Applications Open for the ONE Champion Programme in Nigeria!

Deadline: 6 April 2018

Applications are now open for the ONE Champion Programme which will will recruit, train, and support 50 emerging leaders of Nigeria. It advocates and campaigns on education, gender, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty.

These champions will work closely with the ONE Nigeria Country program, led by the Country Director and will work with the direction and support of the ONE Campaigns team to come up with innovative and exciting ways to engage policymakers to secure policy changes and public investments to address poverty in Nigeria.

This is a fantastic opportunity to impact your community, country and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven ONE members in an incredible, supportive environment. Champions will receive training on how to campaign, lobby decision-makers and engage the media. You will have the opportunity to attend ONE events and put your skills into practice in meetings with high-level decision makers.

The program was launched in 2016 with 20 Champions. In 2017, the program was expanded to include 50 Champions from all the six geo-political zones across Nigeria.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop analyses and write ups on key issues
  • Help to plan and deliver campaigns actions, stunts and member-recruitment activities
  • Help ONE identify strategic personalities to lobby in your constituency
  • Keep ONE informed on key developments in their communities and develop content
  • Partner with our team to plan events and social media activities
  • Help ONE identify strategic personalities to lobby in your constituency
  • Help ONE identify strategic media institutions to target in order to maximize publicity
  • Assist in the mobilization of members in Nigeria
  • Raise ONE’s profile in your constituency

In return, ONE offers:

  • A fantastic opportunity and network to make significant impact in your community and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven organisation in an incredible, supportive environment.
  • Trainings on campaigns and advocacy
  • Gain experience on the practical side of lobbying and campaigning
  • Receive a ONE certificate of appreciation
  • Exposure and Represent ONE at both local and international conferences

Eligibility Criteria

  • Emerging leaders approximately between 18-35 years of age
  • Champions from all the six geo-political zones across Nigeria

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For further information, please visit ONE.

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