International Relations, Head of Department, Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires the spearheading of the ITF international expansion dubbed “the ITF Dream Challenge” by:

Opening new branches in East Africa, West Africa and the rest of the world and initiating international marketing, communications and Fund-raising initiatives.

Directing the International Office branches including projects planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and oversight of budgets.

Facilitating, coordinating and acting as a primary point-of-contact for all international affairs including: (i) Maintaining the relationship with current international partners and (ii) Establishing new relationships with international organizations and states/Governments.

Identifying and preparing grant proposals and or other fundraising strategies for international projects/offices.

Hiring, training/mentoring, supervising, and evaluating international offices volunteer staff.

Receiving and mentoring international volunteers, ensuring they are well settled and facilitate their quick adjustment to their new environment.

Organizing and evaluating international programs including conferences, events and seminars as well as representing ITF

Other responsibilities may be assigned.


Hold at least a bachelor’s degree in related fields such as International Relations, Communications, marketing etc.

Possess knowledge in current issues and best practices relating to international youth development.

Ability to come up with creative ideas for communication and promotional materials, fundraising, identify potential opportunities for raising funds and write grant proposals,

Have excellent communication skills both orally and in writing (minimally in English), excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to work with individuals from different cultures,

Possess basic computer skills including graphic communication and social media management,

Ability to maintain an established work schedule, with or without flexibility,

Strong organizational and management skills- ability to multi-task and prioritize,

Motivated to learn and take on new challenges

Willingness and capacity to volunteer

Unparalleled passion and commitment for youth & community development.

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