Social Media and Communications Intern job opening at International Award for Young People Nigeria – Lagos, Lagos State

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International Award for Young People Nigeria

Position: Social Media and Communications

Industry: Company Non-profit / Youth Development

Employment Type: Intern

Placement: Lagos, Lagos State

Job Description

International Award for Young People Nigeria is seeking candidates for a position in Social Media and Communications based in Lagos, Lagos State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

The International Award for Young People Nigeria is dedicated to empowering the youth and preparing them for future personal and professional challenges. Since its inception in 2014, over 53,000 young individuals from diverse backgrounds have participated in the Award program, gaining essential skills such as leadership, collaboration, community service, and resilience.

We are excited to offer an internship opportunity for a Social Media and Communications Intern. This role is ideal for a passionate and dynamic individual committed to youth development and personal growth. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, a proactive attitude, and a comprehensive understanding of social media platforms and their best practices.

As a Social Media and Communications Intern, you will play a crucial role in promoting the organization's mission and engaging with our community online. You will create and manage content across various social media platforms, monitor engagement, and develop strategies to enhance our online presence. This hybrid position combines remote work with on-site activities in Lagos, Nigeria, offering flexibility and diverse experiences.

Job Detail


  • Develop and implement social media strategies to align with organizational goals
  • Create, edit, and publish engaging content on various social media platforms
  • Monitor social media channels for comments, messages, and mentions, and respond appropriately
  • Analyze and report on social media metrics to measure the success of campaigns
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure consistent messaging and branding
  • Stay updated on the latest social media trends and technologies
  • Assist in organizing and promoting events and activities related to the Award program
  • Support other communication and marketing efforts as needed

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Social Media and Communications position at International Award for Young People Nigeria:


  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a strong commitment to youth development
  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinking and attention to detail

Education Requirements

  • OND Holder or current NYSC member
  • Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, or a related field

Experience Requirements

  • Previous experience in social media management or communications (preferred but not required)
  • Experience with social media analytics tools


  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Social media strategy development
  • Content creation and editing
  • Social media monitoring and engagement
  • Analytical skills for reporting and metrics
  • Creativity and attention to detail

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Social Media and Communications at International Award for Young People Nigeria:


NGN 60,000 - 80,000 per-Month.

Job Benefits

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on youth development
  • Flexible hybrid work environment
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Networking opportunities within the non-profit sector

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based incentives
  • Potential for future employment opportunities within the organization

Date posted: June 20, 2024

Posted on: Lagos


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This internship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause while gaining valuable experience in social media and communications. The International Award for Young People Nigeria is committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment where interns can thrive and develop their skills.