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WikkiTimes, an independent news outlet, is seeking young, highly motivated and experienced team players for challenging but rewarding careers.

Job Title: Program Officer

As a Program Officer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs that align with our mission and objectives

Responsibilities:

  1. Program Design and Planning:
  • Work with the Program Manager to develop program strategies and plans that align with WikkiTimes’ mission and objectives.
  • Seeking funding and developing program proposals, including logical frameworks, budgets, and work plans.
  • Conduct needs assessments and market research to identify gaps and opportunities for program growth.
  • Design and develop monitoring and evaluation plans to ensure program effectiveness.
  1. Program Implementation:
  • Manage program implementation, including budget management, procurement, and contracting.
  • Coordinate and liaise with program partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.
  • Facilitate capacity-building and training sessions for program beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular program reviews and provide guidance on program implementation issues.
  1. Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation plans to track program progress and outcomes.
  • Design and conduct program evaluations, including baseline surveys and impact assessments.
  • Analyze and report on program data to ensure program effectiveness and learning.
  1. Reporting and Documentation:
  • Prepare program reports, including donor reports, progress reports, and final reports.
  • Ensure timely and accurate documentation of program activities and outcomes.
  • Manage program-related documentation, including contracts, agreements, and MOUs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in program design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with NGOs, Media outfits, donor organisations, and local stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies, including results-based management frameworks.
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Job Title: Finance Officer

As the Finance Officer, you will be responsible for managing our financial operations, including budgeting, financial reporting, and overseeing our financial systems.

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Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the organization’s budget, including forecasting revenue and expenses.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and best practices.
  • Oversee financial reporting and analysis, including financial statements and grant reports.
  • Manage financial transactions, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and invoicing.
  • Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures.
  • Work with the executive team to develop fundraising and revenue-generating strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in finance or accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of financial regulations and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Job Title: Intern

As a newsroom intern, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with research, writing, and editing news articles on a wide range of topics, from breaking news to feature stories
  • Conducting interviews with sources and experts, and gathering information from a variety of sources, including social media, online databases, and government records
  • Fact-checking and verifying information to ensure the accuracy and credibility of the news content
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions and editorial meetings to develop story ideas and angles
  • Contributing to the overall editorial strategy and content development for WikkiTimes
  • Assisting with social media management and digital marketing activities to promote WikkiTimes content and engage with our audience

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in journalism, communications, or a related field
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent research skills, with the ability to identify credible sources and analyze complex information
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficient or passionate in social media platforms and digital tools for content creation and promotion
  • Passion for news and current events, with a strong interest in the media industry and journalism

To apply for either position, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your qualifications and interest in the role to [email protected].

WikkiTimes is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Comment:Comment: I am please applying for the position of newsroom intern.
    Having been a casual staff of BRC Bauchi for over five years, after studying mass communication at the diploma level, I most confess that I can handle the news production process effectively and know how to cop with any contingency.
    I hope my request will considered and accepted. Thank you.
    Ukashatu Aminu Danmadami
    08053608567.

  2. Comment: I am please applying for a position of newsroom intern and I have diploma in mass communication in additional of five years experience working with BRC Bauchi as Reporter, Translator and program producer.

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