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Musoni Kenya   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Communications Specialist

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Musoni Microfinance is the world’s first financial institution to exclusively use mobile money. We aim to be the most efficient microfinance institution in Kenya by being cashless, paperless and data driven to offer the best value, most flexible and most customer-oriented financial services in the market..

Duration and contract information:
This is a short-term assignment for up to 6 months with a possibility of further extensions. There shall be no expectation of contract change or renewal at the end of this assignment. The contract will be offered to candidates who are flexible in their availability and willing to work a few days a week: –
Purpose of the Post:
The main purpose of this role is to set up a communication function at Musoni. The contractor will create a communication strategy and manage all internal and external communication needs at Musoni:


• Design, formulate and lead the development of the communications strategy for internal and external stakeholders;

•     Defining and executing Musoni’s social media strategy and creatively apply it to target among others, an agricultural audience
•      Setting up a short-long plan for content development through blogs and other relevant web channels
• Develop a strong corporate and brand identity
• Enhance Musoni’s media and online presence and information dissemination by upgrading the quality and use of existing media/information platforms (webpage, Facebook, twitter, YouTube, press releases, articles, video documentaries, etc.)
• Advise on and support the organization of publicity/outreach for various projects, knowledge sharing events and promotional opportunities
• Strengthening the Musoni brand through adoption of various effective communication strategies
• Improving product and brand visibility locally, regionally and internationally
• Identifying and engaging Musoni customers to create content/human-interest stories that demonstrate Musoni’s transformative impact
• Provide technical support for the website re-design project, refine the architecture and design following input from staff
• Improving online presence through search engine optimization and other suitable methods
• Setting up internal structures and processes that ensure internal and external communication is managed continuously including up-skilling relevant staff members to manage Musoni communications
• Defining methodologies to analyze the reach and impact of Musoni’s communications
• A comprehensive Communications Strategy and execution plan
• A brand book and visual style guide for Musoni
• Information packs specifically tailored for each of Musoni’s stakeholders; partners, investors, customers and media. This should include design & layout templates to use in future
• Press releases on Musoni’s key projects and partnerships- to be distributed through print and digital media
• An analysis of industry trends and Musoni’s brand rating/ perception- internally and externally
• Launch Musoni’s new and interactive website
• An updated online presence; Facebook, twitter, YouTube, Musoni blog
• Up-skilled resource at Musoni to manage communications moving forward

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project implementation; Business strategy; Internal communication; Programme management; External communication; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Public Relations
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Musoni Kenya

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 50-100 people

Musoni is derived from “m-usoni” where “m” stands for Mobile and “usoni” is the Swahili word for Future, hence Mobile Future. Musoni is the future of high quality micro-financial services and leverages Information Communication Technology (ICT) heavily to manage its operations much more efficiently than peer organizations, and to scale rapidly as it delivers better services to clients.

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