Social Media Manager at Surge Africa Organisation

Surge Africa takes a system change approach to devise solutions to the climate crisis through an intersectional lens. We develop high impact programs with potential to drive institutional and community-level change through policy & diplomacy, research analysis, strategic communications and alliance building. Together with our partners and allies, we are building an agenda that puts people first, by weaving the margins of justice, equality, and freedom in climate justice advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Media Manager

Location: Nigeria

Role Overview

  • We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and creative Social Media Manager to join our team.
  • As a Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing our Social Media strategy to increase our online presence and improve the reach of our activities & social impact online. 


  • Develop, implement, and manage our social media strategy.
  • Define most important social media KPIs.
  • Manage and oversee social media content.
  • Measure the success of every social media campaign.
  • Stay up to date with the latest social media best practices and technologies.
  • Use social media marketing tools such as Buffer.
  • Engage in formal & informal training/learning to improve your skill and competence.
  • Work with related team/personnel to ensure content is informative and appealing.
  • Collaborate with related team/personnel to design tailored content.
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization.
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network.


  • 3 years or more of experience as a Social Media Manager or similar role.
  • Skillful in using social media for brand awareness and impressions.
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices.
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics.
  • Experience with audience persona research.
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs.
  • Familiarity with web design and publishing.
  • Excellent multitasking skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate picture and video editing skills.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and digital communication skills.
  • Must know how to edit/create content using Canva and Adobe Express (Spark).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV and a cover letter (2 pages max) explaining what makes them suitable for this role to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.