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7 Jun 2024

Full-Time Job Opportunities at Farsight Africa Group (3 Positions)

Farsight Africa Group – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

Founded in 2010, Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organisations and individuals across East Africa.

Communication Officer

  • Location Nairobi

Job Summary:

  • The Communication Officer will be responsible for leading initiatives to raise awareness on critical themes and topics within governmental and nongovernmental organizations. The incumbent will utilize their extensive experience and expertise to drive impactful communication strategies, foster stakeholder engagement, and advocate for change on a local, national, and international level.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning and Implementation:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive awareness and advocacy strategies.
  • Identify key themes and topics requiring heightened public and governmental awareness.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
  • Facilitate partnerships and collaborative efforts to amplify advocacy initiatives.

Communication and Media Outreach:

  • Craft compelling messages and narratives to support awareness campaigns.
  • Utilize various media channels to disseminate information and engage target audiences.

Project Management:

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and evaluation of awareness projects.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and budget.

Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct research to support advocacy positions and strategies.
  • Monitor and analyze trends, policies, and issues relevant to the advocacy themes.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Design and deliver training programs to enhance advocacy skills within the organization and among partners.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members and stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Communication, Media and Journalism, Political Science, Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working within the related disciplines with governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
  • Proven experience in at least 5 similar prior assignments in raising awareness of serious related themes/topics.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and multicultural environment.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Expertise in strategic communication and media outreach.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Proficiency in developing and managing advocacy campaigns.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.

Media Production Expert

  • Location Nairobi

Job Summary:

  • The Media Production Expert will play a pivotal role in creating impactful media content aimed at raising awareness on critical topics. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in media production within governmental and nongovernmental contexts, demonstrating the ability to produce high-quality content that effectively communicates important messages to diverse audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

Media Content Production:

  • Develop, produce, and edit multimedia content, including videos, podcasts, and digital media, to support awareness campaigns.
  • Ensure all content is engaging, informative, and aligns with the organization’s objectives.

Project Management:

  • Lead media production projects from concept to completion.
  • Manage timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project delivery.

Collaboration and Coordination:

  • Work closely with communication teams, subject matter experts, and external partners to develop content that addresses key issues.
  • Coordinate with governmental and nongovernmental organizations to ensure content accuracy and relevance.

Creative Direction:

  • Provide creative direction and guidance to production teams.
  • Innovate and implement new media formats and storytelling techniques to enhance audience engagement.

Technical Expertise:

  • Operate and maintain production equipment, including cameras, audio equipment, and editing software.
  • Stay updated with the latest media production trends and technologies.

Quality Assurance:

  • Review and critique media content to ensure high standards of quality and compliance with organizational guidelines.
  • Implement feedback and revisions as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Communication, Media and Journalism, Political Science, Law, Social Science, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in media production within governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in producing media content focused on raising awareness on critical topics.
  • Proficiency in multimedia production tools and software.
  • Strong storytelling and visual communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Expertise in video production, editing, and post-production.
  • Strong technical skills with production equipment and software.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of professionalism and attention to detail.

Multimedia and Graphic Designer

  • Location Nairobi

Job Summary:

  • The Multimedia and Graphics Expert will be responsible for creating compelling visual content to support awareness campaigns on critical topics. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in multimedia production and graphic design within governmental and nongovernmental organizations. This role requires a creative professional with the ability to produce high-quality content that effectively communicates key messages to diverse audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

Multimedia Content Creation:

  • Design and produce multimedia content, including graphics, animations, videos, and infographics, to enhance awareness campaigns.
  • Ensure all visual content is engaging, informative, and aligns with the organization’s objectives.

Graphic Design:

  • Develop visual concepts and designs for various communication materials, such as reports, brochures, social media posts, and presentations.
  • Maintain consistency in design and branding across all materials.

Project Management:

  • Lead multimedia and graphics projects from concept to completion.
  • Manage timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project delivery.

Collaboration and Coordination:

  • Work closely with communication teams, subject matter experts, and external partners to develop visual content that addresses key issues.
  • Coordinate with governmental and nongovernmental organizations to ensure content accuracy and relevance.

Technical Expertise:

  • Utilize and maintain production equipment and software, including graphic design and video editing tools.
  • Stay updated with the latest multimedia production and graphic design trends and technologies.

Quality Assurance:

  • Review and critique visual content to ensure high standards of quality and compliance with organizational guidelines.
  • Implement feedback and revisions as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Media and Journalism, Political Science, Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in multimedia production and graphic design within governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in producing media content focused on raising awareness on critical topics.
  • Proficiency in multimedia production tools and graphic design software.
  • Strong visual communication and storytelling skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Expertise in graphic design, video production, and animation.
  • Strong technical skills with design and production software.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of professionalism and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@farsightafrica.com on or before 11 June 2024. Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

Job Categories: Many positions. Job Types: Full-Time.

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