IntraHealth Communications Assistants Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

IntraHealth Communications Assistants Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators.

Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse.

And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive.

That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations.

And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.

Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

Summary of Role

Reporting to the Communication and Knowledge Management Manager, the Communications Assistant will provide effective technical/practical knowledge management and communication services to support program activities.

He/she will also ensure that the final communication and knowledge management products and events adhere to the USAID branding and marking plans.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate, record and share action points of project meetings.
  • Record and share recordings of all periodic meetings, including monthly, quarterly, mid-term and annual project review meetings.
  • Support the production and editing of information, education and communication materials.
  • Support project staff to adhere to branding and marking plan.
  • Provide coverage at public events to enhance the visibility of the mechanism.
  • Support implementation of IntraHealth International Inc. Kenya Knowledge management and Communication strategy.
  • Assist in design work for all project’s final products using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel, and or any other appropriate design software.
  • Support the production of high-quality project documents and ensure adherence to the IntraHealth International Style and Citation Standards/Guidelines as well as compliance with USAID Approved Branding and Marking Plan.
  • Maintain knowledge repositories in the staff portal to store articles, reports, concept papers and other project related documents.
  • Develop and maintain a mailing list for distribution of communication and knowledge management products.
  • Conduct continuous quality improvement to evaluate information
    adequacy and quality as well as staff and partner needs.
  • Support photographic documentation of programmatic work in compliance with IntraHealth ethical guidelines.
  • Media- Relations, press coordination and tracking in line with IntraHealth and USAID media policy.

    Education & Experience
  • A bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, public relations or equivalent qualifications.
  • At least 2 years working experience with exposure to media industry in Kenya and USAID-funded projects
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and work with diverse people at national, county and project levels.
  • Demonstrated competencies in design and formatting of knowledge products such as education and communication materials, documentation and publication (including web-based documentation) in program implementation.

    Required Skills:
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Public Relations
  • Design and formatting skills

    Competencies
  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)

    Summary of Benefits

    IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.

    We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

    IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

    This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees who must have been your supervisor in your current or former employment @ http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careers. Closing date for applications is March 15th March 2019
  • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted
  • For more information and job application details, see; IntraHealth Communications Assistants Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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