Social Action (Social Development Integrated Centre) is a leading Nigerian human rights and development advocacy organization working with communities to promote change in the management of public revenues, energy and mining, trade and investments. Social Action seeks a staff writer for immediate employment. The staff writer will work as part of a communications team.
The staff writer will be based primarily in our Abuja office and will be prepared to work occasionally in Port Harcourt and other locations in Nigeria. S/he will be responsible for conducting research on issues of interest to Social Action, writing major reports, briefing papers, press releases, develop content for our websites and social media tools, and provide editorial support for all programmes of the organization.
Our ideal candidate should possess a minimum of bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and have knowledge of a broad range of social issues. The candidate should be passionate about social transformation in Nigeria and globally and demonstrate excellence in writing and editing (in English). Working experience in journalism or the NGO sector would be an advantage.
Social Action will provide facilities for training and career advancement and pay remuneration commensurate with experience (as) informed by available funding.
Interested candidates should send application, including a letter of motivation, résumé and sample of writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Start Date: As soon as possible
Deadline for application: 7 June 2013.
For: Social Action.