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Program Assistant I – Media Compliance and Monitoring at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria


Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behavior – from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases – by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Program Assistant I – Media Compliance and Monitoring

Location: Abuja (FCT)


  • The program assistant will work with the media planning, buying and monitoring unit to develop monitoring processes on a state-to-state basis, facilitate hiring and training of media monitors and manage compliance review and payments.
  • Also, the program assistant would be involved is some media buying activities across all BA-N states such as negotiations and contracting process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing relationship with Media Monitoring Agencies and Independent monitors to ensure strict broadcast compliance of BA Nigeria’s media products
  • Maintaining weekly and monthly monitoring report of all BA spots and programmes in radio and TV stations in all BA states.
  • Work with the state M&E and SBCOs to manage media monitors effectively and record compliances.
  • Ensuring independent monitors are paid promptly and correctly
  • Identify needs and learnings and applying those learnings in the improvement of our media strategy
  • Participate in deployment process for radio and TV stations and monitoring agencies.
  • Participate in capacity building of partner stations.
  • Keeping good records of all BA’s media contents and their broadcast status.
  • Updating all monitoring information/feedback and recording for future reference
  • Maintaining regular and ongoing communications with media and non-media partners, keeping them up to date on relevant broadcast developments and reflecting their feedback back to organization for consideration on media plans
  • Working with the team to negotiate for transmission/broadcast time for all BA’s programmes.
  • Coordinate media monitors capacity building on utilization of forms and other monitoring tools; ensuring the required documents are filled up to standard
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Requirements, Education and / or Experience

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years’ experience of working with the Media, Production and Public Relations agency.
  • Proven organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and be well versed in the use of the computer especially Microsoft excel.
  • Mentoring, training, and developing staff.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English and at least one other Nigerian language
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and work effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Media Buying or Monitoring Agency background would be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the Nigeria Media Landscape
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, take initiative and make sound judgment while maintaining a team players spirit.
  • Ability to multitask and deliver promptly.
  • Strong understanding of the role of communications in development organization.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send PDF copies of their CV to: [email protected] using “Program Assistant I – Media Compliance and Monitoring – Abuja” as the subject of the email.


Application Deadline  3rd December, 2021.

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