Oxfam Nigeria New Graduate Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

23 Jul, 2018

Category :

Internships in Nigeria

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern (Public Facing)
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract type: Fixed Term (6 Months)
Job Family: Public Engagement
Reporting to: Digital Campaigns Office

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will play a vital role in supporting the campaign and advocacy work of Oxfam through digital platform, production of communication and advocacy materials and Voices of Food Security (VFS) partners’ coordination.
  • Working closely with the Influencing Team and with guidance from the Digital Campaigns Officer, he/she will support the digital engagements of Oxfam and Oxfam’s programmes, and ensure increased visibility online and offline.
  • The post holder will also assist the Digital Campaigns Officer in planning and delivery of public facing and advocacy events in Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with programme team/carry out field visits to collate impact stories from beneficiaries
  • Maintaining and updating stakeholders’ databases
  • Support the IPE Team in initiating and follow up of advocacy to key stakeholders
  • Support in ensuring that key influencing issues from resilience/livelihood and Right to be Heard programmes are captured, documented and shared with the line manager
  • Support in planning visits, meetings, events and other engagements as required
  • Support with proposal writings, workplan development, strategy development, etc.
  • Support the programme unit with ICT for Development programming and proposals
  • Other duties that may be assigned
  • Working together with Programme/MEL Officers to develop Infographics of key Oxfam programmes outcomes
  • Ensure increased visibility and strengthening of GROW campaign profile as well as Oxfam in Nigeria profile through digital mobilization and engagements
  • Delivering digital media campaign report to the line manager
  • Maintaining and updating of Oxfam and Oxfam’s programmes websites with relevant and up-to-date information
  • Ensure the quality of Oxfam’s brand is maintained on communication materials for external use and in compliance with all branding requirements of Oxfam Global Identity
  • Researching and developing contents for campaign materials, media publications, newsletters, blogs, bulletins and case studies
  • Developing layouts for Oxfam’s publications, newsletters and other advocacy materials

Education, Experience and Competence

  • An active interest in international development and social justice, and in particular an interest and understanding of the issues that Oxfam campaigns on, especially GROW, Inequality and ENOUGH campaigns
  • Experience of or involvement in delivery public facing events, including experience of creating management and logistic plans and post event analysis
  • Some experience or involvement in delivering effective campaigns and/or knowledge of different campaigning approaches
  • Experience in using social media
  • Experience and good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be useful e.g. in communications, information management, social sciences.

Professional Skills:

  • Experience in using publishing and layout software (like Adobe Indesign and MS Publisher) and photo software (like Adobe Photoshop)
  • Good knowledge of website/content management system
  • Able to complete projects to a high standard with minimum supervision
  • Good IT skills especially in Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Good graphics design skills
  • Experience and ability in taking good pictures

Personal attributes:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to take the initiative and work without close supervision
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Interested in learning and developing new skills
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s mission and values
  • Personable and enthusiastic
  • Highly creative
  • A lateral thinker with good analytical skills
  • Organized with an attention to detail

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae as one attachment to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 3rd August, 2018


  • Please send your applications in the required format.
  • All candidates will be shortlisted for assessment and interview.