International Organization for Migration Senior Digital Communications Assistant Jobs in Kenya

International Organization for Migration Senior Digital Communications Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Media Communications Officer, the successful candidate will support IOM Somalia’s digital communication efforts. The incumbent will be responsible for producing high quality content that highlights, explains, and promotes the work of IOM and its programmes, with the overall objective of raising the visibility of IOM programmes in Somalia.

The incumbent, will take the lead in identifying and producing compelling and impactful audio-visual stories, narratives and reports about IOM’s work and activities, using video, photography and audio, and other technologies.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Develop ,manage and disseminate a diverse content portfolio that showcases IOM's mission and impact, ensuring all digital content—ranging from insightful thought leadership articles to engaging multimedia stories—accurately represents and amplifies IOM's work in Somalia.

  • Craft and manage thought-provoking and compelling digital content, ensuring it aligns with IOM’s mission and enhances the organization's online presence.

  • Enhance the effectiveness of digital platforms through optimization techniques, ensuring brand coherence, increased reach, and engagement.

  • Regularly conduct thorough analyses of digital engagement metrics and trends to refine strategies, making informed decisions to boost digital presence and report findings to the Media and Communications Officer.

  • Support the development and implementation of digital communication strategies and campaigns in close coordination with the Media and Communications Officer.

  • Work closely with other units in the mission to ensure a cohesive and integrated approach to digital communications.

  • Support communication’s team with the timely editing of incoming content material to enhance the appeal of IOM Somalia’s communication products.

  • Collect and analyze metrics for all IOM digital platforms to gauge posts, accounts and campaigns, helping to inform results-based decision making and drive the effective use of resources.

  • Monitor and in consultation with the Media and Communications Officer, moderate comments
    on social media posts, intervening as appropriate to answer questions and guide the conversation.

  • Support the maintenance of the IOM Somalia website, keeping it updated with fresh appealing content.

  • Establish solid media relations with national, regional journalists and relevant media partners .

  • Support capacity building efforts by the Media and Communication Team for project teams and focal persons.

  • Undertake duty travel as required.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University degree in Mass Communication, Media Studies, social media or any related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant experience.


  • Minimum four years of demonstrated proficiency with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked-ln, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo and others.

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural office environment.


  • Strong editorial judgement, including ethical and political awareness.

  • Sophisticated understanding of multimedia content, including how it can best be produced, packaged, published, and shared on websites, on social media and with news organizations.

  • Managing social media scheduling tools.

  • Ability to edit video in formats suitable for social media.


  • For all applicants, fluency in English and Somali is required (oral and written).

  • Working knowledge of French or any other UN Official language is advantageous.

    How to Apply

    If you are interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter via email with the subject of the position title and VN number to

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