Light for the World Global Editor/Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Light for the World Global Editor/Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Job Description/Requirements

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and passionate storyteller who wants to support us with improving the quantity and the quality of our English written content across the organisation.

This role functions as a focal point and important interface to all our country communications officers / managers and contributes significantly to our global communication strategy and media reach.

Your tasks

  • You play an important role in improving and boosting ethical storytelling within the organisation. You function as focal point, provide training and produce guidelines.

  • You write English articles for our international website and are responsible for final editorial checking and proofreading of other communication output (e.g. articles, reports, social media posts)

  • You actively expand our media presence aiming at more media coverage in the English speaking market through reaching out to media outlets / journalists and being a focal point for international media requests.

  • You collaborate closely with colleagues in the digital communications team and contribute to relaunch and production of the English newsletter.

  • You support and act as focal point for Communication officers / managers in six African countries, providing advice, input to their strategy and training.

    Your profile

  • You are a native english speaker and have good verbal and written expression skills. Other languages, e.g. German, French or Portuguese are an asset.

  • You bring established experience in ethical storytelling and overall communication for NGOs.

  • You have experience
    in writing articles, editing and proofreading texts.

  • You are experienced in supporting and training colleagues and functioning as a focal point for communications advice and strategy input.

  • You have experience in media relations and expanding media coverage.

  • Ideally you have an educational background in journalism or communications and are familiar with platforms / tools such as Wordpress, MailChimp and Access Campaign.

  • You bring interest in development cooperation and Light for the World’s mandate area.

    Our offer

  • An outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an international development organization and to extend your professional experience

  • A highly motivated, professional and diverse team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas.

  • A competitive salary for the NGO sector, incl. full social insurance & other benefits
    flexible working hours with remote working options

  • A friendly, dynamic and inclusive working environment

    How to Apply

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