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Digital Media Advisor

Programs | Abuja, Nigeria | Contract

Job Description

Reboot is a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance. We help governments, foundations, and international organizations achieve their missions.

We are seeking a consultant to serve as a Digital Media Advisor to work on a project aimed at supporting more accountable delivery of public goods and services for citizens in Nigeria. The Advisor will work closely with the Reboot Nigeria team and local partners to gather and analyze ICT and social media research and information related to project focal areas. The Advisor will use this information to implement projects in partnership with PERL and partner organizations and institutions. Additionally, the Advisor will be expected to provide training, input, and guidance on program planning, implementation and research.

Experience or background in ICT and/or social media research and program implementation is required. 

Duration of Commitment: 

The Advisor will start immediately and will work part-time for an initial contract period ending December 31, 2018, with the potential for extension dependent upon project needs.


Consultants will be responsible for digital media related research, documentation, and technical support to Reboot's partners.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Participate in desk and field research activities to inform project priorities and direction

  • Coordinate research preparations, including travel arrangements and logistics;

  • Lead research interviews and schedule respondents

  • Participate in  check-ins with local project staff in- person and with Reboot staff

  • Participate in group synthesis of data;

  • Support documentation of research findings and final outputs

Technical Support

  • Assess digital media capabilities of local partners (media, civil society, government, etc);

  • Review program concept notes and provide recommendations for integration of digital media;

  • Support design and implementation of training of local partners (in media, civil society, government, etc).   


Successful candidates will bring a mix of skills and experiences to the role.
Ideal candidates have:

  • A university degree in relevant field. An advanced degree preferred;

  • 3 to 5 years relevant professional experience working on digital media related projects for governance, advocacy, consulting or media;

  • Prior experience in managing relationships with stakeholders in government agencies, donor organizations, and/or NGOs;

  • Excellent communication skills in English and needed local languages is necessary;

  • Demonstrated interest in qualitative research;

  • Computer proficiency (especially MS Office and Google apps) required;

  • Willingness to travel, up to 15% or as needed.

Reboot is an equal opportunity employer

Reboot respects and values diversity. We are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination in the recruitment, retention, training, or development of employees on the basis of gender, gender identity or expression, race, national origin, religious belief, political opinion, age, or disability. Diversity of perspective and experience benefits our firm and helps us deliver our best work. We encourage qualified individuals from all backgrounds to apply.      

To Apply

Send a copy of your CV and a cover letter that describes why you believe you would be a good fit for Reboot and this role, as well as your availability to start and daily rate expectations.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.