Join the African Food Changemakers Team

Communications Coordinator (Sahel Consulting)
Sahel Consulting
Full Time    |    Intermediate / Experienced    |    Graduate Degree    |    Communications    |    Nigeria


Established in 2010, Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited is a management consulting firm committed to transforming Africa’s agriculture and nutrition landscape. Sahel partners with government agencies, private sector companies, and leading international development organizations to conduct in-depth market research on key value chains, analyze and shape policies, develop strategies, launch innovative businesses and ecosystem solutions, organize convenings and provide training programs that promote sustainable agricultural development across Africa.

Through our subsidiary non-profit, Africa Food Changemakers (AFC) Hub, we enable African agripreneurs to start and scale resilient and sustainable agribusinesses that nourish Africa and the world. AFC is committed to changing global narratives about Africa by celebrating Africa’s contributions to the global food ecosystem, showcasing Africa’s innovations and cooking methods, amplifying and scaling proudly African food and beverage brands, and ensuring that more people globally experience the diversity and richness of the continent’s gastronomic heritage and exciting future.


  • Write and review a variety of content to support communications and marketing efforts, including newsletters, podcast transcripts, social media content calendars and press releases
  • Assist communications team in developing and implementing a communications strategy designed to further organization objectives
  • Monitor analytics and create reports detailing the successes and failures of communications campaigns and strategies
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices
  • Develop and maintain relationships with strategic partners that would help increase visibility for the organization and respond to media inquiries
  • Plan conferences, workshops, staff speaking engagements and other promotional events to help keep the organization top of mind
  • Coordinate volunteers, support staff, vendors and more to support promotional events
  • Regular outreach to press outlets, magazines, influencers and build strategic partnerships to improve brand recognition

Desired Skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a communications/ public relations/marketing role
  • Excellent written communication is a must
  • Superior time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • An analytical mind and ability to think critically
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to enhancing performance and developing and maintaining strategic relationships for the organization
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 
  • Highly experienced with creating visually compelling presentations, fliers, banners, posters etc
  • Proven knowledge of communications and marketing ethics and best practices
  • Proficient public speaking abilities are an asset
  • Experience with proofreading/reviewing articles (academic, marketing etc) is a plus
  • Experience with training and/supervising others in a communications role is also an advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel within and outside of the country

Deadline: Rolling

Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the email.