Northern Rangers Trust Trading is looking for an experienced and passionate communications professional able to lead the development and implementation of a communication strategy in close collaboration with our donors (USAID and The Nature Conservancy), community conservancies and NRT partners.
Application deadline: 22nd September, 2021
The job holder will report to CEO of NRT Trading. S/he will be responsible for working with the CEO to create a communications strategy for a potential USAID-funded project and oversee the implementation over a 3-year time period. In addition, the communications officer will collaborate with a digital design agency to launch the NRT Trading website and assist NRT Trading businesses and programs with their external and internal communication, including fact sheets and presentations, donor reports, video and social media content.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 2 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience writing, editing, and proofreading printed or online content for diverse audiences.
Experience using social media as a professional communication tool.
Experience working in Africa and communicating with African audiences.
Fluency in English and Swahili required, both verbal and written.
The successful candidate will be based in NRT Trading HQ within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Isiolo, Meru and Nanyuki are the nearest majors towns.
If your profile matches the above job specifications, please send your application including a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime telephone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to reach us by close of business on Friday, 22nd September 2021 to: hr@nrt- kenya.org addressed to: Operations Manager, Northern Rangelands Trust, Private Bag, Isiolo-60300
Qualified applicants drawn from the membership of conservancies where we operate will have a distinct advantage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.