Amref Latest Recruitment

Amref Latest Recruitment

Work with NGOs Starting Salary- Ksh 200k
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Advocacy Communication Lead 

Job Purpose

The role of the Advocacy Communications Lead is to ensure effective, responsive, and compelling advocacy communications for the Advocacy Accelerator. The key function of the role is to manage the creation, implementation and oversight of advocacy communications materials and strategies for both internal and external audiences. The role exists to ensure clear and engaging messaging and outreach aligned across platforms for users of the Advocacy Accelerator in line with the overall strategy of the organisation. The role will oversee the creation and development of materials for various audiences, lead on the management of online platforms and ensure alignment across internal and external communications. This role provides supervision and direction to advocacy communication staff and often works in conjunction with the Knowledge Management and Content, Training and Facilitation functions.

Academic and Experience

  • Master’s degree in communications or other related field
  • Fluency in French is highly desired, but not a prerequisite§ Experience in advocacy in development for Africa
  • At least 7 years of communications experience, particularly in global health, international development, and/or advocacy§ Proven experience in developing and implementing strategic advocacy communications strategies
  • Experience managing, assessing, and maximizing knowledge management platforms§ Experience managing website development, overseeing content collection/creation, and working with communications software for contact management, webinars, etc
  • Experience managing and implementing social media strategies on Facebook and Twitter
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment with diverse stakeholders§ Proven experience in development of communications materials, presentations, and publications

Competences and Skills

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work autonomously under pressure of deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, negotiation and networking skills
  • People management skills that include diplomacy, fostering a team environment, managing consultants, and managing administrative staff
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment with diverse stakeholders
  • Creativity and problem solving skills§ Ability to exercise confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with diverse groups of people

How to apply:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter before 4th May 2019 to recruitment@amref.org with the subject line: REF: Amref/Advocacy Accelerator/ACL/2019/04-01.

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