Location: Abuja 

Position type: Full time

Job description


The YIAGA Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) is a think-tank established to promote the development of the legislature in Africa through innovative research, capacity development and public engagement. The goal of the Centre is to ensure the legislature is capacitated to discharge its legislative functions in compliance with democratic principles and standards. The Centre provides innovative and cutting-edge interventions to address these gaps in the Legislature.


Key Qualifications/skills


  • Bachelor’s in Mass communication, journalism, public relations, social media or related field

  • Requisite certification in journalism or media and communications

  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in the field of journalism or communications

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Excellent working knowledge of basic IT tools, social media and all relevant applications relating to communications

  • Sound knowledge of local and international media landscape 

  • Self-motivated and innovative

  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines

  • Good interpersonal skills 

  • Good analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent internet research skills 


How to apply


Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with the contact of referees as attached PDF documents to [email protected] on or before, 15TH August 2019. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of the position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


“YIAGA is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, sex, tribe, religion, etc. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply

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