The National Treasury and Planning Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya

The National Treasury and Planning Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya


Objective

  • The main objective of the Communications Specialist’s assignment is to develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive communication strategy for the Climate Finance and Green Economy Program to enable the
    FLLCoA , Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit, MDAs and Counties to effectively engage with its various stakeholders

    The Communications Specialist is expected to meet the above objectives by performing, without limitation, the following tasks

  • Create Awareness on Climate Finance and Green Economy through appropriates outreach
    products.

  • Design and execute strategies to increase awareness on Climate Finance and Green Economy (Locally – Led Climate Change initiatives), their rationale, benefits and progress of the Program in the country;

  • Develop information material (Fliers, brochures, FAQs, Presentations, documentaries) to highlight the progress of the Climate Finance and Green Economy (Locally –Led Climate Change initiatives);

  • Manage and coordinate production of various information publications by the Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit to build understanding and support of the program.

  • Respond to queries on Climate Finance and Green Economy (Locally –Led Climate Change Initiatives) by prospective investors, private sector, public agencies and the citizenry.

    Establish Program Brand, Public / Media Relations

  • Maintain a comprehensive and current database of key media houses and media practitioners in the region.

  • Build and maintain strong and mutually beneficial ties with members of the press community.

  • Develop press releases, fact sheets, holding statements and newspaper supplements to keep the media and the country well informed of the Climate Finance and Green Economy (Locally –Led Climate change Initiatives) agenda in the county.

  • Co-ordinate and manage Public Notices, Advertisements and Promotional Campaigns as may be required from time to time.

  • In consultation with FLLCoA Program and Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit staff, draft appropriate articles on program areas for issuance by the Unit and National Treasury management.

  • Co-ordinate media appearances/interviews for Program and the Unit management and technical resource persons.

  • Manage any crisis communication that may arise including drafting responses to misinformation in the media.

    Develop a Stakeholders’ Engagement Plan

  • Maintain an up-to-date data base and relation with the donor / development partner community and act as an effective liaison.

  • Keep a comprehensive and up to date contact list of all key stakeholders to the Program.

  • Organize and coordinate meetings with key stakeholders to generate understanding and support of the Program and Climate Finance and Green
    Economy agenda.

  • Constantly explore areas/ideas/activities of mutual benefit and partnership between the Unit, FLLCoA and her stakeholders.

  • Plan and execute strategies to address any concerns between the Unit, FLLCoA and any of her stakeholders.

    Support Event Management

  • Arrange and coordinate workshops and conferences for the Unit and FLLCoA.

  • Manage Protocol related issues and guest relations for the Unit

  • Plan and coordinate appearance of the Unit in local and international fora to champion Climate Change and Green Economy issues.

    Internal Communication

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit Staff and Consultants are well updated on the progress of various agenda by the Unit.

  • Organize events that contribute to better communication, understanding and teamwork within the Unit.

    Managing Website, Disclosure Portal and Corporate Email Address

  • Frequently updating the Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit website.

  • Responding to all queries in the corporate email address in an efficient manner.

  • Periodically reviewing the design and layout of the Climate Finance and Green Economy Unit Website to ensure it is fit for purpose.

  • Design and implement programs to communicate and simplify the Climate Finance and Green Economy agenda to the ordinary citizens for their support.

  • Positively highlight results and achievements of the FLLCoA Program.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Program Coordinator or designate.

    Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in communication, mass media, public relations or a related field.

    Experience

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in communication work (preferably development communications) in senior management of a communication function, developed and implemented effective communication strategies and campaigns.

    Skills

  • Outstanding communication skills both in written and spoken medium with a strong command of English and Kiswahili languages.

  • Working knowledge in Climate Finance and Green Economy frameworks will be an additional merit.

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; The National Treasury and Planning Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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