Adventist Development and Relief Agency International – Communication and Public Relations Officer

COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER . Adventist Development and Relief Agency International


The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. ADRA’s mission is to change one life at a time through enhancing development in individuals and communities. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Communication and Public Relations Officer.

Location: Nairobi with frequent visits to Somalia

i. Help execute a strong ADRA Somalia brand strategy with a clear organizational story and design profile. Ensure the correct application of the brand guidelines across all communication channels, both printed and online.
ii. Oversee the planning and production of compelling and issues-oriented fundraising, advocacy and publicity materials (web-based, electronic, print and video) for effective donor and public engagement by ADRA Somalia – both in-country and internationally as appropriate.
iii. Coordinate the process of identifying, documentation and dissemination of most significant change stories, and promising best practices using various multimedia platforms.
iv. Support field teams in integrating documentation and communication to effectively draw lessons and change stories in line with the ADRA Somalia strategy
v. Capture ongoing activities and development for sharing in diverse offline and online publications including the organizations’ digital media channels. Also provide communications materials/information as requested by donor offices.
vi. Write, edit and arrange production of newsletters, in-house magazines, pamphlets and brochures.
vii. Oversee production of visual (film or video) and audio electronic material, including website management.

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or related field.
ii. Post graduate Diploma in Public Relations.
iii. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English
iv. Over 3 years’ experience in the area of communication and PR in a development setting.
v. Proven experience in media, communication, advocacy or related field in the humanitarian context, including photography and video skills.
vi. Basic understanding Somali will be an added advantage.

How to apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including your CV/resumé via e-mail not later than 20th April 2017 to hr@adrasom.org.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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