Communication manager

Job Code AHF-JB-5738F.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations, Journalism and Business administration Focused on communication.

Experience: We dont necessarily base competency on previous experience. However, a candidate must pass a face to face interview upon selection The face to face interviews will be conducted in July. More communication will be done on this to specific candidates

About the job

As a Communications Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies to effectively convey the organization's messages to internal and external stakeholders. Your role will involve a combination of strategic planning, content creation, and relationship management to enhance the organization's reputation and promote its objectives. Key responsibilities include:

1. Developing comprehensive communication plans aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.

2. Creating compelling content for various communication channels, including press releases, website content, social media posts, newsletters, and marketing materials.

3. Managing media relations, including pitching stories to journalists, coordinating interviews, and responding to media inquiries.

4. Cultivating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including media contacts, industry influencers, customers, and employees..

5. Monitoring media coverage and online conversations related to the organization and its industry, and proactively addressing any issues or opportunities.

6. Serving as a spokesperson for the organization and representing it in interviews, presentations, and public events.

7. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, such as marketing, public relations, and human resources, to ensure consistency in messaging and branding.

8. Measuring and analyzing the effectiveness of communication initiatives, and making recommendations for improvement.

9. Staying informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in communications..

Skill Requirements

1. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with the ability to create clear and compelling content for various audiences and channels.

2. Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas concisely and persuasively.

3. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing communication strategies and campaigns.

4. Proficiency in using communication tools and platforms, including social media, content management systems, and media monitoring software.

5. Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

6. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.

7.Creative thinking and problem-solving skills, with a proactive and results-oriented approach.

8. High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

Nairobi, Kenya
1.5M -1.6M
Estimate sal. Per Year
  • Kindly note that if you qualify for this role, you will start working once we have officially started operations in Kenya. Currently, we are in the final steps of approvals from kenyan authorities. We estimate this will take a few months. Once you qualify, more details on reporting date and location will be communicated through your personal contacts. Success!