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Communications Manager

Living Goods
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

As our Regional Communications Manager, you will help develop compelling success stories and other written materials (e.g. fact sheets, stakeholder reports, case studies) that elucidate our work and amplify our messages. Through your writing and development of multimedia materials, you will connect people to the impact of our work and influence them to take action. You will help build the capacity of staff across the region to effectively support telling the story of Living Goods and the power of community health

Responsibilities

  • Develop strategy. You will work the country teams in Kenya and Uganda and the Community Health Strengthening Team to create a communications plan for the countries where we currently work and might soon operate.  You will also work to build bridges across the organization to support internal communications, so that global messages cascade down, and important developments ladder up. You will regularly collaborate with our country-level business development, advocacy and program teams. Under the leadership of the U.S.-based Director of Communications, you will also work to identify new and innovative ways to document and publicize Living Goods’ work
  • Build the brand.  We need you to expand the base of people in the region that know Living Goods.  Through videos, blogs, and photographs, stories, infographics, policy briefs and presentations, you will build both awareness and good vibes for Living Goods.
  • Generate media coverage.  You will help grow coverage for both Living Goods and community health in targeted media outlets.  Your efforts will include coverage in print, broadcast and digital media. In social media, you will increase our engagement on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.  You will also develop key Living Goods allies among the media.
  • Promote us.  Through global health conferences and other events, you will help develop tools and materials to promote Living Goods.  You will identify events in the region to showcase our work.
  • A website full of wonder.  You will support the development of a new website for Living Goods and create content that positions us as a thought leader and key innovator in the field of community health, while reinforcing our values of inclusion, effectiveness, business savvy, and innovation.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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