WACSOF is looking for a dynamic Communication Officer that will ensure clear communication of our organisation’s message across all channels (internal, media, digital, etc.). The communications officer will update and implement WACSOF communication strategy, drafting and editing materials and communications copy, as well as collecting data and maintaining databases. The successful candidate should have an intimate understanding of how media, public relations and digital ad campaigns and website design work, social media ad design best practices.  We work in a fast-paced environment, so the ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running as soon as he/she starts. 


  1. Work simultaneously on multiple digital design projects and deliver on time
  2. Supervise appropriate designs that reflect the organisation branding for marketing, websites and other media, including, banners, flyers, brochure, newsletter, etc.
  3. Manages WACSOF branding (protection and promotion of brand)
  4. Prepare articles, press releases, annual report, press kit and any literature.
  5. Manages social media. Develops and publish newsletters.
  6. Manages website. Optimizes website content for internet search engines.
  7. Cultivate collaborative working relationships with the press (national, regional)
  8. Maximizes opportunities for WACSOF to be featured in various types of media (TV, Online, print, radio). Detect public relations opportunities
  9. Plan and oversee press events.
  10. Develop relationships with WACSOF members, national platform coordinators, partners, press, to ensure the organization’s reputation is promoted
  11. Creates and launches targeted marketing campaigns. Drives message and announcement development and pitch strategies.
  12. Develop and manage Database of contacts. Manage the resource centre.
  13. Assist with fund raising and proposal development.
  14. Delivers written and verbal communications by designated deadlines.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, Journalism or a related discipline, with 3-5 years’ experience; or equivalent experience
  2. Experience working in a communications office or a media outlet in print, radio, TV
  3. Strong experience is Social media management
  4. A PLUS: knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, MS Office, and Acrobat


  1. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills with excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office). Knowledge of Photoshop and web
  2. Strong public speaking skills and Knowledge of WACSOF (mission, services)
  3. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must have exceptional networking skills.
  4. Must have good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  5. Must be able to establish firm and reliable contacts in various media outlets.
  6. Result and deadline oriented. Ability to prioritize, and work on multiple projects.
  7. Creativity, Ability to think differently and bring new ideas and forms of storytelling
  8. Active listener who can take direction and integrate feedback from team members.
  9. Team player with a strong bias for action and willingness to get things done
  10. Punctuality, Highly organized, continuous improvement. work under pressure
  11. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  12. Bilingual, fluency in written and spoken English and French is a Plus


  1. Please send your resume and letter of motivation to hr@Wacsof-foscao.org
  2. Only selected candidates will be contacted Work location is Abuja, Nigeria
  3. The remuneration for this position will be based on the candidate’s experience.
  4. WACSOF is an equal opportunity employer

WACSOF web site: www.wacsof-foscao.org