Communications Officers at Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF)

Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF) is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Communications Officer

Job Location: Abuja

Educational Qualification: A University degree in any of the following related field: Mass Communication, Journalism, Computer sciences, Social Sciences, etc, and a master’s degree in communication arts will be an added advantage.


Years of Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in similar position on projects focusing on Cancer and Cancer Care is desirable.

Other Requirements: Compulsory Skill Requirement:

  • Applicant MUST possess working skills in either Graphic Design or Web Development/Management. Please if you do not posses any of the two, DO NOT APPLY!!!
  • Publishing skills and website management strongly required.

Job Specification(s): Specific Responsibilities
The position requires a graduate with experience working in the development sector related to the role. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to developing an advocacy and communication strategy by coordinating appropriate audience research (new and traditional media) and compiling and analyzing relevant data.
  • Produce advocacy and communication materials (e.g. Graphics, Web Pages, Briefing Notes, Images, Video, etc.) that meet MCF and global standards.
  • Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human-interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media, as appropriate.
  • Establish or maintain an up-to-date documentation centre/repository for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources, etc.
  • Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media channels and materials.
  • Maintain and update an online media relations contact list/database. Ensure rapid and accurate information dissemination to the media.

Apply Before: 16th August, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: STRICTLY in the following format:

  • Email subject to read only: MCF/COMMS/0916. Very Important!!!
  • Content of the mail should be CV as an attachment.


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