Communications Officer Job in Kenya

Job Summary:

The Communications Officer at Faith to Action Network will play a crucial role in implementing the organization’s communication strategy. This role involves creating and managing content, handling media relations, overseeing digital media, and providing administrative support to enhance the visibility and profile of Faith to Action Network’s programs and activities. The Communications Officer will work closely with the programs team, external Relations and other departments.

Responsibilities:

Communications Strategy

Develop and implement tailored communication strategies for different audiences, including donors, program participants, partners, and the general public.

Create audience-specific content and messaging to effectively engage and inform each group.

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of communication strategies for each audience, adjusting plans as necessary based on feedback and metrics.

Collaborate with program teams to ensure consistent and cohesive messaging across all communication channels.

Working with the programs team to translate impact into compelling multi-media storytelling;


Working with counterparts from peer organizations, partners, Members or funders to manage Faith to Actions Network’s presence and participation in partner communications;

Maintaining digital media archives including photos and videos;

Maintaining updated contact lists and segments in MailChimp for partners, members and other relevant stakeholders

Content Creation and Digital Media Management:

Manage Faith to Action Network’s digital presence, including updating website content, monitoring social media analytics, and coordinating digital asset management.

Develop and implement communication materials such as social media content, blog posts, newsletters, press releases, and presentations.

Collaborate with program teams to gather and document success stories, program participant testimonials, and other content for communications purposes.

Collect case studies that demonstrate the impact and success of our work and projects, including interviewing participants and writing impact stories.

Produce high-quality photo and video assets and package these for various audiences.

Support the implementation of the social media strategy and content calendar across digital platforms.

Events/ Conferences Organization and Calendar Management:

Work with programs team to proactively develop a calendar of events aligned with Faith to Action Network’s thematic areas to ensure visibility and impact.

Organize and support events and conferences including logistics, invitations, promotional materials, and on-site coordination.

Collect feedback and analyze the success of events to improve future activities.

Manage and support webinars as requested, including technical setup, participant coordination, and follow-up communication.

Provide administrative support for the events and conferences such as scheduling

Media Relations:

Organize and coordinate media relations activities, including compiling media contact lists, pitching story ideas, and supporting press events globally.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field.

At least five years of progressively responsible experience as a Communications and PR role or journalist or in a similar position in an international development organization

Skilled at graphic design , photography and videography ,Proficient in the use of photo and video editing software and experience in designing and implementing effective print, audio and video products

A story teller able to convert data into interesting stories

Excellent writing skills

Proficiency in social media platforms and digital content management systems.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Experience with photography, videography, and multimedia production is an advantage.

Fluency in English; knowledge of other international languages eg French , Arabic etc is a plus.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and cover letter) to HR@faithtoactionetwork.org by July 14, 2024 indicating Communications Officer as the Email Subject