Call for Application for Communications Officer
Implementation Area: Nairobi County
Type of Selection: Individual applicants
Task: Part-Time Communications Officer
Period: By Friday 14th March 2023
Azadi Kenya is a survivor-led, counter-trafficking NGO that focuses on the provision of long-term support for
survivors of trafficking who, too often, find a lack of community support and understanding when
reintegrating into society ensuing their experience with trafficking. We run several programs which are
meant to facilitate healing, reintegration, and survivor leadership. Our goal is to create spaces and programs
that enhance the agency of survivors of trafficking, support recovery from trauma, and sustain their
reintegration into society.
We are doing this through the operation of a resource center where the survivors receive vocational and soft
skills training to empower them, give them valuable skills, and give them all it takes to become leaders of
their communities. Our programs also focus on aspects such as the mental health, leadership, well-being,
and development of the survivors, giving them the tools they require to thrive.
Azadi is looking to hire a dedicated communications officer to join our team. The communications officer will
support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate content on who we are,
what we do, our values, our programmes, our activities, and respond to inquiries from the public and media,
and coordinate promotional events.
This is an opportunity for communications officers to be part of the Azadi where they will be responsible for
how Azadi is represented to the world through social media and other communication platforms.
Azadi is seeking a Kenyan- based applicant to undertake this assignment.
The applicant is expected to deliver the following in the course of the assignment:-
Social media management e.g developing blog content and creating social media posts
Content and plan development.
Preparation and compilation of the Azadi quarterly newsletter distributing it, and maintaining a
Develop and maintain Google Ads.
Format reports and other official documents on Canva.
Website development and maintenance.
Participating in proposal and concept note writing for projects and any other duties assigned.
The application is a one-year contract with a 6 month probation period.
Experience in a non-profit communication role.
One or two years of experience in website, email, and social media communications.
Understanding of Trauma Informed and ethical communication skills.
Track record of writing articles, developing visual content, and multimedia skills, including photography
Preference will be given to persons with a lived experience of modern slavery (Human Trafficking)
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Content creation skills like writing, photography, and videography
Proficient in social media platforms, Microsoft Office, and content management systems e.g. Canva.
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or
backgrounds is required.
Award criteria and Appointment
The appointment will be awarded to the best candidate chosen by the Azadi recruitment panel depending
on demonstrated understanding of the needs of the client and relevant experience.
Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview through email.
Management of consultant
The appointed successful applicant will work in collaboration with Azadi staff. The successful applicant will
make themselves available for meetings when needed by Azadi throughout the duration of the contract.
How to Apply
Electronic submission of applications and C.Vs to be sent to email@example.com and cc firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 14th March 2023 using the “Azadi Communications Officer” as the email subject line.