Cultural Affairs Assistant at the U.S Mission to Nigeria (U.S. Embassy) – Apply Now!

Cultural Affairs Assistant at the U.S Mission to Nigeria (U.S. Embassy)

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The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

Job title: Cultural Affairs Assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Abuja, Nigeria.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • You will work under the supervision of the Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), the incumbent serves as Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abuja’s Program Control LES and liaison with U.S. Government-Nigeria Alumni Associations, especially in northern Nigerian (regions covered by PAS Abuja).
  • The cultural Affairs Assistant is also the principal point of contact and coordinator for post programming connected with certain ECA-related initiatives.
  • Plans and leads PAS Abuja special outreach programs targeting youth, women, interfaith leaders, and conflict resolution activities.
  • Incumbent will serve as both an advisor and counsellor to Nigeria exchange grantees and public affair/diplomacy staff members in all matters related to alumni outreach programs, alumni grant possibilities and proposals, target of opportunity projects and exchanges.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in progressively responsible people-to-people program outreach and program/project administration; work and involvement in cultural activities, public affairs, or teaching is required.
  • Working knowledge of Nigeria political, economic, social, and educational structure; institutions, political parties, and history is required.
  • University degree
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document.
  • Fluent in speaking/reading/writing of English is required. Good working knowledge in speaking Hausa Language is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public – orally and in writing, electronically and/or through social and traditional media.
  • Ability to draft cables, memo, evaluate reports and correspondence is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and the ability to manage information on proprietary software and databases is required.

Salary

NGN 8,664,538 (USD 42,570) / Annually

Application Closing Date

12th July, 2021

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