The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Content Manager, Marketing

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Purpose

  • To support with regional social media and website scheduling and management needs, working closely with the Regional Content Managers and Regional marketing and communication teams.
  • The Part-Time content manager will be responsible for updating SOLAS pages, creating and scheduling posts on our social channels, working on reports under the guidance of the Marketing Hub and the regional communication team.
  • The content manager will ensure that all posts are aligned with our brand guidelines, properly tagged and scheduled in a timely fashion.

Main Accountabilities
Project Support:

  • This role will be regional, or cluster based depending on the requirements of the business.
  • The main role of the content manager will be to create and manage our social media and website updates.

They will:

  • Work closely with regional content managers and marketing & communication teams
  • Manage website and social media updates for specific projects.
  • Monitor the social media accounts and offer constructive interaction with users.
  • Will participate in SEO activities and updates.
  • Write, edit and update imagery, captions and tags under the guidance of the regional marketing team and the Hub for social media channels and our SOLAS website pages.

Managing self and others:

  • Maintains brand standards/creative quality in region, supported by the Regional Content managers and regional marketing teams.
  • Keeps abreast of new social trends in the markets.
  • Supports the implementation of the equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) framework for social media and website by demonstrating inclusion of diversity in creatives across both print and digital and implementing EDI recommendations.

Relationship and Stakeholder Management:

  • Proactively builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal peers and stakeholders to ensure integrated, joined up and future-proofed working.
  • Acts as a Brand Ambassador, helping deliver a strong British Council brand.

Minimum / Essential Qualifications

  • Relevant Degree or demonstrable equivalent level of experience

Role specific knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience in social media management and tools
  • Content writing and proofreading skills
  • Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results.
  • SOLAS certified.
  • Creative with some knowledge of design/editing tools


  • Stakeholder management and influencing
  • Ability to assess creative projects and assets.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  16th May, 2024.


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