Communications and Social media intern


CARE Nigeria

  • Career category:Comms/ Digital/ Media, Advocacy/ Policy
  • Job type:Internship
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian & Development Nexus
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Nigeria, Abuja
Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role

Job Responsibility #1: Content Development and updating on all of CARE’s Social Media Platforms

  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share engaging content daily (e.g., original text, photos, videos, and news)
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g., Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Stay up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and application

Job Responsibility #2: Communication and Advocacy

  • Support communication team with updating factsheets
  • Draft briefs and reviewing of project/program documents
  • Support program teams to organize learning webinars
  • Identify innovative lessons and facilitate linkages to regional and global platforms for country teams to share and learn from best practices

Resource Mobilization

  • Contribute to CARE’s resource mobilization efforts by supporting with the development of marketing and brand communication material. 
  • Development of project briefs and one-pagers to support donor engagement
  • Other Responsibilities as Assigned



  • At least Bachelor’s in relevant discipline (Mass comm, Communication, Marketing and Advertising)
  • Successful track record with managing social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Digital Ad based, Web)
  • Familiarity with web design
  • Establishing brand awareness
  • Strong and consistent communication skills
  • Creativity to Think outside the box
  • Knowledge of social media management tool
  • Understanding of analytics and reporting
  • Demonstrated partnership and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to package communication material for different audiences
  • Ability to deliver creative strategic contents, texts, images, and videos
  • Strong writing skills - copywriting and editing skills suitable for each platform, from knowing how to write a successful tweet to using effective storytelling technique


  • 1-2 years’ experience working with a non-profit organization 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Hausa Language would be an advantage.  
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Team player
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills


  • Approachability                                       
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Drive for Results
  • Comfort around Higher management
  • Business Acumen
  • Negotiating
  • Organizational Agility

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