Communications Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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UN Women

Communications Specialist - Gender Statistics

Nairobi, Kenya

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International Rescue Committee

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Church World Service

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Anvil Shield Holdings

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Human Resource Business Partner

Nairobi, Kenya

Communications Specialist - Gender Statistics

Closing: Dec 14, 2022

9 days remaining

Published: Dec 1, 2022 (4 days ago)

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Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in information sciences or communications studies required;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • At least 8 years of progressively responsible work experience at the national and regional level in communications and related fields;
  • Experience in the development of regional and national strategies on the development of gender statistics and establishment of coordination mechanisms on gender statistics;
  • Experience in communication related to Gender Statistics;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset.


Responsibilities

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in information sciences or communications studies required;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • At least 8 years of progressively responsible work experience at the national and regional level in communications and related fields;
  • Experience in the development of regional and national strategies on the development of gender statistics and establishment of coordination mechanisms on gender statistics;
  • Experience in communication related to Gender Statistics;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset.


1. Lead the development and implementation of communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans, Women Count ESA:

  • Conduct gender statistics communication needs assessments for RO/MCO/CO, including projects, programmes and corporate change initiatives;
  • Design, develop, and implement gender statistics communication and outreach/advocacy strategies, including media strategies; ensure gender perspective;
  • Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach strategies into proposals for gender statistics project/programmes and other initiatives;
  • Monitor and analyze print and social media and prepare reports;
  • Launch in-country UN Women/ UN system corporate and local/regional campaigns and special events;
  • Provide advice and guidance to and coordinate with CO/ MCOs in the region.

2. Lead the development and dissemination of advocacy materials related to gender statistics in the country/region:

  • Develop and produce communication and advocacy instruments and materials, including briefing materials, press releases, and articles and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
  • Identify and launch information opportunities, activities, approaches and platforms and partners;
  • Provide advice on advocacy materials and coordinate launching flagship initiatives and publications in the region;
  • Lead the engagement and supervision of video producers and other communication specialists to produce audio/ visual material on UN Women’s work;
  • Develop brochures, factsheets, stories from the field to inform media and general public at the regional level;
  • Follow guidelines from and report to HQ.

3. Manage media relations for ESA Women Count:

  • Lead relationship building with press in country; maintain and update database of relevant press;
  • Respond timely and clearly to media inquiries and to a variety of inquiries and information requests; prepare related correspondence; identify topics, background information, news-related development and coverage of interest;
  • Organize roundtable discussions, press conferences, and briefing sessions with press;
  • Facilitate interviews with senior managers; connect media with UN Women subject experts;
  • Finalize talking points.

4. Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with donors:

  • Identify and develop new communication partnerships and alliances to enhance visibility; manage and nurture existing partnerships;
  • Liaise with advocacy partners and undertake outreach to civil society organizations, governments, and other groups to ensure that newsworthy information reaches the public and donors;
  • Guide and collaborate closely with communication colleagues in other offices to ensure consistency with corporate policies, messaging and initiatives;
  • Submit packages for programme initiatives for donor review.

5. Oversee the Women Count CO/MCO/RO’s web/ online presence:

  • Develop and maintain regional web content related to data and statistics, including developing design and content.

6. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing around gender data and statistics:

  • Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned from COs and MCOs directly linked to programme country goals and activities and ensure exchange of information;
  • Provide training and workshops on communication and advocacy as appropriate.

7. Provide technical support and guidance on advocacy strategies and plans to country offices in the region:

  • Support country offices to develop gender statistics communication plans;
  • Provide technical support for launch and other gender statistics events in the region;
  • Support the development of social media assets and key messages to promote gender statistics at country level;
  • Provide support with regards to the development of gender statistics training materials as well as present training courses where appropriate.


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