We World GVC Communications and Fundraising Officer Jobs in Kenya

We World GVC Communications and Fundraising Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • WEWORLD-GVC (Italy), Alianza por la Solidaridad (Spain), Acción contra el Hambre (Spain) and ActionAid Hellas (Greece) are international non-governmental organizations that have joined their expertise in management of humanitarian action worldwide and now implement the “EU Aid Volunteers supporting and complementing Humanitarian Aid in Middle East, Africa, Asia and Southern and Central America” project. The project’s aim is to improve the response and the resilience capacities of the most vulnerable local communities through needs-based humanitarian aid (HA) in the Middle East, Asia, Southern and Central America and Africa with the deployment of 58 EU Aid Volunteers and 4 online volunteers.

  • WE WORLD-GVC Kenya works in the counties of Nairobi, Homabay, Migori, Naork and Isiolo. The framework of political and social context in these counties can be considered almost safe without particular risks for expatriates, volunteers and local staff (particular attention needs to be paid in Isiolo county and frequent field assessments need to be conducted).

    Tasks

    Technical Tasks

  • Contributing to the creation of materials to be published on the website and on the social media;

  • Planning the production of web contents;

  • Manage communication on social networks;

  • Manage the preparation and publication of the monthly newsletter;

  • Promote awareness campaigns and mobilization of funds;

  • Manage and enrich the photo and video archive of WeWorld-GVC;

  • Writing of articles and press releases.

  • Mapping of institutional and corporate/private donors in the region

  • Creating a first database of contacts to be managed;

  • Benchmarking of fundraising activities by other NGO’s in the region;

  • Develop a fundraising strategy for WW-GVC in Kenya to approach both institutional and corporate/private donors;

  • Develop communication tools or products tailor made for fundraising (according to the target audience);

  • Support the WW staff in fundraising meetings with the potential donors;

    Coordination Tasks

  • Assist the project team in day to day monitoring of the project in the overall implementation and management of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and information management for a high quality, innovative and effective learning programme;

  • prepare reports as required on the programming activities for internal, donor and beneficiaries;

  • support the sharing and disseminating successes, lessons learnt and best practices both internally and externally;

  • participate to the team coordination meetings;

  • support the organization of training sessions and project public events (launch events, workshops, etc.).

  • Communication and Awareness
    on EU Aid Volunteers Initiative

  • Promote local volunteerism;

  • Train local volunteers on organization and implementation of volunteer-based activities, when applicable;

  • Promote partnerships and collaboration between local and European organizations;

  • Draft and publish articles describing volunteer's experience in the field;

  • Gather audiovisual materials to be used in a public awareness activity in the volunteer's local community in Europe;

  • In coordination with the NGOs partner of the project, organize and execute a public awareness activity once back in Europe.

  • The EU Aid Volunteer shall perform other duties, as required.

  • Apprenticeship: An apprenticeship of 6 months is foreseen

    Required Competences

    Studies

  • Degree in communication, political science and related studies;

  • Specific media and communication studies desired;

    Languages

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken;

  • Knowledge of Italian is an asset;

    Skills

  • Excellent knowledge and good general knowledge of the full Office suite;

  • Stress management;

  • Adaptability;

  • Team working;

  • Intercultural awareness and respectful attitude towards other customs and traditions;

  • Good interpersonal, team working skills and ability to work independently;

  • Good ability to adapt to the situation of instability;

  • Ability to write reports and press releases; knowledge of web 2.0 and its potential for the internet positioning;

  • Knowledge of the main CMS, the application office and e-mail tools;

  • Knowledge and passion for digital technologies and the web marketing (including SEO, SEM, Google AdWords / AdGrant, Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Linkedin Ads, HTML, CMS, web and social analytics); Knowledge in the use of photo editing tools (eg. Adobe Photoshop), and basic graphical management for text and graphics.

    Experiences

  • Good general knowledge of the full Office suite;

  • Previous experience in developing countries;

  • Professional experience in similar activities (communications office, digital marketing, publishing activities) of at least 3 years;

  • Prior volunteer experience is an asset.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; We World GVC Communications and Fundraising Officer Jobs in Kenya


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