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Media And Communications Officer

Closing: Apr 19, 2024

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Published: Mar 25, 2024 (31 days ago)

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Overview

  • The post of the Media and Communications Officer works collaboratively with the Kenyan and the UK team. The post holder is accountable to the Programmes Manager and will focus upon delivering the outcomes in the Media and Communications plan alongside other Tushinde staff. He/she will be proactively involved in a range of media and communications activities including organising events, maintaining donor data and communications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years' relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Experience working in a similar role in an NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop, Canva, etc).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Proficient in Google products, content management systems, and social media platforms.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a tailored covering letter to: [email protected]**,** using ‘Media and Communications Officer ’ as the subject of the mail by 19th April 2024. The cover letter must show that you have given serious thought to working with Tushinde.


Responsibilities

Overview

  • The post of the Media and Communications Officer works collaboratively with the Kenyan and the UK team. The post holder is accountable to the Programmes Manager and will focus upon delivering the outcomes in the Media and Communications plan alongside other Tushinde staff. He/she will be proactively involved in a range of media and communications activities including organising events, maintaining donor data and communications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years' relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Experience working in a similar role in an NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop, Canva, etc).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Proficient in Google products, content management systems, and social media platforms.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a tailored covering letter to: [email protected]**,** using ‘Media and Communications Officer ’ as the subject of the mail by 19th April 2024. The cover letter must show that you have given serious thought to working with Tushinde.


  • Develop engaging content for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter ,Instagram, LinkedIn to communicate strategic messaging, advocate with, and influence stakeholders as well as increase outreach with targeted new audiences.
  • Develop and execute the organisation’s social media strategy and measure the success of all social media engagements, etc.
  • Work closely with the team to write, edit, design and distribute content, including case studies, press releases, website content, annual reports, fundraising posters/leaflets and other marketing material that communicates the organisation's activities.
  • Timely acknowledgements of donations,sending thank you cards and assist in preparation of donor reports
  • Map out potential donors locally and internationally and contribute to bid writing for grant applications
  • Maintain fundraising database and relevant documents.
  • Contribute to visual and digital communications, including photo gathering and editing, during Tushinde events and field visits.
  • Support capacity building of the Tushinde Children’s Trust team in effective communication and fundraising strategies.
  • Organising and managing program photos in folders in Google drive.
  • Ensure all marketing and communication materials align with the organisation brand standards.
  • Custodian of all marketing and communication materials/assets i.e camera, banners, etc.


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