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Communications Officer-Natural Recourse Governance Institute

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Nairobi

1 week ago


Job Description

Job Purpose: Targeted, tactical and influential communications are key to NRGI’s success. Impactful communications drive the impact of our programs, enabling policy and practice changes that help to fundamentally change the shape of Natural Resource Governance for the benefit of all. Our compelling brand positions NRGI as a trusted partner, giving it the license to operate as a thought leader in the spaces where change happens. Ensure a comprehensive understanding of the ecosystem within which NRGI’s Regional teams are operating and the strategic change goals that they are seeking to achieve. Develop creative, feasible and measurable strategies to influence key regional decision-makers and support the efforts of NRGI’s programs to drive systemic change. Strengthen NRGI presence through traditional and new media forms, perfecting the targeting and tailoring of messaging and engagement across channels and platforms

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. At least 5 years of directly relevant experience in Public Relations and international development Network of relevant contacts in media and PR Experience managing across traditional and new media channels (social media, video and audio) Experience managing campaigns from inception to post roll-out learning & feedback Able to use social media strategically; come up with ideas for expanding the organization’s reach and impact Familiarity with brand management Familiarity with communication and change management theories and models Experience working in a complex or pioneering environment, including managing and creating opportunities for systemic change
  2. Having the gravitas, credibility and ability to initiate and develop strategic relationships and influence key stakeholders at a project, country, and region level

Education + Experience

  1. Master’s degree in relevant field (communication, public affairs, journalism, development, political science, economics, international affairs, etc
  2. )