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SFSI VOLUNTEER FORCE

Thank you for making the decision to join the SFSI volunteer force. We are a team of young champions who are making impact in the world by using our skills to reduce the unemployment rate in Nigeria and Africa at large. We believe that one of the skills people can learn to get jobs and position themselves as relevant people in the workspace is digital skills. We have committed ourselves to teaching at least 1000 students every year, share opportunities with them and help them navigate the world of work. The information you share with us will be treated confidentially and will not be used for any other purpose besides SFSI.

Volunteer positions at SFSI are competitive, always part-time, non-paid, and you will be expected to serve in one of our departments with professionals who have similar interests. Kindly complete all parts of the form and be free to express yourself to the best of your ability.

For any questions or inquiry, contact [email protected]

You are encouraged to read through the job rolesand understand them before filling the form.

OPEN ROLES

Community Manager

Your role as a community manager is to act as the bridge between SFSI and the Alumni community. You will aim to create a loyal community connected by a similar interest. You will engage with alumni members and build relationships with them. You are expected to be a people’s person, have excellent communication skills, be creative in coming up with activities to engage the community, have superb time management skills, be experienced in using messaging and other tech tools, respond to enquiries, questions and manage situations in the alumni network.

Content Writer

Your role will be to research industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies).

Write clear marketing copy to promote our products/services.

Prepare well-structured drafts using Content Management Systems.

Create various media versions of testimonials

Proofread and edit blog posts before publication

Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic

Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)

Update website content as needed

Requirements

Proven work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role

Portfolio of published articles

Experience doing research using multiple sources

Familiarity with web publications

Excellent writing and editing skills in English

Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)

Ability to meet deadlines

Email Marketing Manager

We are looking for a talented Email marketing manager to take the lead with our email marketing strategies. Your main duties include running email marketing campaigns end-to-end, managing email databases and creating newsletters.

If you’re interested in web technologies and can generate innovative ideas to increase open rates and sales, we would like to meet you. As an Email marketing manager, your role is to reach members of our community through email campaigns and inform them about new products, oppotunities and events.

Ultimately, you should be able to promote SFSI and ensure our community stay in touch with our SFSI updates.

Responsibilities

Identify target audience and grow our email list

Design and implement direct email marketing campaigns

Proofread emails for clarity, grammar and spelling

Ensure mobile-friendly email templates

Write newsletters including all SFSI updates

Ensure prompt and accurate communication with the community via email to minimize unsubscribes

Create email databases for lead generation

Analyze campaign performance and suggest improvements

Report on sales revenue generated from email marketing efforts

Ensure emails follow industry policies and best practices

Requirements

Hands on experience with content management systems

Proficiency in marketing automation technology

Familiarity with analytics

Excellent written communication and copywriting skills

Strong project management skills

An ability to work under tight deadlines

Graphics Designer

You will create visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate. You develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as advertisements, social media images, and reports. You are required to be good with Adobe and/or Canva.

Programs Assistant

We are seeking an innovative, organized, and dependable program assistant to join us. You must be detail-oriented and a master collaborator, ready to prepare, plan and implement program initiatives and monitor their progress to completion.

Responsibilities

Develop and follow the effective plan of action for running our programs from inception to completion

Manage daily operations that support and implement our current program objectives

Strategically map-out a program schedule and timeline and ensure it is followed

Ensure the smooth and proper functioning of current programs

Assess and manage program risks

Suggest innovative plans and processes to improve program functions

Develop work systems and processes that effectively drive productivity

Suggest and help create marketing initiatives to increase awareness of the program

Set goals for the programs and track progress, set-backs, and overall performance

Track, record, and compile program performance data

Analyze program results and present findings to management

Seek out new and creative program ideas to implement

Prepare and maintain budgetsHelp secure and manage program funding

Provide strategic vision and strong leadership while directing our programs

Ensure programs always support and advance the organization’s mission

Qualifications

Organized and detail-oriented

Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written

Excellent customer service skills

Social Media Manager

As a Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing our Social Media strategy in order to increase our online presence and improve our marketing and sales efforts.

