Thursday, 18 July 2019

Recent Vacancies at the Civic Innovation Lab

The Civic Innovation Lab is a community of interdisciplinary creative minds leveraging technology. We are focused on harnessing Creativity, Innovation, and Technology to solve our most pressing social and environmental issues. Launched in 2017; we provide a collaborative environment for entrepreneurs creating positive social and environmental impact in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Digital Communications Manager

Location: Lagos
  • We seek an experienced digital communications manager to take charge of promoting our products and goals to the public, either as part of a specific campaign or on a holistic level by using the latest digital marketing strategies, they can foster brand awareness and loyalty across a wide-reaching audience.
  • Their goal is to manage and grow the company’s presence on social media and other digital outlets.
Job Description
  • Implement and develop a digital engagement strategy, including search engine optimization across all our on-line content.
  • Generate awareness and drive traffic to digital activities through online marketing and communications.
  • Continually improve websites to provide trusted, interesting, informative and personalized online content which is up to date, and work with internal contributors to make sure their content reflects this.
  • Evaluate and communicate statistics and results on our digital offer.
  • Responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of the website and other digital platforms.
  • Keep abreast of development in the digital arena, identify new digital opportunities.
  • Writing for the web.
  • Use of web and social media analytics to drive improvement.
  • Developing, evaluating and improving electronic newsletters.
  • Create content using video, imagery, animation, graphics and text.
  • Successful implementation of a social media strategy including planning based on objectives and audience insight, execution and evaluation.
The Person
The ideal candidate should have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in a Marketing related field.
  • Proven successful communications and editorial experience, able to execute content-driven social media strategies achieving high visibility on complex subject matters for academic, corporate, or non-profit entities.
  • Proven professional experience using social media platforms (including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Pinterest) to engage online audiences and communicate organizational priorities.
  • Knowledge of internal marketing processes and utilities.
  • Proven flexibility in writing styles, both in creative and tactical materials.
  • Analytical thinking, research, and editing skills
  • Team player with strong relationship-building skills, nimble and tactical under pressure
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel
Skills / Competencies:
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, and visual)
  • interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strategic marketing knowledge,
  • Innovation and creativity,
  • Knowledge of social media and SEO, data analysis, graphic design and related software skills,
  • Ability to multitask and work with different teams and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to understand learning needs.

Job Title: Community Manager
  • We seek a highly organised and charismatic individual for the role of a community Manager for our hub to oversee all aspects of the workspace operations including a programme of ongoing events.
  • A tech-savvy professional, experienced in social media, PR and promotional events would be a perfect fit.
  • Create innovative & exciting methods for public awareness & engagement to increase usage
Job Description
  • Implement social media & communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies.
  • Maintain an up to date register of community members and ensuring that notices are sent for renewals of office spaces promptly.
  • Writing blog posts, articles, newsletters, communications materials, and material for social media channels
  • Keep records of events ensuring that schedules do not clash and events are set up timely.
  • Launch community initiatives (e.g. maintain an online forum, create an events series & write email newsletters).
  • Provide engaging text, image & video content for social media accounts.
  • Maintain the content calendar and ensure it is regular, relevant & up to date.
  • Monitor & report on feedback & online reviews.
  • Liaise with management to relay customer feedback insights gained from conversations within the community.
  • Build relationships with customers, potential customers and industry professionals.
  • Stay up to date with digital technology trends.
  • Moderate online and offline conversations with our community and drive the awareness of the Hub projects through creative, clear and compelling web and social media communications.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by senior management
The Person
The ideal candidate should have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or related field.
  • Significant work experience as a Community Manager or other relevant role
  • Past evidence of successfully launching community initiatives (e.g. promoting products online via forums, beginning an ambassador program, producing an event series, writing newsletters etc.)
  • Aptitude for tracking relevant community metrics (e.g. repeat visits or inquiries)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of social media uses for management of brands
  • Knack for seeing and staying ahead of trends
  • Analytical skills to interpret traffic and online engagement metrics
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask
Skills / Competencies:
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Presentation Skills:
  • Extremely well organized
  • Ability to enable the community
  • Managing partners charged with executing creative content and new ideas
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and respect for differences in individual perspectives, personality, work styles, and values
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • Ability to understand learning needs.

Job Title: Content Producer
  • We seek a full-time Content Producer to help with storytelling / writing, communications strategy and digital marketing.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly creative, with an established background and successful track record in all aspects of content production and promotion, including ideation, audience definition, messaging, research, writing, production, editing, proofreading, design, and dissemination.
  • Create content
  • Support the creation of media plans and strategies
  • Contribute to the editorial output of the studio
  • Work with the studio teams to capture still and moving content for  client projects and archive purposes
Job Description
  • Work with the content team to set-up a strategic programme of video content in order to increase subscriber numbers.
  • Develop strategic digital content for current client briefs and future client pitches.
  • Manage all production and project administration e.g. budget creation, timelines, casting briefs.
  • Track and monitor production costs and reconcile projects upon completion.
  • Responsible for the safe keeping of digital equipment at the studio and offsite.
  • Assist with sourcing external production companies to collaborate with including directors, photographers, sound artists, actors and editors.
  • Video editing of all content, writing scripts and responsible for social media visibility.
  • Provide production support for live events when required.
  • Grow and increase the effectiveness of the brand through content production and marketing.
  • Closely collaborate with management and project managers to develop and promote timely, issue-specific, story-driven content.
  • Produce text for corporate branding and promotional collateral.
  • Manage the company’s content calendar, production process, and project management software.
  • Implement updates on our website, intranet, social media, email marketing, and other platforms.
  • Track effectiveness of content and campaigns.
  • Produce and edit short form videos and content for all social platforms.
  • Aid in conceptualizing new one-off social videos.
  • Liaise with videographer to ensure footage is collected properly for our specific platforms.
  • Demonstrates project management expertise and apply this to the development, execution and improvements of project action plans.
  • Supports and aligns all efforts to meet the company’s goals and creative objectives
  • Other duties as assigned.
The Person
The ideal candidate should have:
  • At least 5+ years of professional writing and editing experience, preferably with an international nonprofit.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a similar field.
  • A certificate from a renowned Film School.
  • Done communications for development projects.
  • Proven familiarity with multiple production media including, video, photography and post-production (Graphics, Animation, Visual Effects)
  • Understanding of the latest cutting-edge technology
  • Ability to develop and execute complex production solutions
  • Demonstrated budget and scheduling management skills
  • Proven experience and a strong understanding of content development across various media platforms
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the creative process.
Skills / Competencies:
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Extremely well organized
  • Ability to lead jobs with high profile production shoots with various budgets
  • Managing partners charged with executing creative content and new ideas
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and respect for differences in individual perspectives, personality, work styles, and values
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • Ability to understand learning needs.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 25th July, 2019.

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