Communications Officer at Marie Stopes

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Marie Stopes

Key Responsibilities
Support MSK’s Strategic Communications 80%

  •  Develop and implement communication strategies for projects, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  •  Develop and maintain communications plan and calendar.
  •  Coordinate with project teams to gather information, stories, and updates for communication materials.
  •  Create compelling content, including articles, blog posts, and social media posts, to highlight project impact and achievements.
  •  Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of project communications activities and adjust strategies as needed.
  •  Identify and document success stories from projects, clinics, and beneficiaries.
  •  Work with channel leads and project team to create multimedia materials, including videos, infographics, and case studies, to showcase success stories.
  •  Share success stories internally and externally to promote the work of Marie Stopes Kenya.
  •  Manage and update the Marie Stopes Kenya website, ensuring content is accurate, up-to-date, and engaging.
  •  Work with the Marketing team to implement website improvements and new features.
  •  Monitor website traffic and user engagement metrics to inform content and design decisions.
  •  Create donor-specific communication materials, including reports, newsletters, and presentations.
  •  Coordinate internal communication efforts, including staff newsletters, announcements, and meetings.
  •  Manage external communication channels, including social media, press releases, and media relations.
  •  Ensure all communication materials adhere to Marie Stopes Kenya’s branding and messaging guidelines.
  •  Develop and implement strategies to increase brand visibility and awareness.
  •  Create and maintain brand assets, including logos, style guides, and templates.
  • Missiondriven Client-centred Accountable Courageous Resilience Inclusive
  •  Monitor and respond to brand mentions and feedback on social media and other channels. Support MSK’s Advocacy Work 20%
  •  Support the development and implementation of advocacy strategies to promote SRHR in Kenya.
  •  Engage with key stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, and the media, to promote SRHR.
  •  Organize and participate in advocacy events, such as workshops, meetings, and campaigns.
  •  Prepare advocacy materials, including briefs, reports, and presentations.
  •  Represent Marie Stopes Kenya at external meetings and events related to SRHR advocacy.


  •  Bachelor’s degree in communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field.
  •  At least 3 years of experience in strategic communications, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector.
  •  Proven experience in project communications, success stories documentation, website management, donor communication, and brand management.
  •  Strong writing, editing, and storytelling skills.
  •  Proficiency in graphic design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  •  Experience with website content management systems (CMS) and analytics tools.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  •  Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health issues is an asset.


  •  High regard for confidentiality
  •  Proficient communicator – verbal and written, with exemplary negotiation and presentation skills.
  •  Demonstrate creativity & initiative and require minimal supervision.
  •  Must be able to assess and prioritize workload in a strict deadline-driven environment.
  •  Excellent communicator – both written and spoken
  •  High level of attention to detail
  •  Skills in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to both oral and written enquiries.
  •  The ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  •  Excellent computer skills
  •  Photography and videography skills
  •  Graphic design knowledge
  •  Team player who accepts constructive criticism and is comfortable with giving constructive criticism.
  •  Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs

Method of Application

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