WFP Jobs-Communications Officer

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi



To implement the communications plan by supporting and delivering a range of communications activities, providing research and analysis, and prioritizing effectively.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Implement communication work plan designed to maintain and enhance the visibility and reputation of FtMA, as well as support fundraising activities, ensuring alignment with overall communications and FtMA strategies.
  • Contribute to communications through good research, analysis of assigned area of work and timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audience(s).
  • Craft key internal and external content including case studies, donor reports, beneficiary profiles, and other required communications materials.
  • Lead in creating communications templates and prepare presentations to be used by all staff at meetings and conferences.
  • Support the social media plan by developing social media content, and utilizing platforms, networks and partners to enhance coverage and support of FtMA’s activities.


  • Generate donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support global and country fund-raising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages.
  • Monitor and analyse traditional and social media to inform the development and/or evaluation of communication activities and strategies.
  • Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. This includes the onboarding, training, and support of FtMA Country level Communications Officers.
  • Collate outreach data contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reports, Support communications activities that enable informed decision making and ensures consistency of information presented to the media and other stakeholders.
  • Support capacity building of FtMA staff on all aspects of communication, provides advice and guidance within area and level of expertise, in order to ensure that all activities meet desired standards of consistency, quality and impact. For example the design and review of training materials.


Education: Advanced University degree in Journalism, International Relations, Public Relations, Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Experience: Three years post graduate relevant managerial experience with Master’s Degree, or five years post graduate relevant managerial experience with a first University Degree.

Language: Fluency in English language.


  • Has gained experience in utilizing specialist communications techniques to enhance functional outputs
  • Has provided direction and instruction to more junior staff members within area of expertise

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