Become a ONE Champion in Nigeria

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Become a ONE Champion in Nigeria

31st January 2017 Opportunities Personal Development 0

Deadline: February 7, 2017.

In 2017, ONE will roll out the ONE Champions Program. This is a voluntary program where ONE will recruit, train, and support 50 young leaders who will Champion causes ONE supports at the grassroots, state and federal level in Nigeria. ONE advocates and campaigns on education, gender, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty. In 2016, 20 Champions were recruited and trained and have been instrumental in driving ONE’s health campaign in Nigeria. These champions will work closely with the ONE Nigeria Country program, led by the Country Director  and will work with the direction and support of the ONE Campaigns team to come up with innovative and exciting ways to engage policymakers to secure policy changes and public investments to address poverty in Nigeria.

This is a fantastic opportunity to impact your community, country and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven ONE members in an incredible, supportive environment. Champions will receive training on how to campaign, lobby decision-makers and talk to the media. You will have the opportunity to attend ONE events and put your skills into practice in meetings with high-level decision makers.

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL

  • Support the ONE  Africa Team to deliver successful campaigns in Nigeria
  • Help to plan and deliver campaigns actionsstunts, awareness and member-recruitment activities
  • Helping ONE  and partners identify strategic personalities to lobby decision makers in target  constituencies
  • Keep ONE informed on key developments in Nigeria as well as support in developing content
  • Support ONE to identify strategic dates, activities which would increase the impact of campaigns
  • Support ONE events, social media activities and other fun actions which ONE will undertake
  • Assist in the mobilization of members in Nigeria
  •  Support other ONE members globally

 WHAT IS REQUIRED OF YOU

  • Passion for creating change
  • Proven commitment to efforts to  end poverty
  • Interest in engaging policymakers on issues of relevance
  • Willingness to dedicate some time to  raise awareness and mobilise different people to support ONE’s initiatives

BENEFITS

A fantastic opportunity and network  to make a huge impact in  your  community and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven organisation in an incredible, supportive environment.

  • Trainings on campaigns and advocacy
  • Gain experience in this field of work
  • Receive a ONE certificate of appreciation
  • Exposure  and Represent ONE at conferences

INTERESTED? 

Please submit an application, CV and cover letter illustrating why you would be ideal for this program and some of the activities you have conducted in line with ending poverty to africa@one.org. Use the subject line ONE Champions 2017. The deadline for applications is 7 February 2017.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however we are only able to contact those who have been shortlisted.

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