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  • Posted: Mar 16, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
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    Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development...
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    Communications Specialist

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Execute the activities in the communications work plan and provide communications support to the LMS team.
    • Proactively work with field staff to gather information for writing programmatic communications including manuals, graphics, articles, and success and impact stories.
    • Craft messages (case studies, one pager, tweets, etc.) to disseminate learning and results to different stakeholders (USAID, implementing partners, the government of Kenya, and others).
    • Coordinate with the field staff in the organization of events. This includes drafting communications collateral (manuals, press releases, key messages, success stories, talking points, graphics, etc.).
    • Manage LMS’s photo library and conduct photo editing as appropriate.
    • Maintain a comprehensive database of communications consultants who can offer niche communications services.
    • Attend monthly USAID communications meetings and actively participate in the LMS
    • Communications Working Group and execute action items that come out of the meetings.
    • Compile/Edit project reporting deliverables to ensure we are communicating our progress, learning, and results in line with USAID Kenya’s aspirations.
    • Other communication duties as advised


    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communication or its equivalent.
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in communication especially using digital media and excellent writing skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
    • Knowledge of graphic design and photo/video editing software.
    • Experience drafting and executing a comprehensive communication plan in support of a project strategy, incorporating a variety of media and tactics.
    • Experience writing and managing content for a variety of media including digital and social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.), video scripts and storyboarding case studies, and factsheets/briefings.
    • Ability to collaborate proactively with teams to anticipate and identify learning and results occurring in the field and craft messaging around those.
    • Research ability, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information quickly.
    • Ability and willingness to travel in ASAL counties including to remote locations.

    Method of Application

    Please submit a resume to no later than March 24, 2023.

    Please include the position title in the subject line.

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

    ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.

    Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

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