Social Media Community Manager (Maternity Cover) at Sightsavers Nigeria

Sightsavers Nigeria

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Media Community Manager (Maternity Cover)

Location: Abuja / Kaduna
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 9 month fixed term contract (possibility of extension) 
Hours: Full time, flexible hours will be considered. 

About the role  

  • We are looking for a Social Media Community Manager to grow and manage a global community of online supporters and to develop and deliver social media strategy to promote Sightsavers’ work.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a social media professional who has experience of using paid and organic social media to grow audiences and deliver engaging social media campaigns for a professional brand or organisation.
  • You’ll be passionate about using social media to make the world a more inclusive place and may be looking for the opportunity to develop your creative and strategic social media skills. 

Key Duties
Community Management:

  • Developing and leading on the delivery of Sightsavers’ Global Social Media Approach on assigned channels 
  • Protecting and enhancing Sightsavers’ reputation globally, responding quickly and effectively to potential reputational risks 
  • Ensuring channel output is on-brand with a strong emphasis on accessibility and inclusion.

Content production and social media strategy:

  • Managing the production of social media posts  
  • Use audience insights to offer evidence-based solutions to communications problems and proactively contributing to communications campaign planning 
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating social media strategy to communicate one of Sightsavers’ thematic areas of work (eye health, neglected tropical diseases and disability inclusion) 
  • Identifying opportunities to engage new supporters online 

Jobholder Requirements

  • Proven track record of creative development and delivery of social media project or campaign management experience within a professional organisation  
  • Excellent storytelling ability  
  • Project management and content production skills, including photo and video editing tools (such as Adobe Photoshop/Premiere Pro or similar) 
  • Experience in using international social media to grow, steward and convert an engaged supporter or customer base 
  • Knowledge of national and international social media 
  • Experience working with stakeholders to deliver strategic, audience-led social media communications 
  • Ability to use learnings from social media monitoring and analysis to continually optimise social media content 
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. 


  • Fundamentals of fundraising and campaigning within the INGO/wider charity sector 
  • Experience setting an agile social media strategy.

Local terms and conditions apply.

Application Closing Date
26th June, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Next Steps 

  • We anticipate that remote interviews will take place mid-April and the evaluation process will include a demonstration of your previous relevant work and an oral interview.
  • To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.
  • As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply. 
  • Sightsavers is an employer that does not tolerate any form of harassment and has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. All potential candidates will be subjected to rigorous background checks and controls.