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Communications Lead

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

As the Communications Lead you will be operationally and tactically responsible for driving the GrowthAfrica’s brand towards all stakeholders: Funders, investors, prospective applicants for our startup programmes, partners, potential clients, alumni and employees etc. You will be working with the co-development, execution and follow-up on the organisation’s communications strategy. Integral to the role is the operational and tactical
development of a core base of communication resources covering among others: programme templates, profiles and presentations, press releases and interview guidelines.
This will include representing the firm at relevant forums, development of copywriting for presentation materials and assisting in the development of external proposals and drafting of partnership agreements,
as well as reporting to funding partners.


  1. Drawing attention of investors, funders, partners and mentors to
    GrowthAfrica and our ventures
  2. Co-creation and implementation of communications towards GrowthAfrica’s complex web of clients and stakeholders in mind
  3. Attracting high-potential and growth-oriented start-ups and ventures to our acceleration programmes and other services
  4. Positioning GrowthAfrica in relevant on- and off-line media especially
    outside Kenya by developing, documenting and maintaining public relations
  5. Bringing a data and research supported approach to our communications
    and positioning
  6. Developing and refining copywriting for on- and offline plus social communications channels
  7. Development of communications templates and resources, e.g. interview
    guidelines, profiles and presentations
  8. Draft periodic reports for funding partners; communicate impact data and
    derived insights
  9. Assisting in the development of funding and partnership proposals
  10. Providing communications related advice and support to our ventures,
    e.g. investor briefs, pitch decks
  11. Driving internal communications protocols and policies; train staff on
    the same

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Monday, July 2, 2018
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Public Relations; Presentation skills; Brand management; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Copywriting; Communication; Corporate communications
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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