JOB ADVERT: Communication Officer

Job Title:Communication Officer
Location:Nairobi, Kenya
Reports to:Chief Executive Officer
Line Management Responsibilities:None
Contract Terms:One year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension dependent on funding and satisfactory performance. Flexibility with working hours required

Role Purpose

The Communication Officer is tasked with implementing eMA’s communication strategy and plan with a focus of transforming eMA into a respectable brand within the mentorship sphere, increasing the organization’s visibility and strengthening its capacity to undertake communication work for eMA. Specifically the role is expected to: Undertake activities that increase visibility and understanding of eMA, its work and the impact; implement strategies that develop eMA into a respected mentorship brand in the region; and undertake activities to strengthen eMA’s internal communication capacity.

The role is expected to steer utilization of online and social media space towards developing eMA programs portfolio.

Competencies & Skills required

  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills.
  • Copywriting and editing skills.
  • Passion for brand building and creativity are very important attributes for this role
  • Knowledge of social media analytics software, such as Facebook Insights and Google Analytics to track audience engagement and campaign performance.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A graduate with a bachelor’s degree in communications or related field such as marketing advertising, journalism or graphic design.
  • Experience with major social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snap, etc.
  • Experience with content management systems, Canva, Adobe Photoshop, Lighthouse, Illustrator, InDesign, and other design software is a requirement
  • Experience with video software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects).

Application Process

Applications should be submitted to (clearly indicating the position being applied for) by CoB 18th April 2022. Application should include a cover letter explaining suitability for the position being applied for and Curriculum Vitae. eMA is a Youth focus organization hence encourages youth aged 25 – 35 years to apply.

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