Social Impact Specialist Job, Latest Kenyan Public Relations Jobs,

About the job
Responsibilities

  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Displaying adherence to the organization’s mission.
  • Assisting with the execution of the research and development department’s strategy.
  • coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the Community Engagement Program and providing operational support to ensure program objectives are achieved.
  • Researching and identifying grant funding opportunities.
  • Identifying support agencies.
  • Writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals.
  • Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
  • Collaborating with Executive Director and Project Manager to send funders newsletters, and promotional emails.
  • Create a strategy for monetizing all platforms
  • Collaborating with Project Manager to compile an annual report.
  • Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.
  • Designing grant programs.
  • Determining funding needs.
  • Managing timelines and deliverables.
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Enhancing funding models, identifying new sources of funding, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs.

What are we looking for?

  • A Bachelors’s degree in international development, social science, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the design and proposal writing of development initiatives for developing countries (focus in Africa particularly)
  • Experience in writing successful proposals to institutions and foundations
  • Budgeting and accounting experience
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing demands.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a diverse team environment.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to navigate complexities and build partnerships with donors and global program staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in successful grant applications particularly institutions and foundations
  • Experience in working on projects that target women and girls is preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, networking, and relationship-building skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, in English;
  • Friendly and flexible attitude;
  • Commitment to leverage technology to improve the lives of women and girls.

How To Apply

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