Code for Africa is the continent’s largest federation of independent civic technology and data journalism laboratories, which build digital democracy solutions giving citizens unfettered access to actionable information that empowers them to make informed decisions and that strengthen civic engagement for improved public governance and accountability.

Job Position: Social Media Manager

Job Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  1. Candidates must have the ability to produce fresh, original content and a proven track record of promoting either a personal or professional brand. As the successful candidate, you will play an instrumental role in expanding our digital footprint through online content and amplifying the work of our experts and partners.
  2. CfA’s Engagement team is responsible for managing CfA’s public audience by curating our platforms, communications, and brand. The team actively works to grow CfA’s reputation and amplify our thought leadership and accomplishments through compelling multimedia storytelling.
  3. The successful candidate will work as part of a multinational and multilingual team using digital collaboration tools to create content for a global audience and international media partners. You will report directly to the Communications Strategist, and work closely with the Social Media Analyst, and Community Custodian.

Job Requirements

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
  2. Familiarity with the non-profit sector and an understanding of donor requirements and reporting.
  3. Strong project management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  4. Working knowledge of at least one major regional African language, such as Amharic, Fulani, Kiswahili, or Yoruba.
  5. An understanding of generative AI and on its use in social media management
  6. Digital-first workplace skill-sets, including proficiency in collaborative work solutions such as Google Workspace (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.), Slack (or equivalents such as Teams, etc), and project management tools like Trello (or equivalents such as AirTable, etc).


  • At least 3 years experience working in a similar role.
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms, trends, and best practices.
  • Proven ability to create compelling content that deeply connects with CfA’s core mission.
  • Proficiency in using social media analytics tools to track performance and make data-driven decisions, such as Google Analytics and Hootsuite.
  • Familiarity with scheduling, automation and analytics tools such as Meltwater for social media posting.
  • An understanding of search engine optimisation (SEO) principles for social media.
  • Data-driven mindset with the ability to analyse and interpret performance metrics, such as engagement rates, click-through rates, and conversion rates, to allow you to refine and optimise social media campaigns.
  • Experience managing social media campaigns and projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative thinking and the ability to generate fresh and engaging content ideas.
  • A portfolio showcasing successful social media campaigns or projects.

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

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