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AFRO-NETS> Job opportunity: Project Manager, Local Voices Programme

  • Subject: AFRO-NETS> Job opportunity: Project Manager, Local Voices Programme
  • From: Omololu Falobi <omololuf@micro.com.ng>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 17:43:38 -0400 (EDT)

Job opportunity: Project Manager, Local Voices Programme

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Internews Network and Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria are
currently accepting applications for the Project Manager position of
the Local Voices programme.

Local Voices is a project designed to involve all levels of the
broadcast media community in HIV/AIDS training, including radio sta-
tion owners, managers, and journalists, as well as talk show hosts
and disc jockeys. Through training seminars, on-site visits by a
journalism trainer, media competitions, travel grants, and a media
resource center, Internews and JAAIDS will support the Nigerian media
in the struggle against HIV/AIDS. The Project Manager will supervise
the Media Resource Center, based in Abuja, as well as a small staff.

* Responsibility for managing a resource center and production studio
to be established in Abuja
* Managing three-person staff, and ensuring proper function of center
* Promote media center to local journalists, and maintain records of
center usage
* Maintain collaborative relationships with other AIDS-related pro-
jects, and actively pursue strong working relationships with local
radio stations
* Work closely with local partner staff, and assist Resident Advisor
in the timely completion of project objectives

* University degree in journalism or related discipline
* Minimum of five years media experience (preferably, but not compul-
sorily, in a broadcast environment)
* Experience working with local media and donor communities
* At least three years experience with HIV/AIDS related projects or
* Previous management experience, including basic financial manage-
* Knowledge of Windows based programs and extensive experience with
Internet research and email
* Strong communications and interpersonal skills

The position is open to applicants of either gender, including people
living with HIV. Interested candidates may submit an application in
own handwriting and a résumé including contact telephone numbers be-
fore November 5 2002 to:

The Recruitment Team
Media Resource Centre on HIV/AIDS
1st Floor, 42 Ijaye Road, Ogba, Lagos

Applications may also be sent by email to:

Omololu Falobi

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