Communications Associate

Company Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited
Reference # 26
Published 28/09/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Location Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Introduction
Our Client, in the Financial sector who focus on growing successful enterprises in Africa through business acceleration, strategic advice and access to investments are seeking to recruit a Communications Associate, who will be responsible communicating the company and its impactful activities to a broad range of stakeholders; Funders, investors, prospective applicants for our acceleration programmes, partners, potential clients, alumni and employees etc.
Job Functions Communications
Industries Banking / Finance & Investment
Specification
Duties and Responsibilities
1.Drawing attention of investors, funders, partners and mentors to the organization and its ventures
2.Development of a core base of communications templates and resources, e.g. interview guidelines, profiles and presentations
3.Attracting high-potential and growth-oriented startups and ventures to the organizations’ programmes and other services.
4.Co-creation and implementation of communications towards the organizations’ complex web of clients and stakeholders.
5.Developing and refining copywriting for on and offline plus social communications channels
6.Positioning the organization in relevant on and offline media especially outside Kenya by co-developing documenting and maintaining public relations.
7.Bringing a data and research supported approach to our communications and positioning.
8.Draft periodic reports for funding partners; communicate impact and derived insights
9.Assisting in the development of funding and partnership proposals.
10.Providing communications related advice and support to the organizations’ ventures, e.g. investor briefs, pitch decks.
11.Driving internal communications protocols and policies, train staff on the same.
Requirements
1.4-6 years of work experience, with atleast 3 years dedicated within communications
2.Undergraduate degree in communications-relates studies (journalism, mass-media comm. Etc) and pursuing a graduate degree preferably in business - related studies e.g. MBA
3.Ability to position a bran to stakeholders from diverse geographic and socio-economic backgrounds
4.Experience in the development of organizational strategies relating to communications.
5.Must have impeccable verbal and written English communications skills.
6.Strong attention to details
7.Previous experience in developing fundraising proposals and donor communication, managing social and online media, content development and social media and blogs will be an asset.
Job Closing Date 30/11/2017
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