Job Opportunities at Skills Outside School Foundation

The Skills Outside School Foundation is a not-for-profit organization registered in June 2014 at the Corporate Affairs Commission, Nigeria, and a Company Limited by Guarantee (09365183) at the Companies House, UK.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Headstart E-Learning Program Assistant

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting Relationship: Headstart Program Office

About the Job (The Online Skill-Up for Business Program)

  • The Online Skill Up for Business is an Online Program (on Udemy and other Learning management platforms) for entrepreneurs to conceptualize, start or grow businesses through immersive individual and peer-to-peer learning, using our curated content delivered by experienced instructors, business challenges with prizes to support their businesses.

Job Description
The Program Assistant will:

  • Keep updated records and create reports or proposals.
  • Support growth and program development.
  • Ensure implementation of policies and practices.
  • Research and produce content for the online skill up for business.
  • Execute strategies and plans for the program that promote the overall organization’s strategic initiatives.
  • Serve as the registrar for the Online Program.
  • Handle all online students inquiries regarding classes, enrollment, financial aid/student accounts, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Headstart Program Officer and the Skills Outside School Foundation Team regarding methods, technology, and administrative services.
  • Expect and mitigate academic issues as they develop.
  • Collect, organize, and track all documentation associated with the assessment of online instruction.
  • Proactively source funding opportunities.
  • Act as desk resolution and information centre for the platform.
  • Resolve issues on Slack and Collab Lounge.
  • Add new members and remove members from the platforms.
  • Track and manage subscriptions.
  • Manage data analytics.
  • Track completion of registration forms; document and analyze them.
  • Track completion of courses, evaluation forms and learning log.
  • Review learning log to identify issues and data for M&E.
  • Manage marketing of online skill up for business working closely with the media and communications team.
  • Source new students.
  • Research and recommend additions to the platform content and functionalities.
  • Manage, organize and evaluate training, pitches and other activities.
  • Communicate with mentors, trainers, judges, investors and other stakeholders.
  • Manage mentor and mentee pairing.
  • Ensure constant uptime of platforms and user satisfaction.


  • 1 Year of Program Management Experience.
  • A degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Program / Project management and other relevant Degrees.
  • Marketing and Media Skills
  • Thorough proficiency in ICT.
  • A keen eye for details.
  • Demonstrated ingenious creativity.
  • The ability to Lead and be proactive is very desirable.
  • Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills: demonstrated ability to take responsibility for a diverse number of projects and to complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision.


  • Proficiency with the use of Trello and Learning Management Systems.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Letter of Motivation to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.



Job Title: Content Creator

Location: Abuja (Remote)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting Relationship: Media and Communications

Job Description

  • The Content Creator role requires you to write and create different contents across various platforms as per the organizational needs: this will include writing blog posts, press releases, articles, eBooks, newspapers, social media posts, and content for our website.
  • You will also create marketing copies of our company’s products and services whenever the need arises.
  • To be successful in this role, you must have extensive knowledge and experience of publishing platforms.
  • You should have experience planning out the content in such a way that it helps in creating leads for our target audiences.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Research and plan out effective and engaging content ideas for industry-related topics.
  • Design and distribute marketing content for the organizational products, while having the relevant information.
  • Optimize content according to SEO standards and principles.
  • Proofread materials to be published.
  • Update the content on our website and blog.
  • Upload the latest content on social media platforms
  • Ensure good website traffic and leads for our products and services.
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends and practices.
  • Develop content for thought leadership articles.
  • Develop content for webinars.
  • Interview industry professionals and incorporating their views in the blog posts.
  • Research markets and industries to create content that is innovative.
  • Develop copy on a wide range of topics for multiple platforms (such as website, blogs, press releases, newsletters, articles and social media).
  • Put together content, while working with the interventions teams.
  • Manage the processes of publishing books guides and other such materials


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or relevant fields.
  • 2 years of experience working as a Content Creator or in a similar role.
  • Portfolio of already published articles and web pages.
  • Proper knowledge and working experience with Content Management Systems like WordPress, etc.
  • Exceptional knowledge of SEO and keyword research
  • Exceptional knowledge of Social Media Marketing.
  • Excellent knowledge about email marketing.
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge of digital publishing and generating leads.
  • Excellent time management skill.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a CV, a portfolio of previous work done, and a letter of motivation to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


Application Deadline 2nd June, 2021.

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