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Full-time Communications Specialist

at Development Alternatives, Inc. in Nairobi

Communications Specialist at Development Alternatives, Inc. in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

Do you have communications experience? Do you enjoy writing, photography and graphic design? Do you have experience with Monitoring & Evaluation? Do you want to make a difference? Do you enjoy travel and adventure? If you would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia/Land, please read on!

The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and implemented by Development Alternative Inc (DAI), an international development organization. It responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia/Land by mitigating conflict, promoting stability and community cohesion, and increasing public confidence in governance. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals. The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Communications Specialist to join our Nairobi based team.

Qualifications and skills sought:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, humanities, marketing, public relations, international affairs or other related social sciences field;
  • 4 years’ work experience in media or communications and monitoring & evaluations;
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  • Photography, graphic design and short video production skills preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and designing brochures, success stories, technical reports and promotional material;
  • Experience in website design and content management a plus;
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communications ability;
  • Experience in providing training and mentoring, particularly in the field of communications and monitoring & evaluation.

This is a Nairobi based position with potential travel to Somalia and Somaliland. Qualified Kenyans and expatriates based in Kenya are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three professional references to Please title the subject of your email as: “Communications Specialist Application” Closing date: Friday October 18, 2013. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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