Senior Associate - Program Communications job at Bioversity International

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Senior Associate - Program Communications

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

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Bioversity International

Deadline of this Job:
07 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Associate - Program Communications

Main duties and responsibilities include:
• Lead the implementation of the internal and external strategy, the communication and knowledge management plans and activities to position OneSF’s narrative and impact pathways.
• Oversee, produce, and manage the development of OneSF’s communications and knowledge products (stories, releases, blogs, videos, podcasts, digital content, publications, etc.)
• Ensure participation in major events (CBD, UNFCCC, etc.), with an emphasis on positioning OneSF’s mission and sharing knowledge with stakeholders and priority audiences. 
• Coordinate global and regional actions with the Alliance Global and Regional communications officers (Africa, Asia, Latin America) and with CGIAR Outreach & Communications, and Partnerships and Advocacy units and team members.
• Contribute to the design and organization of high-level strategic meetings, knowledge management, and capacity building workshops, seminars, and events.
• Provide advice on external communications opportunities and issues related to OneSF’s mission.
• Contribute to the production of Alliance’s multimedia content, such as stories, videos, podcasts, awareness-raising materials, research briefs and reports, digital products, and capacity building tools.

The candidate shall have the following competencies, skills, and experience:
• Bachelors degree in communications, external affairs or marketing with experience working in interdisciplinary programs related to agriculture, environment and development studies preferred.
• Professional specialization or equivalent, Masters Degree desirable
• Minimum 3 years of work experience of relevant professional experience in similar roles with proven capacity for program communications coordination and knowledge management.
• Experience in the design and deployment of communications strategies and plans using different media to target a wide range of audiences.
• Broad understanding of sustainable finance
• Knowledge of international development field highly preferred
• Excellent knowledge of MS office applications, especially Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel, and ability to learn new applications quickly
• Ability to create engaging digital content for use on social media platforms to a high standard, using platforms like Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud, Headliner etc.
• Strong knowledge of and experience with different CMS, including Drupal and WordPress
• Experience with photography and/or videography desirable
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
• Demonstrate initiative and creativity in reaching and enthusing new and existing stakeholders and working in a multi-stakeholder environment
• Must be able to work independently with little supervision, but also participate as a team member in the accomplishment of duties
• Well-developed organization skills with the ability to deliver on-time and manage numerous tasks simultaneously
• Ability to relate positively and to engage with a wide range of people
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize between tasks with excellent record keeping and data management skills
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment and communicate effectively with scientists and interdisciplinary teams

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-08-2066
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