Responsibilities

Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy

Define most important social media KPIs

Manage and oversee social media content

Measure the success of every social media campaign

Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies

Use social media marketing tools

Work with copywriters and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing

Collaborate with Marketing, Sales and Product Development teams

Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization

Communicate with industry professionals via social media to create a strong network

Adhere to brand guide rules

Qualifications

Good use of social media for brand awareness

Good knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media best practices

Good understanding of social media KPIs

Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Team player

Good time-management skills

Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

Sales Manager

You will acchieve growth and hit sales targets. Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure it’s strong presence. Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team. Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products.

Requirements

Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization

Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close

Strong business sense and industry expertise

Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills

Website Manager

Responsibilities:

Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade the organization’s website.

Respond to and troubleshoot all website issues.

Ensure that the website is protected by enabling the appropriate security measures.

Update website regularly.

Conduct content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information.

Create appropriate website content aligned to the organization’s strategy

Assist students who are finding it difficult to sign up to programs

Requirements

Expert knowledge of Content Management Systems like WordPress

Ability to troubleshoot website issues in a fast-paced environment.

Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

Fantastic time management skills with the ability to multi-task

Internship and Placement Officer

Do you have experience in early year’s careers, or perhaps recruitment or placing students in work experience or internships? Are you used to a fast paced, student or candidate focused role? Ability to multi-task and have good IT skills are encouraged.

If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

About our role: As Internship & Placement Officer, you will provide guidance to members with the aim of securing work experience. You will be responsible for the administration (including reviewing CV’s) of all aspects of the various work experience processes currently in place (including placement years, Advance Practice Internships & work experience internships).

Here’s some of what’s involved:

Research Job Trends

Provide Career Services to Students

Network with Local Employers

Plan Hiring Events

Screen Potential Candidates

Establish and maintain a professional level of contact with, and service to, all organisations providing placement opportunities. This includes the maintenance of a complex database and generating and progressing placement opportunities.

Implement the procedures of the Internship & Placement team.

Maintain a record of progress and outcomes of all internship activity and produce appropriate reports; to analyse outcomes and assist future planning and targeting; to identify shortfalls and contribute to actions to address.

Produce up-to-date information as required

To contribute to the review of the effectiveness of procedures in use within the Internship team and to suggest and implement improvements.

Bring your experience:

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access

Comfortable using databases and handling large amount of data with the ability to understand and maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality

Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

Desire to provide excellent customer service

Confident and able to work both as a member of a team and independently when required

Good planning and organisational skills with the ability to work to fixed deadlines

Ability to take initiative in the face of obstacles and take responsibility for outcomes

Training & Development Officer

As a training and development officer, your job is to equip members of the Alumni network with the knowledge, practical skills and motivation to carry on in the market place effectively. You’ll take a strategic approach to training, assessing the skills and knowledge and determining what training is needed to grow and retain these skills. You’ll arrange for a third-party trainer to do it.

You will

Identify training and development needs

Design and expand training and development programmes based on the needs of the organisation and the individual

Plan and assess the ‘return on investment’ of any training or development programme

Follow up with trainers before event

Maintain a good relationship with trainers and communicate with them after training

Set up platforms to be used for training

Moderate training and get feedback

Record all trainings and collaborate with the website manager to make them available on our elearning platform

PR Officer

As a Public relations officer, you are responsible for managing the reputation of a company. You’ll write press releases, deal with press enquiries, and sometimes manage crises.

Your job includes:

planning PR campaigns and strategies

distribution information about our cohort programs to websites

monitoring the public and media’s opinion of the organisation

writing and editing press releases, speeches, newsletters, websites and social media

representing the company at events such as press launches, news conferences, exhibitions, open days and sponsorship

developing good working relationships with the media

arranging for advertising or promotional videos to be produced

You’ll need excellent communication skills to do this role.

Campus Hub Manager

This role is for students or Pre-NYSC recent graduates. You must have completed school or be in school studying a course that is not time consuming. Being in a student organisation and being a people’s person is a plus. You must also love technology, technology education and have a future in technology.

Your job is to be our campus ambassador spreading the gospel of SFSI and how people can be a part of this revolutionary community that is changing lives, teaching digital skills and finding placements for them. If this is you, join us and lets show you our blueprint for starting a hub in your university.