Communications Coordinator (Nairobi)

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1005305
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

he Communications Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Communications Team in Geneva to promote LAW’s work and to increase visibility, profile key events and advocacy activities in country, in the region, and globally. The post holder will perform duties in accordance with the responsibilities outlined below:


  • Develop an activity calendar for the programmes, covering plans for social media; website, press, exhibitions, events, awards and external communication;
  • Monitor and track indicators and evaluate media coverage, campaigns, publication prints and digital to maximise efficiency;
  • Draft regular press releases articulating project impact and achievements effectively;
  • Coordinate and support preparation of key messaging, research reports and legal filings and concept notes for events;
  • Attend LAW and/or external partner events together with the Programme Manager and develop relevant content;
  • Establish strong relationships with and maintain list of national and regional network and journalistic contacts;
  • Draft biweekly reports of deliverables detailing progress against workplan;
  • Conduct field visits and interviews, and take professional photos and videos for championing and profiling successful stories and social media posts;
  • In coordination with the Communications Manager in Geneva, collate information from the country programmes for the global newsletters and website content;
  • Support the Nairobi team with planning and hosting public events, roundtables, briefings, etc, as required.
  • Any other task requested from the line manager.

Social Media and Website

  • Support the Communications Manager in Geneva to develop a social media plan and identify various audiences for LAW’s social media channels, and plan how to increase LAW’s engagement in country;
  • Support the Communications Manager in Geneva to design and implement a social media schedule, ensuring content is planned well in advance for key activities, and proactively respond to breaking news;
  • Collaborate to populate the global social media plan, and in coordination with the Communications Manager, design, deliver and maintain engaging content for LAW’s key social media channels, including Twitter, to create impactful stories, case studies, and other engaging content;
  • Maintain a strong coordination mechanism with locally hired consultants, as videographers and photographers, and with global graphic designers and coordinate planning and deliverables;
  • In coordination with the Communications Manager in Geneva, ensure all visual materials developed by the global graphic designer meet the expectations, and match LAW’s visual identity and vision;
  • Lead on the creation, and design of innovative, information toolkits (audio, digital) that will be used by Survivor Advocates for their field work;
  • Support the Global Communications Manager to maintain and update content for regional website pages;
  • Research and analyze performance on the various platforms and make recommendations on how to improve our communications.

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