Communications Assistant
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Location Nairobi
Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding
Position Summary: Under the supervision of Director of Projects & Operations, the Assistant will support Health Strat in its internal and external communications, with a focus on impactful communication that serves both to send a message and make a strong call to action.

The Assistant will be responsible directly (or in support role) for a variety of communication products and information management services which are delivered in a professional and efficient manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

Research, compile and present basic information for use in the preparation and production of communications content for HS projects and activities.
Research various information sources for relevant material and cross-check information with appropriate staff/project lead as required.
Social media engagement – manage, update and further develop HS social media handles including maintaining online engagement.
Identify and prepare material for inclusion in appropriate HS online space – website or social media handles.
Take videos and photos in the documentation of our work during HS events / activities and write captions.
Participate in the planning and coordination of major events and liaise with relevant departments/projects.
Managing the resource center for repository—organizing and general maintenance of records.
Undertaking administrative and logistical roles of the communications portfolio.
Update website to include drafting and editing content.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

A degree in communications, journalism or related field or be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
Understanding of using diverse social media platforms as communications tools.
Practical knowledge in creative design using different applications.
Practical knowledge in videography and photography.
Knowledge of program administration.
Practical knowledge in web design.


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About Health Strat Kenya

Health Strat is a pioneer of 3600 Health Systems Solutions in Kenya, applying a customized approach to holistic assessments, strategy development, implementation, and technical assistance. Our vision is that all people in the region have access to affordable, comprehensive, evidence-based, high quality, responsive and sustainable health care. Our People Our team members have extensive experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating United States Government-funded HIV programs in Kenya over the past decade. Our staff includes practicing clinical experts, organizational development and systems strengthening specialists, and policy advisors at the national and international level. Our team has practical experience developing customized assessment tools, conducting participatory assessments, generating capacity building strategies, and providing training, mentorship, and technical support to ensure sustainable improvements. Core Competencies · Customized 3600 health systems assessments · Health systems strengthening and capacity development planning · Capacity building within government systems · Planning, implementing, and evaluating HIV prevention, care and treatment programs · Clinical services and outcomes improvement through continuous quality improvement and data demand and information use · High-level and facility-level technical assistance and clinical mentorship · Leadership and management strengthening at facility and county levels · Management of human resources for health under the devolved system