World Vision Communications Advocacy & Engagement Officer Job

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Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Joining Forces Alliance for Children in Kenya Secretariat in implementing its Communication and Visibility plan. The position is responsible for Media engagements; ensuring meaningful Child participation in decision making; and generating evidence for Child Protection Advocacy.

Major Responsibilities

  • Planning and Implementation (25%)
    • Provide technical support in the development of an Annual Communications and Visibility Plan with clear outputs, targets and budget
    • Lead the implementation of the Communications and Visibility plan, through developing monthly work plan with targets
    • Develop and present a monthly report on the progress made on the implementation of the Communications and visibility plan
    • Contribute to the Joining Forces Global learning platforms on Communications and Visibility
    • Develop and implement specific media engagement plan as informed by the objectives and targets in the Communications and Visibility Plan
  • Media Engagements (25%)
    • Establish and Maintain the Media engagement database
    • Prepare Media packs (press statements, position statements, opinion pieces, talking notes, prerecorded clips) and other forms of Media briefs as informed by the key messages and targeted audience
    • Providing communications advice including effectively preparing JFA-Kenya Spokespersons (Country Director and nominate Technical specialists) for meaningful Media engagement
  • Meaningful Child participation in Child Protection Advocacy (25%)
    • Develop an annual Child Participation plan, with specific objectives and targets
    • Ensure the implementation of Child Participation plan
    • Lead documentation of Children voices from various parts of the Country
    • Contribute to the linkages of Children Voices to National, Regional and International Policy dialogue platforms
    • Develop Child friendly feedback packages on children voices and ensure dissemination to children in various parts of the Country.
  • Knowledge Management for Child Protection Advocacy (20%)
    • Prepare evidence briefs through analysis quantitative and qualitative data on various forms of violence against children in Kenya
    • Prepare evidence-based position papers and policy briefs for reference and use for advocacy
    • Provide assistance in the mobilization and meetings with key National level stakeholders as guided by the Power analysis and stakeholder mapping report
  • Others 5%
    • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Law or related discipline from a recognized University.
  • Must have a valid accreditation by the Media Council of Kenya
  • Minimum of 4 years’ practical experience in:
    • Designing, and implementing Communications and Visibility Plans
    • Child Protection Advocacy and facilitating Child participation in Government-led decision making process
    • Working with civil society organizations, networks, and coalitions
    • Experience in media engagements
    • Experience in photography and video documentation
    • Experience in editing of print, audio and video documentation
    • Experience in graphical design with evidence of utilization of various graphical design software
  • Knowledge in working in donor funded programs
  • Knowledge in crisis management and response
  • High professional ethics and integrity

How To Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to  World Vision Kenya on   to apply
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