Oxfam RMCA-HECA - Regional Media and Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Oxfam RMCA-HECA - Regional Media and Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya

The Role

As part of the Oxfam International Regional Platform team, the Regional Media and Communications Advisor’s role is to profile Oxfam’s work in national, regional and global media and in wider communications to support Oxfam’s public engagement including fundraising and campaign goals.

The post holder will work with national and affiliate press officers in the HECA Region (DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda) to deliver high-quality media projects and compelling story-gathering materials for national, regional and global media markets, and wider social media and communications needs.

(S)he will provide strategic media, communications and social media advice to senior-level staff at regional and country level on a day-to-day basis in the development of plans, matters of brand risk and to maximise communications impact

Please see the job description for further details.


  • You will have a qualification in media studies or journalism or equivalent experience.
  • You will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • You will be an experienced story-teller- able to conceptualise, design and deliver media, story-gathering and digital communication strategies and produce high-quality communications to tight deadlines.
  • You will demonstrate experience at developping creative ways to engage the public on slow
    onset emergencies and development work.
  • You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the national regional, and international media works and a strong understanding of how the news media can be used to fundraise and influence change

    What we offer
  • As a visible member of the Oxfam media community, both internally (at national, regional and global level) and externally, this role offers an important opportunity to influence and shape Oxfam’s media strategy and promote and engage audiences with Oxfam’s work in the HECA region.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 11th August 2019
  • If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please click on the "apply" button to start the application process.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam RMCA-HECA - Regional Media and Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya
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