Kibera Communications Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kibera Communications Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • CFK Africa, formerly Carolina for Kibera, seeks an experienced Communication Manager who will report to the Executive Director and is responsible for communications across various media platforms for CFK Africa. S/he will lead the implementation of CFK Africa’s communications strategy and systems as well as support all internal and external communications tasks.

  • S/he will participate actively as a valued member of team, supporting these teams to integrate communications into each activity’s core objectives and implementation approaches.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with CFK Africa staff in both Kenya and the US to conceptualize and implement communications strategies and campaigns.

  • Lead the implementation of communication strategy including organizational brand positioning.

  • Develop, write and edit communications and marketing materials, including press releases, videos, newsletters, blog posts and social media content.

  • Promote communications and marketing materials through appropriate social media channels.

  • Ensure that all communications and marketing material aligns with CFK Africa brand standards.

  • Maintain digital media archives, including photos and videos.

  • Responsible for local branding, advertising, trade shows, organization events and assisting in the development of promotional collateral

  • Manage the communication calendar to support partnership development efforts.

  • Develop escalation protocols for managing communication crises, should they arise.

  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns.

  • Collaborate with appropriate program staff to gather, oversee, and deliver program impact stories for multi-channel campaigns encompassing thought leadership, email campaigns, blog posts, videos and social media strategies.

  • Contribute to and execute local media outreach (press kit) materials, including press releases, pitch letters, case studies, feature articles, and trend stories.

  • In
    collaboration with US staff, assist with the development of the annual report and new website.

  • Write, copy edit and assist in the development of donor reports and grant proposals.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

    Qualification and Experience Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related digital management field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project support for communications and digital content creation and management.

  • Excellent writing, editing and oral intercultural communication skills in both Swahili and English.

  • Excellent photography and video production skills.

  • Ability to turn content from channels into media worthy stories.

  • Knowledge of international community development, gender and ethnicity issues, youth education, public health, and asset building a plus.

  • Working understanding of digital marketing tactics, strategy and execution.

  • Experience with event management and photography.

  • Experience using photo editing, video editing and desktop publishing software including Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, In Design and Illustrator and/or open-source graphic design platforms.

  • Experience with website content development.

  • Work experience in the NGO sector is desired.

    How to apply

  • If you believe that you qualify for this position, kindly submit your CV, current and expected salary to

  • by 15th January, 2022.

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