Are you a creative and talented communicator with a passion for engaging audiences? Are you looking to kickstart your career in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? We have an enticing opportunity for you to join our team as a Communications Assistant!
The post holder will contribute to enhance ACAPS Analysis by supporting the layout Design of products to ensure effective communication to its target audience. This will ultimately contribute to that ACAPS is perceived as a leading voice on humanitarian needs analysis. The selected candidate will also support with other communications related activities.
ACAPS is a project hosted by NRC which is dedicated to helping humanitarians make better decisions. We want to put evidence at the heart of decision-making. To achieve this, we collaborate with a variety of partners across the humanitarian sector and beyond. We strive to be an evolving platform providing:
- Independent analysis to support evidence-based decision making for humanitarian operations.
- Capacity Development of humanitarian actors to carry out better needs assessments and analysis.
- Innovative approaches to collect more reliable and timely data and conduct rigorous analysis.
Purpose of the position
The post holder will contribute to enhance ACAPS analysis by supporting the layout design of products to ensure effective communication to its target audience. This will ultimately contribute to that ACAPS is perceived as a leading voice on humanitarian needs analysis. The selected candidate will also support with other communications related activities.
- Ensure that ACAPS’ products and services are visually appealing and on-brand.
Specific responsibilities:Support to postproduction
In close collaboration with the Analysis team, the selected candidate will support with implementing final formatting and layout of ACAPS’ products including a final check of Quality Assurance. Be responsible for the publication of ACAPS’ products and support with dissemination.
Other communications related tasks
Help keep the ACAPS website up to date.
Closely coordinates and collaborates with the Analysis team.
Generic professional competencies:At least 1 year experience in a position with related responsibilities.Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing softwares (such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop).Experience from the humanitarian sector desirable and understanding of the humanitarian sector and Emergency response context is a plus.A keen eye for aesthetics and details.Excellent time management skills and ability to organize multiple, simultaneous tasks, and deliver results within a specified period.Outstanding Coordination, communication, and inter-personal skills.Proposes innovative ideas and new solutions to challenges.Demonstrated capacity to actively learn.
Behavioural competencies:Working with people Active ListeningFlexible and creativeAdapting and Responding to ChangeAdhering to Principles and Values
Operate in line with the ACAPS values
ACAPS is a dynamic and independent organisation. Our culture is enshrined in the ACAPS values (here). The post holder is expected to develop the position in line with these values. The ACAPS values live in the way we manage our teams, create our content and engage with stakeholders.
What we OfferLocation: NRC Kenya, NairobiDuration & contract type:12 monthsStarting date: ASAP / August 2023The opportunity to work and collaborate with an experience, passionate and diverse team
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