Jobs at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development
needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture.
 Social Media Specialist
Location: Lagos
Experience: 2 year(s)
Course of Study: Agriculture
Required Grade:
Title       :               Social Media Specialist
               
Description         :
• Develop and oversee Cassava Weed Management project’s social media accounts (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, website, blog and any others that are adopted)
• Curate or create content to post on social media channels
• Monitor social media conversations and mentions and refer questions and comments to supervisor in a timely and appropriate manner
• Share selective feedback collected on social media with relevant stakeholders • Facilitate collaboration with partners to address social media needs and requests
• Develop an annual social media strategy and execute accordingly
• Track, measure, and deliver results for social media efforts and campaigns
• Prepare monthly social media follower and engagement dashboard
• Leverage data to provide insights and make recommendations to improve engagement and visibility of accounts and content
• Provide best practices, tips and suggestions to optimize social media efforts
• Other duties as assigned.
               
Process Status   :                 Short listing In Progress
               
Job Description                 :
• Develop and oversee Cassava Weed Management project’s social media accounts (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, website, blog and any others that are adopted)
 • Curate or create content to post on social media channels
• Monitor social media conversations and mentions and refer questions and comments to supervisor in a timely and appropriate manner
• Share selective feedback collected on social media with relevant stakeholders • Facilitate collaboration with partners to address social media needs and requests
• Develop an annual social media strategy and execute accordingly
• Track, measure, and deliver results for social media efforts and campaigns
• Prepare monthly social media follower and engagement dashboard
• Leverage data to provide insights and make recommendations to improve engagement and visibility of accounts and content
• Provide best practices, tips and suggestions to optimize social media efforts
• Other duties as assigned.
               
Minimum Qualification & Experience     :             

    Bsc/HND in Agriculture, Journalism, Agric. Extension, Computer Science, Mass Communication, Sociology or closely related field
• A minimum of two years of social media marketing experience
               
Skills & abilities :                
• The ability to work independently with close attention to detail
• Previous graphic design experience strongly preferred but not required
• Excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize work functions
• A positive, team-oriented attitude
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people ? Knowledge of copyright issues as related to scientific publications and electronic publishing. ? Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, in diverse groups of team members and subject matter experts. ? Ability to identify and manage change to improve services and efficiencies ? Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills