCA, support and manage all radio program design, production and execution processes and support the BCCA in monitoring and supervising the production of print and electronic media materials with all MAPS’ partners at the national and state levels.

5.   Plan and support malaria control events for World Malaria Day (WMD) and other significant dates, including “launch events”

6.   Review and comment on print and electronic media materials including scripts, posters, leaflets, video/audio recordings.

7.   Participate in the initiation, design and monitoring of project activities, including sub agreements and budgets

8.   Ensure that all project BCC documents, data, and other information required for program strategic planning and reporting are prepared and submitted on time and in compliance with the requirements of USAID

9.   Work with the BCCA, and other technical and program staff to conduct BCC needs assessment and assist with designing, pretesting and finalizing drafts of BCC materials.

10.   Under the technical direction of the BCC Advisor, supervise the development of publications IEC material, Radio and TV documentaries / programs, Radio Commercials and TVCs.

11.   Ensure that MAPS’ publications (program updates, newsletters, etc.) are printed, and updated (in case of website) in a timely and consistent manner.

12.   Assist in the documentation of project case studies, lessons learnt,

13.   Work with the BCCA, to identify consultants, process consultant contract letters and develop their SOW for BCC activities

14.   Remain informed on current issues and best practices and contribute to FHI global lessons learned in BCC activities

15.   Actively take part in the overall monitoring, impact assessment and shared learning procedure and strategy development of MAPS.

16.   Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by CoP  and BCCA

17.   Any other duty assigned

Experience:

1.   Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or arts/humanities or Degree in Communication.

2.   At least five years post NYSC experience some of which should be in BCC, corporate communications and media (radio) program development.

3.   Experience in organizing media /special events, and in researching and writing for the media and experience in working with international NGO.

4.   Excellent Editorial and analytical report writing skills

5.   Ability to multi-task and documentation tasks.

Specific Knowledge:

Requirements:

1.   Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

2.   Fluency in spoken and written English language

3.   Excellent planning and prioritization skills

4.   Self motivated person able to work without close supervision

Additional Information:

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Equipment To Be Used: Typical office equipment, including phones, projectors, and computers.

Working conditions: May include limited travel.

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