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Communications Officer- Kakenya

Nthoki Irene

Narok, Kenya

4 months ago


Job Description

Kakenya’s Dream seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle destructive cultural practices in Kenya, such as female genital mutilation and early forced marriage. These future leaders will improve their community, their nation, and the world. We challenge ourselves to come up with the best educational system for young African girls and we promise to share our models with others. Responsibilities Communications Support (90%) Brainstorm and provide creative support and ideas for social media posts, video content, thought leadership pieces, and blogs Draft interview questionnaires and conduct interviews with students, families, and the wider community in Enoosaen to share with our supporters and donors around the world Build up a bank of compelling student interviews and programming/event stories and articles with high quality photos for communications and development staff use (collect and finalize approximately 5 interviews/stories per month) Take professional class photos of each class at KCE I and II annually Requirements Degree/Higher Diploma preferably in Journalism and Mass Communications, Public Relations, Development Communication or any other related field Minimum 2 years relevant experience in the communication field, preferable in an NGO environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to meet strict deadlines and manage multiple priorities Must be results focused, team oriented, creative, and a self-starter How to Apply If you meet the above qualifications please email your resume, cover letter, a creative writing sample (preferably an interview or storytelling piece), and 2-3 photography samples to jobs@kakenyasdream.org by close of business on Friday 11th December, 2020. Please note, applications without all the above materials will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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