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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), which is hosted at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, prides itself as a postgraduate hub of research and innovation featuring a highly diverse faculty, and students are drawn from all over Africa.  PAUSTI incubation centre of Exc...
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    Center Community Manager

    We are recruiting a Center Community Manager who will oversee the day-to-day operations of the centre, activate and engage the community and be responsible for communications related to the PAUSTI Incubation Center of Excellence’s programs and activities.

    Job Description

    Event Planning & Communication Management

    • Execute and organize events and workshops where PAUSTI students will receive hands-on support and capacity development.
    • Organize monthly meetups to incorporate an ownership culture within the community, facilitate sharing and engage all stakeholders.
    • Monitoring key online conversations and events to ensure PAUSTI Incubation Center of Excellence’s effective participation and representation.
    • Driving traffic to the centre’s website and blog in order to increase brand awareness.
    • Updating the website pages in order to ensure the most current information is displayed; and ensuring a good liaison between the website, blog, and social media platforms & Preparing detailed weekly and monthly reports on social media activity.

    Community engagement strategy Development

    • Work with the incubation manager to develop a community development strategy to include and guide the implementation of all community-related activities such as meetups, design challenges, hackathons, career fairs etc.
    • Develop concept notes and design materials for community engagement meetups
    • Communicate meetup details within and outside the university to achieve a high attendance rate of the target stakeholders.
    • Work with stakeholders within the University to create post-event articles where necessary.
    • Overseeing the publishing of relevant content, such as blog entries, on a regular basis and the relevant impact on the audience within the university.


    • Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Communication, or any related field.
    • Having more than one (1) year of relevant experience in project management or a similar position is a bonus.
    • Experience working effectively with and understanding the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
    • Proven skills in project management
    • Knowledge of office software packages (MS Word, Excel).
    • Good communications and interpersonal skills with attention to details.
    • Excellent analytical skills; with the ability to retrieve, organise and analyse information from a variety of sources.
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met, with the ability to prioritise workload without close supervision.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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