International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) – an international non-profit agricultural research is recruiting Events and Partnership Assistant at Ibadan, Oyo State.
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Support the development and maintenance of good working relationship with the media (Radio and Television);
Facilitate and support communication among partners, extension agents in targets and spill over states;
Facilitate and organize training for key players along vitamin A Cassava Value Chain;
Conceive, plan and produce events such as field days exhibition, workshop, seminars, product launches etc. to meet HarvestPlus set objectives;
Liaise with partners/institution to ensure HarvestPlus brand and standards are respected in all events;
Ensure HarvestPlus is represented in relevant events as a means of promoting, showcasing and sharing innovation along vitamin A Cassava Value Chain;
Identify and follow-up partnership, group, institutions and companies needed to scale out HarvestPlus activities;
Provide support to the country manager on advocacy issues;
Collect, collate and provide relevant data on activities engage in;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualification & Experience
OND in Mass Communication or related field with minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related field.
Skills and competences
Be able to follow instruction and work independently where necessary.
Possess good organizational skills and demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
Be available to work outside office station and hours where necessary.
Display high energy level.
Agree to intensive travel.
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions
in a pleasant campus environment.