Job Vacancy at DAI

Job Vacancy at DAI

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  • Position: Strategic Communications Manager
  • Location: Kenya


DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.


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The Strategic Communications Manager will work closely with LINK’s top management to ensure internal and external awareness of project purpose and activities, and to enhance the effectiveness, scaling and results of the project. The Strategic Communications Manager will play a critical role on the project’s cross-cutting Knowledge, Learning and Communications (KLC) team. Since learning and knowledge management are foundational components of LINK, the Communications Manager will be responsible for providing thought leadership and bringing innovative thinking in communications to enhance design and implementation of individual buy-in activities, project-wide initiatives and overall project reporting.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading a communications team for a high profile, demanding communications role, including:
  • Design communications, press and marketing strategies;
  • Oversight and design of multi-media platforms, including content development, for a combination of video, print and social media inputs;
  • Demonstrated experience designing and distributing marketing products;
  • Demonstrated experience organizing, managing and liaising with external organizations and press.
  • Proven networking skills with broad spectrum of contacts with diverse target groups related to prior work experience;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including:
  • High level of self-initiative and creativity;
  • Able to work effectively on a team;
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and inputs from multiple sources into cohesive, strategic messages and products;
  • Proficiency with graphic design software and skilled in designing and producing basic layouts and graphics.

How to Apply

If you believe you qualify for this job, kindly submit your CV, current and expected salary to hrafricalead@dai.com by January 20, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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