Intersectional Field Communications Manager At Médecins Sans Frontières

The Intersectional FCM will define, implement, coordinate and supervise all operational communication activities and strategies, according to MSF standards in Kenya. She/he will build MSF’s visibility, acceptance and leverage inside the country.
Tasks & Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Define the Communications Strategy and Objectives:

  • Define the Kenya CCF annually and monitor results through relevant indicators
  • Provide communications advice on public positioning and remain reactive to emergency communications needs
    • Media Management:
  • Contribute to the media landscape; social media mapping and organize media events
  • Organize media/communications trainings and briefings with MSF staff in the missions
  • Act as spokesperson when appropriate and approved
    • Content Production and Management:
  • Create communication packages
  • Track and archive communications production in the country to build institutional memory
  • Produce or supervise the production of content, including leaflets, brochures, posters, radio spots, newsletter, articles, photos, videos
    • Content Diffusion:
  • Actively promote the diffusion of MSF content in the country and on international MSF platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
    • Team Management: Manage, develop and supervise staff under his/her responsibility
    • Reporting and Communication: Produce regular reports with achievements, challenges, and priorities
    • Budget Management: Produce and manage yearly communications budget to support the identified and agreed communications priorities**Qualifications & Requirements:**
  • Education
    • Degree in Journalism, Communications, Humanitarian Affairs, Political Sciences or related Course
    • At least four years of relevant experience in communications, journalism or public relations
    • Proven ability to Supervise, lead and manage multidisciplinary teams
    • Desirable previous experience working with MSF or other NGOs in developing countries
    • Fluent in English and Swahili, written and spoken; command of other local languages desirable
    • Basic audiovisual production skills (photo and video)
    • Commitment to MSF’s work and values; willingness to work in various contexts
    • Strategic and Results oriented, teamplayer, flexible, culturally sensitive
    • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills with ability to train others

How to apply

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to email a motivation letter and updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file by 13th Oct 2021 to and mention on the subject line “Intersectional Field Communications Manager”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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