Contract International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA): Publishing Assistant Vacancy
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.
The Job : Publishing Assistant
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
Recruitment Type: National (3 year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Participate in the designing and producing collateral materials for conferences, training, events, and meetings, i.e., name tags, tabletent flyers, programs, flyers, banners, medical IDs, complimentary cards, staff ID cards, streamers, posters, signages and other visual materials;
Participate in developing graphics and visual design, and layouts for various communication products and mediums based on design briefs;
Work on publication layouts using templates and prescribed formats
Discuss design job requirements, messages, strategies and presentations with clients
Digitize and organize documents, publications, images, slides, and other graphic assets for posterity based on specifications and according to IITA archival system and Open Access principles;
Perform any other duty assigned by the Supervisor.
OND in Computer Science with at least three (3) years’ of experience in doing layouts and compositing or assembling communication materials using computer design packages.
The ideal candidate must:
Have computer and desktop publishing skills.
Have good interpersonal skills.