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Communications Manager at Generation kenya

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Job Description

Knowledge, Qualifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant — hands-on — professional experience in a communications role.
  • Embody values and understand the future challenges and opportunities for youth empowerment and is passionate about creating an impact in Kenya’s employment ecosystem.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven track record writing press releases, developing blog content and creating social media posts in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in developing and executing communication strategies across multiple channels.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of content management systems, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and social media platforms.

Skills And Abilities

  • Excellent oral/presentation skills.
  • Strong teamwork orientation, with an ability to lead and work effectively with a range of media partners and colleagues.
  • Strategic and innovative with an ability to identify ways to improve communication efforts and sell the vision of Generation.
  • Ability to explain complex ideas in easily accessible way tailored to different audiences.
  • Be adaptable/flexible in order to respond to a fast-changing environment.
  • Strong project planning and management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Required Competencies and Mindsets

  • Excited by the idea of working in a fast-moving environment, balancing the opportunity to engage in a wide range of work with the necessary adaptability and flexibility to do so.
  • Passion for working in a mission-driven environment.
  • Proactive collaborator, willing to propose solutions and ideas to challenges based on expertise, debate their merits, and make final recommendations.
  • Self-reflective and open to receiving and giving frequent feedback.
  • A positive, solutions-oriented attitude, drive for excellence, and ability to be a team player.
  • A strong sense of ownership (takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives) and timeliness.
  • Ability to comfortably navigate new technologies.
  • High level of attention to detail and interactions.

Personal Qualities

  • Resourceful Self-starter with confidence and ability to drive things with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts.
  • Commitment to respect and value equality and diversity and understanding of how this applies to own area of work.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationship with a wide range of media stakeholder.
  • Commitment to own continuing personal and professional development.
  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and aligned with Generation vision, mission, and values.
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