CIP Consultant - Communication Assistant Jobs in Kenya

CIP Consultant - Communication Assistant Jobs in Kenya

  • The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a highly talented Communication Assistant on a consultancy basis.**

    The Position

  • The consultant will support the role of the Regional Communications Specialist to ensure continuous generation of content to highlight research for development work in SSA.

  • He/she will follow through on communication related administrative tasks geared towards content generation and dissemination with colleagues and partners.

  • Specific tasks will include support preparation of stories and communications about CIP and its research programs in Africa; producing short promotional videos based on interviews with key scientists; photography to capture and promote ongoing work as well as during project meetings; preparing social media posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram under the direction of the social media team based at CIP headquarters.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Social media Working closely with CIP’s social media managers based in Lima, generate, edit publish and schedule daily content (photos, videos, infographics) that increases share of voice and engagement across the region.

  • Media Media monitoring of CIP mentions/ relevant subjects in SSA and sharing/ repromoting content. Compile media briefs/ information packs with relevant content during media field tours. Logistical support during such tours.

  • Administrative support – follow through on logistics that come with multimedia related visits by consultants and communications colleagues in the region.

  • Photography and video
    – during meetings/ trainings/ field visits. Maintain photo archive on Chorus and Flickr.

  • Events provide logistical support for events in the region.

  • Content creation Working closely with the Regional Communications Specialist, generate content to showcase CIP’s impact on the ground through photo and video stories; blog writing.

  • Helping with other communications tasks as assigned by the Regional Communications Specialist.

    Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field.

  • At least 1 (one) year of experience required at internship level.

  • Experience in social media management, photography, video editing, administrative management.

  • Intermediate level of MS Office.

  • Fluent in Kiswahili.

  • Intermediate level in English.

    What are the Conditions?

  • This is a national consultancy position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only.

  • The consultancy will be for a period of Four months.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CIP Consultant - Communication Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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