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Communication Project Assistant Job. MSEA

The Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA) is a State Corporation established under Micro and Small Enterprises Act No. 55 of 2012. The Authority (MSEA) is categorized as a Service Corporation, PC 3B and is domiciled in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives. MSEA was established for the promotion, development, regulation of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) Sector in Kenya.

The Communication Assistant will support the MSEA Head of Communication to enhance efficient communication throughout the implementation stages of the Communication Strategy, plans, and related activities under KYEOP.

Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities for Communication Assistant will include:

  • Perform routine communication tasks which include writing, editing, proofreading, review of graphic design and layout / written and electronic presentation materials.
  • Take photos and videos of KYEOP events and related activities.
  • Edit and upload photos and videos of KYEOP on the official website and social media outlets.
  • Maintain photo files for online use.
  • Create and publish engaging content for various KYEOP social media platforms.
  • Track social media performance across multiple platforms and provide recommendations on how to increase social media engagement.
  • Build relationships and foster online communication by engaging with stakeholders through various online and news media platforms.
  • Generate content for website.
  • Assist in writing reports, articles, press releases and blog entries.
  • Assist in the development of marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, advertisements, presentations, etc.
  • Maintain various databanks including project profiles, project photos, media resource center, publications, and video productions.
  • Assist in coordinating KYEOP event planning and logistics.
  • Provide any other technical and operational assistance as required by the Communication Specialist.

Expected output

The Communication Assistant is expected to support the MSEA Head of

Communication in producing creative promotional materials that showcase transformational opportunities among the youth, develop and execute media strategies and social media projects that will raise awareness about Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA) and the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) and enhance stakeholder engagement.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Humanities such as Communication / Journalism / Media Studies / Marketing or any other related field.
  • Should be 30 years old or less.
  • Have the ability to be creative and detail-oriented.
  • Have excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and extremely organized.
  • Manages time and priorities efficiently, shows enthusiasm, and allows for flexibility.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in marketing, communications, media or public relations.

Competencies

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher).
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Corel, and InDesign.
  • Excellent communication, writing and editing skills.
  • Graphic design experience will be an added advantage.
  • Audio / video production experience will be an added advantage.

Location: Nairobi with local travel to different Counties.

Reporting: The Communication Assistant will report to MSEA Head of Communication.

Duration of Assignment

This will be a one year contract renewable based on performance and availability of project financing. The expected commencement date is May, 2019.

How to Apply

In addition, all prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of leadership and integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya and attach the following documents to their applications:-

  1. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance Certificate (EACC)
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate (KRA)
  3. Higher Education Loans Board clearance Certificate(HELB)
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  5. Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau

If you clearly believe that you to meet the criteria given above, please submit your sealed application letters with detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, 3 referees with their e-mail addresses and telephone contacts; quoting the Reference Number for the job being applied on both the envelop and the application letter.

All applications should either be sent through the post office, hand delivered or emailed to the Chief Executive Officer not later than 15th April, 2019.

The Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA)

Utalii House 10th Floor, Left wing

P.O. Box 48823 – 00100

NAIROBI.

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

MSEA is an equal opportunity employer .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification

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