International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology - ICIPE Temporary Business Support Officer I - Communications Officer Jobs in Kenya

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology - ICIPE Temporary Business Support Officer I - Communications Officer Jobs in Kenya


Overall Purpose of the Job

  • The position holder will support implementation of BioInnovate Africa (BA) communications strategy for key activities
    in 2021, which include publicity around BA Bioscience Innovation Bootcamp, BA Biobusiness Acceleration and the 2nd Eastern Africa Bioeconomy Conference. The staff will focus on BA social media in line with agreed campaigns to
    increase stakeholder engagement and awareness of BA projects and the aforementioned activities.

  • He /She is expected to research and analyze social media trends, including social media web visitor data, to improve social media presence and campaign efficacy around the activities.

    Specific Duties

    The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Work alongside the Communications Officer to gather newsworthy information on key BA and bioeconomy related activities.

  • Compile and edit stories from the BA project implementing partners.

  • Mobilize and cover BA events, including taking photographs, as well as captioning and filing them.

  • Track and monitor BA publicity, filing media publications and footage that cover BA events and supported projects.

  • Assist in streamlining BA social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flicker, and the website),
    and ensure content uniformity including graphics, and other elements within the pages.

  • Support uploading of content to the BA website.

  • Attend relevant BA meetings.

  • Perform any other tasks as assigned/asked by the Programme Manager/Communications Officer.

    Requirements/Qualifications

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree in social science, journalism, communications, graphics design or other related fields.

  • One year‘s experience in journalism, communications, graphics design or related field.

    Core Competencies

  • Ability to write good articles.

  • Proofreading and editing skills.

  • Ability to design and layout artworks for Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials.

  • Photography and video shooting/editing skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology - ICIPE Temporary Business Support Officer I - Communications Officer Jobs in Kenya


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