National Secretary Job at Nigeria Union of Journalists


The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is a network of media professionals founded on March 15, 1955 in Lagos. 

It was established among others, for the purpose of advancing the safety, protection and welfare of Nigerian journalists. The union is an independent professional and trade organization without political, tribal, religious, ethnic or ideological leaning.

 As a trade union cum professional body, the NUJ has the responsibility of pursing and pushing for the interests of its members especially in the areas of working conditions and the rights, freedom of expression, safety, job security, fair remuneration, gender equality, inclusiveness of those with disability and fight against all forms of discrimination.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: National Secretary

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • In line with the Constitution of the Union, the National Secretary shall be an appointee for a first term of five-years which is renewable for another term subject to good performance and conduct.
  • He/she shall carry out responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the Union and other responsibilities as may be assigned by the National President, the Central Working Committee and the National Executive Council (NEC).


  • HND / Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or any other related field.
  • He/She must be a journalist with cognate experience and must have worked in a reputable media organisation for not less than 15 years with vast knowledge of the profession and the Union.
  • He/She must have the ability to speak and write fluently in English. A post graduate qualification and knowledge of the French language will be added advantages.
  • Candidates must be Computer literate and have ability to use all Microsoft office packages and do presentations.
  • Age 50 - 55 years.

Salary and Remuneration
Attractive and negotiable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters (must be in applicants' own hand writing) and a typed Curriculum Vitae (CV) of NOT more than three (3) pages that should include the names and contacts of three (3) Referees electronically to: [email protected]

Hard copies of Applications and CV can be sent to the following address:
The Advertiser,
Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ National Secretariat,
Plot 131, Cadastral Zone, Sector Center A,
Jahi District, Off Mabushi Ultra-Modern Market Road,
PO Box 4350, Abuja,

Note: All applications should carry the position being applied for as subject matter.

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