Recruitment at Youngstars Foundation

Youngstars Foundation is one of Africa’s unique, life-changing youth organization operating in Abuja, Nigeria. From a weekly youth club in a local barber shop in 1995, Youngstars Foundation is growing to emerge as one of the lead youth non-profit that is building young people and strengthening youth organizations involved in development programs in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Social Media Intern
Location: 
Abuja
Job Purpose

  • Is responsible for assigned social media and communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, managing organisation’sprioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn
  • The intern will work directly with the Communication’s Head and closely with team leaders, project leads, partner organisations and our target communities.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Mass Communication or any other qualification relating to Social Media.
  • At least 2 years’ experience with proof of achievement as Social Media Manager
  • Must be between 21 and 35 years of age.

Job Requirements

  • Create, schedule, and analyze all the social media updates that are sent to our social media profiles.
  • Create paid marketing campaigns on social to increase our reach and traffic through current and improved social media strategy.
  • Embody our programme, campaign, event and projects in every tweet, update, and conversation on social media.
  • Be data-informed about what’s working on social media and what’s not
  • Experiment with new growth strategies and ideas
  • Help us explore new social media networks, apps, and tools
  • Work together with the content team to share insight and strategize

 

 

 

Job Title: Account Intern
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Director of Accounts, the Account Assistant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the foundation and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
  • Assist in accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the Director of Accounts to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, fiscal year budgets including financial status of sub-projects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the Director of Accounts and other supervisory staff in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of the foundation.
  • Review the work of sub-grantees for accuracy and proper report content.
  • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

Requirements

  • B.S/B.A/HND in Accounting, Banking, and Finance or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related position.
  • Familiarity with non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

Basic DNA:

  • Highly creative, innovative and can generate ideas.
  • Passionate about development and young people.
  • Self motivated and meets deadlines.
  • Enjoys team spirit and collaboration.
  • Tolerant and respectful of other tribes, religion and nationality.
  • Open to learning.
  • Zero tolerance for norm and routine.

 

 

Job Title: Web Master Intern 
Location: 
Abuja 
Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science or any other qualification in Computing
  • At least 2 years’ experience with proof of achievement as Webmaster
  • Must be between 21 and 35 years of age.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicant must have experience in WordPress Content Management System (CMS) Development, HTML5, CSS, and PHP, JavaScript and intermediate ¬to ¬advanced skill level in at least one OO programming language.
  • Applicant will need to be competent in graphic design using Photoshop, Fireworks and Corel Draw with a constant desire to push boundaries.
  • Applicant will also be required to demonstrate outstanding organizational abilities coupled with a confident approach to communicating at varied levels.
  • Applicant will need to be an enthusiastic worker passionate about growing skills and driving new ideas and initiatives forward.

Skills Set:

  • WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, Photoshop, Fireworks, Corel Draw and at least one OO programming language.
  • Applicant with knowledge of Illustration have added advantage.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, CV and recent passport photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org

 

Application Deadline: 29th March, 2019.