The Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK) operates 11 schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret and provides nursery to senior secondary education in both the national and international curricula.
It is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.
AKESK is seeking a Communications Manager with a proven track record in managing internal and external communications for all the Aga Khan Schools and central office.
The position will be located in Nairobi.
The Role: The Communication Manager will create, implement and oversee internal and external communications programs for the Aga Khan Education Service East Africa arid ensure its messages are consistent in keeping with the AKES guidelines
They will support school newsletter efforts by streamlining design, editing and publishing.
The Communications Manager must have digital expertise, excellent speaking and writing skills, be able to draft written materials, prepare PowerPoint presentations, write speeches for the senior team and assist in communicating with all stakeholders.
They will also be required to create strategies to increase internal and external brand awareness.
We are looking for a real leader in Communications – someone who can lead and is equally comfortable developing a strategy and being hands on.
This is an opportunity for a dynamic individual to join a highly successful educational institution.
The ideal candidate will be:
- Confident communicator and presenter
- Highly literate with strong writing, editing and publishing skills
- Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
- Creative and innovative
- Knowledgeable of current digital trends in communications
- A bachelors degree in Journalism, Marketing or Communications
- 5+ years work experience in communications with a service organization
Tell us why we should engage you, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and names of three professional references, emailed by 12th October 2016 to;
The Human Resources Manager
Aga Khan Education Service Kenya
P.O Box 41440 00100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted