Job Opportunities at The African Economic Congress, Abuja

African Economic Congress is an international organization that focuses on the development of Africa by engaging stakeholders at different levels to necesitate change in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Reporter

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a passionate and energetic Reporter to join our media team! As a Reporter at our company, you will be responsible for delivering fresh and interesting news to our audience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep up with all the local and global happening
  • Cover a wide variety of stories
  • Conduct and schedule interviews
  • Track influencers’ wotk
  • Plan, edit, and write stories and atricles to be broadcasted
  • Verify information provided by interviewees
  • Finalize news content
  • Keep up with deadlines as timeliness is extremely important
  • Follow news events and other media sources to stay informed

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Degree in Journalism or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Reporter or similar role
  • Reporter with graphics and video editing skills
  • Passion about writing and creating interesting stories
  • A portfolio of published articles
  • Strong knowledge of media processes
  • Excellent communication and research skills
  • Charismatic and magnetic personality
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Salary
N50,000 – N70,000 / Month.

 

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Manager / Operations Personnel

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • We are looking for a dynamic and smart Business Development Manager / Operations Personnel to contribute to the growth of our organization through the generation of leads and execution of organizational goals.

Responsibilities

  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
  • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
  • Developing quotes and proposals for clients.
  • Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.
  • Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills.
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Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field.
  • Experience in sales, marketing or related field.
  • Strong communication skills and IT fluency.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.

Salary
N50,000 – N70,000 / Month

 

 

 

Job Title: Research Writer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • We are seeking a creative, thorough, and detail-oriented writer who is committed to consistently providing quality work for our organization’s needs. In this role, you will script all necessary content for our growing company and help brainstorm new content ideas.
  • Must be able to self-edit work, change written tone with ease, complete projects on time, and write effectively for multiple formats.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend creative brief or consult with clients to determine their needs and objectives
  • Create compelling, innovative, entertaining, and educational written content
  • Consistently deliver compelling work that enhances our company message
  • Write for a multitude of formats and across different mobile and print platforms
  • Work to outlined expectations and requirements established in project brief
  • Write in accordance with specified format, tone, and brand voice
  • Outline and organize larger projects and present your plan to upper management
  • Provide effective copy for advertising and marketing outlets
  • Self-edit work for spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors before initial submission
  • Revise work based on feedback and line notes received from editor
  • Submit updates and queries to creative director or senior editor
  • Research intended topic thoroughly to gain vital background information
  • Conduct interviews with relevant persons to further gain knowledge on a given topic
  • Confirm accuracy of work according to factual evidence
  • Cite all material used for research and/or direct quotations
  • Always utilize trustworthy and valid sources
  • Ensure all written work is authentic and original
  • Assist in distribution of completed work
  • Always meet established deadlines
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Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or related field preferred
  • An extensive and impressive portfolio
  • 1-2 years professional writing experience
  • A genuine interest in sharing our stories
  • Strong grasp of proper sentence structure
  • Grammatical guru
  • Ability to write in a variety of tones
  • Consistently produces engaging work
  • Creative and dedicated
  • Organized
  • Detail-oriented
  • Works well independently
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent communicator
  • Deadline-driven

 

 

 

Job Title: Graphic Designer / Editor

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • We are looking for a Graphic Designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media.

Responsibilities

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Schedule projects and define budget constraints
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • Use the appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic
  • Work with copywriters and creative director to produce final design
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

Requirements

  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus
  • Must have 2-10 years work experience
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines

 

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and work portfolio to: internship@aecongress.org with the job position eg: “Reporter” as email subject.

Note: All candidates should be resident in Abuja and can be available when called upon for an interview

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Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
    They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
    All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
    • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
    • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
    • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

 

Application Deadline  30th December, 2020

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