NGO Communications & Advocacy Director Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

NGO Communications & Advocacy Director Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client is an international organization that works to ensure the delivery of life-saving health products, technologies, and information to those who need them the most.

  • They Seek to hire an experienced Communications & Advocacy Director who will be responsible for leading teams, diversify strategies and provide strategic advice to diverse audiences.


  • Developing strategies for creating key messages, fact sheets, social media posts and creative digital materials.

  • Identify strategic moments and engage champions to influence target stakeholders and amplify our clients’ goals

  • Get partners, influencers, and decision-makers in the same place by overseeing high-level events, including identifying invitees and speakers, and developing agendas, thematic content, or presentations.

  • Lead the development and implementation of advocacy strategies in consultation with key stakeholders.

  • Build coalitions of support around issues with dedicated outreach, organization, and relationship management.

  • Follow trends in global health policies and funding opportunities to continuously innovate on strategy.

  • Conduct policy research and analysis; lead the development of policy briefs, landscaping and mapping reports, messaging frameworks, consultations and other outputs to influence policy change.

  • Engage with policymakers and stakeholders to promote and advance client goals through sharing evidence-based policy solutions.

  • Oversee all major deliverables by developing a vision and strategy, delegating work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

  • Manage client relationships, ensuring the needs of the client are met, keeping executive management apprised of project development.

  • Develop relationships with international opinion leaders and journalists.

  • Understand background and nuance across priority issue areas to form compelling arguments and provide strategic counsel
    to clients.

  • Coach junior staff members on writing, client-facing interactions, and time management skills.

  • Member of the senior management team (SMT).


  • Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing or equivalent required.

  • 7-10 years of work experience, including that of managing small teams.

  • Experience managing and mentoring teams to achieve ambitious results.

  • Exceptional writing skills with an emphasis on persuasive writing.

  • Deep expertise in communications and media relations including pitching.

  • Experience managing budgets.

  • Public health and global development experience.

  • Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • International work experience; experience working across cultures and geographies.

  • Online campaign and digital strategy experience.

  • Experience in policy research and analysis, with a focus on evidence, understanding political and policy contexts, and finding solutions.

  • Experience with Adobe Suite of creative tools (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop).

  • Proficiency in another language (French, Portuguese).

  • NB: Must have experience in media relations, communications and excellent writing skills.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Communications & Advocacy Director- NGO) to

  • before 20th July 2021.

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