Deputy General Manager (Communication) – Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

June 6, 2022

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Report to the GM/Head of Division Chairman’s office. 
  • Arrange and manage media activities of the Commission and facilitate adequate media reportage. 
  • Initiate, advice and execute media campaigns for the Commission. 
  • Liaise and facilitate good relationship between Commission and media. 
  • Maintain and update a register/contact addresses of media correspondents, editors and editorial board members. 
  • Draft press releases and statements and ensure the same is widely circulated on the social media, online and offline platforms. 
  • Scan and monitor the media space for news about and advise on possible reaction. 
  • Anchor the Commission’s publications, especially the PowerWatch Magazine or such other media publications. 
  • Prepare factsheets and media kits in collaboration with relevant Units/Divisions. 
  • Facilitate the cordial relationship between the Commission and the media. 
  • Responsible for web content management. 
  • Supervise the preparation and circulation of daily media review. 
  • Perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Commission and Head of Division, Chairman’s office.  

Minimum Qualifications / Skills

  • Social Sciences / Humanities or Media / Communication Studies.
  • Social media freak, team player, ability to deliver under pressure and public speaking. 
  • Minimum years of experience: 22 years in a related field.
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