Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation Senior Communication Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation Senior Communication Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a local NGO with its head office in Abuja FCT. WEWE is soliciting for a qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Internal Audit and Compliance in a USAID funded project called ‘Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) Project for Akwa Ibom and Rivers States.

The Senior Communications Officer will work closely with the Communications Officer to ensure relevant and current information is circulated to all teams and stakeholders through effective, innovative and creative communication processes.


  • Identifying and effectively communicating project success by developing success stories, case studies, short documentaries
  • Update and maintain WEWE’s website, social media platforms and blogs
  • Engage with mainstream media (Electronic and Print) to increase WEWE’s visibility and promote project impact
  • Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copying, designing, line editing and substantive editing)
  • Desktop design and layout of technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements
  • Coordinate Outreach and events with experience in developing press release, media coverage, press fact sheets, developing scene setters, liaise with US Embassy public affairs units and manage print, radio and TV media relation journalists and website information management
  • Organize external senior management meetings, coordinate and manage protocol for high delegation meetings and manage press for public interviews for WEWE LOPIN management
  • Coordinate staff meetings, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.


  • A Postgraduate or equivalent professional certification and a University degree with a First or Second Class Upper Division (2.1) in English, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Journalism, or any Social Science related fields.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in a reputable Organization in a similar role
  • Extremely strong computer skills, with knowledge of relevant publishing softwares such as but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Ms. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Desktop Publishing (Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, PDF, illustrator, InDesign - CorelDraw
  • Experience in Media Production (including audio and video documentary - Adobe Media Suite), Social Media Campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn), Website Design and
  • Content Management (Joomla, Word Press, Professional Photography with ability to use graphics)
  • Extremely strong in
    written and oral
  • English language with research writing skills
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on creative approaches, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.
  • Experienced on USAID projects in the role of a Senior Communications Officer position or similar capacity will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive CV and Cover Letter in ONLY one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: lopin2communications@weweng.org Please indicate the title of the post applied for in the subject line of the email. Application Closing Date 28th February, 2019


  • Applicants should provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on their CV as well as three professional referees. Candidates must provide functional email addresses and telephone numbers of referees.
  • WEWE’s recruitment process for this position will be on a rolling basis, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications will be reviewed in batches on a first come first served basis. WEWE reserves the right to conclude this recruitment process when a suitable candidate is selected.
  • “WEWE is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on tribe, state of origin, religion, age, sex, race or physical disability. WEWE does not require that this information is included in your application and it will not be used as selection criteria”.

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