Media Officer in ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Abuja is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Media Officer


  • Develops and implements communication strategies and plans of action.
  • Develops new communication tools (press releases, stories, publications, campaign)
  • Further develop ICRC network with journalists
  • Environment scanning and analysis of the socio-political developments (in Nigeria and in the region)
  • Participates in ICRC trainings and represent the institution with external stakeholders
  • Participates in the budget elaboration and monitoring
  • Ensures the monitoring of the programs and the reporting


  • University degree in communications, marketing or journalism.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar function.
  • Study or working experience abroad is a strong asset
  • Excellent capacity to analyse the politico-social environment
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, the knowledge of Hausa is an asset
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • At ease with social media and new technologies
  • Availability for travelling in Nigeria and outside the country


Method of Application

Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma) to the Administrator ICRC, Delegation Abuja, No 31 Pope John Paul II Street, Maitama, Abuja

Please clearly indicate “Media Officer” on the envelope.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The last date for receiving the applications is 20.01.2015

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent humanitarian organisation.

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