Job Specification : Communications Manager

Contract: Permanent (with-6 months probationary period)

Reports to: Chief Executive

Holidays: 23 days per annum + statutory public holidays

Job summary

To raise the geographical profile of EMERGING TREES in Northern Nigeria. To communicate our objectives, programmes and services to prospects, the Information Communication Technology community, the media and the wider public.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a programme of communications to prospects, the Information Communication Technology community, the media
  • Plan and implement marketing strategies for all EMTREES programmes
  • Work with design agencies, web developers and other external contactors to produce high quality corporate and marketing materials
  • Research, write and distribute news releases as required, often at short notice and under pressure
  • Deal with media enquiries and interview requests. Ensure that good relationships with both mainstream and social media are developed and maintained
  • Assist in the production of presentations and speeches for board members
  • Ensure website contents is up to date and consistent
  • Develop a consistent corporate identity and ensure its application by all our other entities
  • Carry out specific duties and projects as directed from time to time

Employee Specification


  • Degree (any discipline)
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a communications role
  • Excellent copy writing skills with strong attention to detail, keen sense of audience and ability to tailor writing to its particular purpose
  • Demonstrable track record of producing high quality corporate publications and marketing materials
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Sound IT skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Corel Draw
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally


  • Recognized post-graduate qualification in public relations/journalism/ marketing communications
  • Knowledge of global ICT industry and production of new materials in particular
  • Understanding of the concerns surrounding social media
  • Ability to speak a Local and foreign language


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