Media Assistant (NYSC) at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria

Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behavior – from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases – by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Media Assistant (NYSC)

Locations: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time


  • The Media Assistant (NYSC) would assist across all the deliverables of the team.
  • Social Marketing: The incumbent would participate in identifying rated stations in BA-N states, procurement activities to get the stations on board, liaising with monitors and monitoring firm to get reports, collating monthly invoices, and ensuring payments are processed for all the media stations and monitors in a timely manner.
  • Content Creation: The incumbent would support the production process from start to finish- script writing, actor sourcing, auditioning, translation, studio booking, contract, payments, etc.

Specific Duties 1 – Social Marketing

  • Follow-up with the media houses for their monthly invoices by sending reminders
  • Support correction of errors on the received invoices
  • Support collation of reports, invoices, COTs for review
  • Assist in monthly deployment of materials and schedules
  • Ensure payments to the stations and monitors are made on time, keep a register to track payment and follow up with the finance team
  • Support collation of complementary cost share forms, letters and COTs
  • Other jobs as needed.

Specific Duties 2 – Content Creation and Production

  • Support in holding auditions to identify suitable roles and voices for audio visual content.
  • Support in workshops, trainings, and script writing workshops.
  • Support in preparing relevant documentation for voice over artistes, actors, writers, and translators.
  • Support in sourcing for suitable writers and translators.
  • Run rehearsals with actors and voice over artists on location/studio.
  • Follow up and ensure payments to artists, actors, translators, and writers are executed in the appropriate time.


  • HND orBachelor’s Degree in Social sciences, Mass communication, Theatre / Dramatic Arts, or other relevant fields
  • Basic Power point, Excel, and Microsoft Word skills.
  • Creative thinking
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good writing skills
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Ability to speak, read or write any other Nigerian language/languages and a good working skill in adobe audition is an added advantage.

Essential Requirements

  • Candidates must be within 3 months from the commencement date of their NYSC Orientation Camp
  • 2022 Corps Members currently in or about to enter the NYSC orientation camp are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates must have been deployed to Abuja.

Application Closing Date
Friday, 11th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a copy of their CV in PDF to: using the job title and the location as the subject of the mail. E.g, “Media Assistant (NYSC), Abuja”.

Note: Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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