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ActionAid Nigeria Vacancy Announcement: Communication Intern Abuja

Vacancy Announcement: Communication Intern Abuja


Short Term

Closing date

6 April 2020



ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises work with people living in poverty and exclusion; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.

ActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill this position within the organisation:

Communications Intern, – Abuja

The Communications Intern positionis an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience. It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN. The intern is expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.

The Communications Intern will be responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting the execution of the organisation’s communications strategy, social media strategy, managing the organisation’s prioritised social media channels – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. S/he will liaise with the Communications Coordinator in providing support for the different thematic functions at AAN on publications, social media, publicity & press relations to drive the advocacy arm of ActionAid Nigeria.

Person Specifications



  • Relevant NYSC experience and knowledge of the social media platforms and analytics is essential
  • Knowledge of content production; video, graphics design and photography experience is essential
  • Experience working in Digital and Mainstream Media sector is desirable


  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Good computer skills especially in the use of publishing tools
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills

To apply, kindly complete the Internship application form accessed from form should be sent in an MSWord attachment to [email protected]. Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.

Kindly refer to the website – for a detailed job description and Internship application form.

Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g. Communications Intern – Abuja.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 6th April 2020. While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.


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