Tax Justice Network-Africa Jobs in Kenya

Tax Justice Network-Africa Program Intern Jobs in Kenya

Specific Responsibilities

The Program Intern will offer services in Policy department by assisting in the following tasks:-

  • Mapping out organisations across the continent working on tax-related agenda to inform TJN-A recruitment drive
  • Mapping experts and influencers of African tax justice agenda to support the ongoing effort to set up TJNA advisory panel
  • Develop database for persons and institutions that have interacted with TJN-A for outreach purpose
  • Support documentation for TJNA@10
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


  • A Bachelor’s degree with a background in any of the following: Economics, Communications, Business studies, law, political science or business management
  • Demonstrated strong writing and revision skills (content structuring and copy-editing)
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Outlook, Internet (browsers and Skype) and data base management
  • Project profiling skills is essential
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Able and willing to learn and work with teams based in Nairobi and partners across Africa
  • Able and willing to work within tight deadlines
  • Able and willing to work in a multicultural context as a respectful team player
  • Knowledge of French is a plus

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements above are requested to submit their detailed CVs alongside a letter of motivation to the following email address by the 26th May, 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; Tax Justice Network-Africa Program Intern Jobs in Kenya

    Tax Justice Network-Africa Communications, Campaigns and Outreach Manager Jobs in Kenya

    Specific Responsibilities

    Program Development and Planning

  • Lead in the development, review and execution of the TJN-A Communications strategy as part of the broader organisation’s strategic plan
  • Jointly with the programme team support the monitoring of major socio-economic and development issues related to Tax justice and their effects on TJN-A work and provide the TJN-A secretariat with analysis to inform the development and refinement of program, advocacy and communication strategies
  • Keep abreast with global initiatives within the Tax Justice campaign and the international tax agenda and wherever possible, apply them in TJN A’s communications and media work
  • Ensure the integration of communications and media work in all aspects of Tax justice programming by providing support to TJN-A members, partners and staff
  • Develop annual budget for communication and outreach contribute to the development of overall TJN-A annual budgets and support fundraising
  • Develop and/or contribute to the development of M&E plans and guide MEL activities throughout the communication Unit

    Communications /Campaigns

  • Implement and monitor the delivery of the communications and media strategy and plan in collaboration with the Assistant Communications Officer and identifying opportunities that provide platforms for our media work
  • Ensure the development and implementation a clear communications and media protocol for the organization ensuring that this is consistent with the guidelines and principles of TJN-A; Build relationships with the press
  • Lead on the crafting of communication and advocacy messages in coordination with the Deputy Executive Director
  • Jointly with the programme provide support to the conceptualization, development, and design of external communications including publications, Fact sheets, briefs, blogs, policy briefs, e-mail correspondences, etc.
  • Review all publications produced by the organization to ensure that the TJN-A branding and communication guidelines are uniformly and consistently followed
  • Establish and maintain contacts with national and international media and develop champions of Tax Justice issues through person-to-person advocacy, provision of media briefing kits and other TJN-A materials

    Program Reporting

  • Produce and compile regular activity reports and updates on the implementation of the planned work activities of the outreach and campaigns
  • Produce timely reports as part of TJN-A’s quarterly, annual and monthly reports
  • Help write and develop campaign literature, drafting speeches and create copy for the campaign sections of the website
  • Develop and manage and execute a clear monitoring and evaluation strategy for the Communication Campaign and outreach Unit

    Human and Financial Resource Management

  • Draw up budgets for communications, campaigns and outreach work and activities, manage spending within budgets, and provide justifications for variances to the Executive Director
  • Supervise and line manage staff in the communication and Campaign unit, ensuring competencies and outputs meet the program’s demands and expectations
  • Implement the department’s selection of consultants/service providers

    Qualification and Experience

  • Masters Degree in journalism, development communication, political science or other related field
  • Working Knowledge of French

    Required Competences

  • At least 7 years of experience in communications and media work, preferably with a an NGO or CSO working at regional level
  • Experience in managing a diverse team
  • Good understanding of Africa’s development issues and how various social, economic and political issues interact
  • Strong analytical and conceptualization skills and ability to think strategically
  • Ability to work on own initiative to build on and develop the job, combined with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills; developed capacity for tact, diplomacy and negotiation
  • Highly developed writing skills; able to write press releases, letters to the editor, country briefs, etc.
  • Proven ability to design effective communication products, lead formulation of communication messages and strategies
  • Strong presentation skills Proven ability to develop relationships with the media, other civil society organizations, and networks
  • Ability to communicate and work in both English and French is a must
  • Good program management skills
  • Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work
  • Proven experience of using MS office application (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and desktop publishing software
  • Must have a high sense of urgency, be result-oriented and a well-developed work ethic

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements above are requested to submit their detailed CVs alongside a letter of motivation to the following email address by the 19th June, 2017. Those who had earlier applied for this position should not re-apply.

    For more information and job application details, see; Tax Justice Network-Africa Communications, Campaigns and Outreach Manager Jobs in Kenya

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