African Development Bank Group Media Relations and Communication Officer (Francophone), PCER1 Jobs in Nigeria
African Development Bank Group Media Relations and Communication Officer (Francophone), PCER1 Jobs in NigeriaThe Position Under the general guidance and supervision of the Division Manager, Communication and External Relations - PCER.1, the incumbent will liaise with media houses and be responsible for disseminating information to the press to raise awareness around the Bank’s mission, policies, projects and achievements in a positive, consistent and credible manner.
He will also support the editorial team in writing media advisories, press releases and media briefing kits and other collaterals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Division Manager, Communication and External Relations - PCER.1, the Francophone Media Relations and Communication Officer has the following responsibilities:
Respond to and follow through on requests for information from the media, determining appropriate, accurate responses and appropriate contacts for response.
Pitch and solicit press interest in a range of Bank projects, products and issues through interview opportunities with the Bank’s President, Vice Presidents, Directors and Regional Directors, etc.
Write media advisories.
Prepare daily press digest for the Bank’s internal audiences.
Disseminate press releases and external communication of information through various media that are designed to keep the public informed of the Bank’s accomplishments or points of view.
Selects top-tier media outlets for dissemination of thematic op-eds by the Bank’s senior management.
Cultivate and maintain knowledge of and relationships with key news media at local, pan-African and international levels.
Develop, update and maintain media contact lists/ database.
Prepare media monitoring reports on mentions of the Bank in international, pan-African and French-speaking media.
Organize general media engagement activities and large media events with up to 200 journalists:
Training sessions for journalists
Project site visits
Media breakfasts, stakeholder events, statutory and press conferences, etc.
Coordinate all logistics for press events:
Manage Bank media center during Bank statutory events (Annual Meetings, Africa Investment Forum, Africa Economic Conference):
Responding to media requests
Alerting journalists about key events to cover (press conferences, media briefings)
Ensuring logistics for journalists between conference venue and hotels
Distributing media advisories and interview schedules
Facilitating interview opportunities
Support the editorial team in writing media advisories, press releases and media briefing kits and other collaterals.
Keep up-to-date with all issues that affect the Bank.
Ensure PCER’s subscription to key newspapers and magazines and to other communication-related services is maintained: following up on contract renewals, payment of invoices.
Other communications and external relations duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Hold a Master's Degree in Communication, Journalism or related areas.
Have a minimum four (4) years of experience in media relations (preferably in multilateral development banks).
Journalistic background with strong written and verbal communication skills, able to deliver clear, concise information tailored to specific and varied audiences.
Proven experience in event planning or event coordination in a corporate environment.
Good overall knowledge of communication and media platforms.
Excellent command of French (written and spoken). Working knowledge of English would be an added advantage.
Excellent organizational, negotiation, and multitasking skills.
Able to quickly blend into and maintain a smooth working relationship with a multilingual team.
Be able to work efficiently under stress.
Detail-oriented and organized, ensuring quality and consistent output.
Ability to effectively solve problems, think creatively, make decisions and act, exercising independent judgment.
Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude and work with a team or independently with little guidance in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to work on tight deadlines and under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects independently.
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint.)
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; African Development Bank Group Media Relations and Communication Officer (Francophone), PCER1 Jobs in Nigeria
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