CIAT Digital Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya

CIAT Digital Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • The Communications unit of the Alliance is currently searching for a Digital Communications Specialist. Reporting to the Digital and Internal Communications Coordinator, this role will be responsible to coordinate the Alliance presence on digital media, with specific focus on the Alliance website(s) to showcase our work and impact, and engage with our target audiences.

  • This position could be based at Nairobi, Kenya or Kampala, Uganda, depending on the location, and nationality of the selected candidate.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of the Alliance’s corporate website, and act as focal point for its day-to-day management.

  • Provide key input and advice for the development and implementation of the Alliance’s digital strategy.

  • Create and curate content (including writing, editing, proofing and formatting) for the Alliance’s digital platforms, and optimize it according to SEO

  • Cultivate links between communications and researchers to identify and develop digital content.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of flagship digital campaigns.

  • Generate and analyze reports on web traffic and KPIs using Google Analytics, Hootsuite, and other social media focused analytics channels.

  • Develop guidelines to regulate and harmonize the Alliance presence on the web.

  • Provide support to the communication team activities as required including, but not limited to, organizing and promoting events, drafting communications reports, supporting the creation of donor materials, and providing advice, support and training to staff regarding communications needs.

    Qualifications and requirements:

  • Master’s degree or professional specialization in communications, marketing, digital media or other related field of study, or equivalent professional experience.

  • At least five (5) years of relevant professional
    experience in similar roles.

  • Solid knowledge of and experience with different CMS, including Drupal and WordPress.

  • Great knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics.

  • Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing.

  • Proficiency in social media platforms and MS Office applications.

  • Knowledge of social media analytics and social media events implementation.

  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite desirable.

  • Well-developed organization skills with the ability to deliver on-time and manage numerous tasks simultaneously Knowledge of international development field highly preferred.

  • Familiarity with field-based communications strategies preferred.

  • Experience with photography and/or videography desirable.

  • Demonstrated effective and culturally-sensitive skills interacting with customers and partners in the international development arena.

  • Ability to operate in multi cultural and interdisciplinary global teams.

  • User oriented person capable to manage internal and client expectations, with high level of autonomy.

  • Skills in managing plans and projects.

  • Ability to conceptualize, innovate and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

  • Excellence in critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills required.

  • Full written and spoken proficiency in English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CIAT Digital Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya


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