Social Media Intern at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) – 2 Openings

The Centre for Democracy and Development was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1999. The organization aims to promote the values of democracy, peace and human rights in Africa, particularly in the West African sub-region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Media Intern

Location: Abuja
Slots: 2

Job Description

  • The Centre requires two Social Media Interns to support its rapidly expanding engagement of the social media space.
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to website redesign projects, monitoring and posting on blogs and social networks, engaging in online forums, participating in online outreach and promotion, optimizing website and conducting keyword analysis.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work with the Communication Lead to create and implement campaigns across programme portfolio
  • Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis for the organization’s products / materials
  • Monitor analytics to identify viable ideas
  • Create engaging blog and social media content
  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Assist in design advocacy strategies and plans; facilitate stakeholders engagements
  • Support Communications Team to proactively engage in outreach using relevant technology and innovative tools.

Educational Qualification & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field
  • 1+ years experience in social media management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop.

Application Closing Date
28th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, Resume or CV (in one file) by email to: [email protected] The Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for. For example, Subject: Ayobami Fatimah Chukwuemeka, Factchecker.


  • Only applications submitted via e-mail will be evaluated
  • Scanned applications will be disregarded
  • Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
  • CDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply
  • Female candidates are also encouraged to apply for this job.