Communication Officer Job in Kenya

Job Summary

The purpose of this
position is to provide support to the communication function for ENGAGE
project. This will include enforcing branding and marking guidelines,
development, and production of communication materials like photography,
videography, and support during project events. Additionally, incumbent will be
expected to work with Project Manager to identify high quality success stories
which will be used by donor and project staff to produce communication
materials.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Organize
and manage ENGAGE project photo/video library, ensuring that all materials are
well organized, up to date and accessible for project use and reference.

Maintain
strong relationship with all project staff and check in on a weekly basis for
story leads, success story suggestions.

Develop
and disseminate Audio visual content (record audio/video clips of beneficiaries
to enhance visibility of project work.

Designing,
Copywriting, and development of project tools and job aids within the branding
and marking guidelines of the donor.


Work
with the Project Manager to develop and Implement a communications plan to
track impact of project in the community.

Maintain
and create content for blogs, news, video and social channels such as Twitter,
Linked-In, YouTube and Facebook (or equivalent) on a regular basis and share
the same with ENGAGE project management team.

Design
and disseminate factsheets and reports on a quarterly basis to all relevant
internal and external stakeholders.

Provide
technical support (photography and videography – including editing and
production) for documentation or urgent need and high impact stories case
studies,   learning series, technical briefs and documentaries that
showcase ENGAGE project work and impact.

Respond
to immediate requests from project manager.

Job Specifications

Bachelor’s
degree in relevant field (Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public
Relations)

Skills:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English and Swahili fluency
required); Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills; Photography
and/or videography skills and extensive experience with Adobe Creative suite
software ( similar software)

Ability
to work both independently and collaboratively.

Proactive,
results-oriented, and sercice-oriented.

How To Apply

Notes

Applicants should email
their application letters, certified copies of certificates and 
curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their
qualifications, experience and three (3) 
referees
indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts;

Applications and related
documents should be forwarded addressed to the Director, Human Resource,
University of Nairobi;

Applicants
should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached
to those designations;

The
application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement;

Late
applications will not be considered and

Applications should be
emailed as one file in PDF: recruit-counitid@uonbi.ac.ke

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY,
JANUARY 31, 2024

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