Communications Officer

at APHRC
Published October 30, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

APHRC seeks to recruit a Communications Officer to join its Visibility Unit- the team responsible for the Center’s internal and external communications.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Digital Communications

Work with the Communications Manager to develop and deliver the Center’s social media strategy.
Manage APHRC’s social media account, with the support and input of the Communications Manager.
Create interactive and engaging content that is tailored to a range of audiences.
Write compelling copy for the website and social media, complying with APHRC’s editorial standards.
With the support of the Communications Manager, ensure the APHRC website is regularly updated. S/he will be responsible for consistency and quality control.
Maintain a high standard for copy and content, meeting brand and style guidelines.
Lead multimedia productions including video, photography and design.

Media Relations

Facilitate engagement with media for profiling of the Center’s work through media pitches.
Monitor social media for any press / journalist requests APHRC might respond to.
Respond in a timely manner to queries from local and national media.
Package stories and information enabling us to pitch to print and online media.

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field

Experience

3-5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role

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