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Job Title: Volunteer Website Designer (Virtual)

Company: Ashoka

Location: Nigeria

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Cross River, Nigeria

Job Field: ICT


Ashoka is at the forefront of identifying, supporting, and collaborating with leading social entrepreneurs around the world who are solving complex social problems by changing patterns and transforming systems. Over 3000 Ashoka Fellows and Changemakers are demonstrating unrivaled commitment to bold new ideas, in every area of human need, on every continent.


Job Description

W.TEC would like to redesign our current website – – which was redesigned in 2013. This website was built in Wordpress and has enabled multiple members of our team to update different sections from various locations. We like this convenience and flexibility, however we would like to update the look of the site. We toyed with the idea of building the new website ourselves, however as the organisation has grown, so has our workload.

Therefore, we decided that it is most expedient to have a non-employee work on it.



The important features that we need are:

(1) CMS: The website be CMS-based so that it is easy to update

(2) Integrated with our social media channels (Facebook, Blog, Twitter & YouTube profiles)

(3) Sign-up for Newsletter: Option to do so directly on the website

(4) Donate Feature

(5) Photo Gallery

(6) Search feature

(7) Infographics representing data and our programme findings.


Volunteer Logistics: – Estimated hours required per week: 5 hours per week – The estimated duration of the project is: 1-3 months – This position is Virtual.


Desired Skills and Experience:

OUR EXPECTATIONS: We expect that anyone who would like to work on this project: – Can devote some hours each week (5 at a minimum) to working on the website – Is proficient in building websites using a CMS – Is knowledgeable of the latest website standards for accessibility and usability – Can create and edit the graphics needed for the website – Can edit the photos we have for use on the site – Can commit to having the website ready by the end of November 2014.

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