NGO Communications Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

NGO Communications Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a Non-Governmental Organization that promotes good governance seeks to recruit a Communications Officer to be based in Nairobi.

Reporting to the Campaign Coordinator, the Communications Officer will be responsible for high quality Communication and Project activity implementation.

Job Purpose:

Overall responsibilities of communications and branding, social media and mass media management, partnership building and coordination, training, program implementation, budget management and reporting and fundraising.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Communication and Project activity implementation which includes: Website and social media support, photography and videography, and General media / communication support.
  • Support communication initiatives across the organization including media advocacy, production and dissemination of quality publications and IEC materials;
  • Manage communications, brand and support strategy, ensure delivery of the Campaign’s objectives and design materials for diverse external constituencies.
  • Logistical support in planning for activities that includes: Preparing detailed activity reports for internal and external meetings.
  • Managing project resources and preparing financial reporting on activity costs
  • Ensure the day-to-day effectiveness of project delivery, noting and reporting on any areas where improvements are possible and or necessary.
  • Design and implement training programs for journalists and management of journalists’ grants;
  • Map out and mobilize journalists, activists, CSOs and other partners for public forums, events and other outreach activities;
  • Develop appropriate fundraising strategies as well as sustainable alternative revenue sources.
  • Implementation of crowd funding for social campaigns
  • Assisting in mapping out potential donors for the Campaign.

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, International Relations, Media, PR or Communication Studies, Development Studies or related courses from
    a recognized university;
  • At least 2 years demonstrated experience working in the media field;
  • Experience in working directly with communities and Civil Society Organizations;
  • Experience with use of computer programs including MS Office;
  • Familiarity with the lands rights, human rights, education and public accountability based advocacy approaches.

    Competencies
  • A person of high integrity
  • Demonstrable ability to think strategically, innovatively and practically to improve program quality;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrable presence, skills and passion in using technology and social media platforms;
  • Relationship building and maintenance;
  • Work well in a team and individually;
  • Good analytical and project administration skills;
  • Creative capacity to document using photography and audio-visual documentation;
  • Direct experience working with digital, print, radio and television;
  • Ability to speak up and proactively raise issues.

    How to Apply:
  • Qualified candidates should send their CVs and cover letter to jobs@careermanagementcentre.comclearly quoting “Communications Officer” on the email subject line not later than 29th April 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Career Management is a proud equal opportunity recruiter and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.


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