ITF International Relations Assistant Jobs in Kenya

ITF International Relations Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • Reporting to Operations Director, the International Relations Assistant plays a crucial role in bringing forward internationalization in ITF and is involved in many activities mainly creating and overseeing the ITF’s global operations.

  • She / he is responsible for all of ITF's foreign strategic planning and implementation , providing leadership and management of the International Programs/ Office including program planning, development, and oversight of budgets.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Spearhead the ITF international expansion dubbed “the ITF Dream challenge” by:

  • Opening new branches in West Africa and the rest of the world;


  • Initiating international marketing, communications and Fund-raising initiatives.

  • Direct the International Office branches including projects planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and oversight of budgets.

  • Facilitate, coordinate and act as primary point-of-contact for all international affairs.

  • Maintaining the relationship with current international partners and establishing new relationships with international organizations and states/Governments.

  • Identify and prepare grant proposal and or other fundraising strategies for international projects/offices.

  • Hire, train/mentor, supervise, and evaluate International offices volunteer staffs.

  • Receive and mentor International volunteers, ensuring they are well settled and facilitate their quick adjustment to their new environment.

  • Organize and evaluate international programs including conferences, events and seminars as well as representing ITF in such.

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned.

    Basic Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • The applicant must possess or is extremely eager to learn and passionate about the following knowledge/skills and is able to demonstrate, that the essential functions of this position can be performed:

  • Hold at least a Bachelors Degree in related fields such as International Relations; Communications, marketing etc,

  • Possess knowledge in current issues
    and best practices relating to international youth development;

  • Ability to come up with creative ideas for communication and promotional materials, fundraising, identify potential opportunities for raising funds and write grant proposals,

  • Have excellent communication skills both orally and in writing (minimally in English), excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to work with individuals from different cultures,

  • Possess basic computer skills including graphic communication and social media management,

  • Ability to maintain an established work schedule, with or without flexibility,

  • Strong organizational and management skills- ability to multi task and prioritize,

  • Motivated to learn and take on new challenges’

  • Willingness and capacity to volunteer’

  • Unparalleled passion and commitment for youth & community development.

    Compensation:

  • Although ITF Volunteers enjoy limitless opportunities, ITF does NOT provide any kind of compensation. ITF Staff operate on full-time volunteer basis for a minimum of 6 months. Volunteers are responsible for all basic expenses such as home – office transportation, accommodation etc. ITF ONLY provides direct operational expenses such as staff transportation to meetings outside the office, field visit operations etc.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ITF International Relations Assistant Jobs in Kenya


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