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.
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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