Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Coordinator (Trainee Level), American Embassy
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American Embassy in Abuja is currently seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Public Affairs Section (PAS)
Job Status: Full Time Job,
The incumbent, under the supervision of the cultural affairs (CAO), oversees implementation of the Mandela Washington fellowship (MWF) Program, including advertising, recruitment and selection mechanisms, as well as follow-up programs, including oversight of small grant programs, mentoring, conferences and seminars, and other assistance to program alumni.
Incumbent oversees YALI chat network activity and dissemination of other information.
Liaises with USAID on follow-up activity offered at regional MWFP centers. The job holder may be call upon for occasional work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
JOb QualificationsCompletion of University Degree in International Relations/Foreign Policy, American Studies, History, Library Science, Anthropology, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Journalism, Business, Communications, Education/Pedagogy, Humanities, Linguistics, Theology, Engineering, Science and Technology and Social Sciences is required.
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in
Information/Media, Business activities or Program management, NGO, cultural, public relations, University teaching and counseling is required.
Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
Incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of Nigeriaâs political, media, economic, social and educational structures, institutions, political parties, and key figures in influential institutions; of PAS programs, objectives, and public diplomacy techniques are required.
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