Job title Communications Manager
Department PSI Somalia, East Africa
Based in Nairobi, Kenya with extensive travel in Somalia
Reports to the Social and Behavior Change Advisor
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI is looking for a Communications Manager for its portfolio of programs funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) under the Somali Health and Nutrition Program (SHINE) and USAID (SIFPO). The focus of these programs is to provide an Embedded Essential Package of Health Service (EPHS) through both public and private sector and to achieve increased community awareness of, and demand for, health services and promote appropriate health, Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) practices through innovative human centred approaches.
The Communications Manager will position PSI health service delivery and social behavior change programs as innovative models for increasing demand for and use of health services and healthy behaviors. Working with a passionate team, the chosen individual will bring extensive experience in strategic communications, production, writing and editing, media relations, message development and media training. This position will report to the SBC Advisor, but will also work directly with other program portfolio leads to support communication needs across all PSI programs in Somalia.
Sound like you? Read on.
PSI seeks an entrepreneurial, dynamic candidate with technical expertise in communications in the health or development field. The Communications Manager will be responsible for leading the development of a communications strategy and its execution across all PSI’s programs. S/he will be responsible for the development of
messaging, talking points, editorial pieces and internal/external storytelling, video production and website maintenance. S/he will also be responsible for promoting and increasing the visibility of various project brands among different stakeholders including donors, partners and health authorities. The position will report directly to the Social and Behavior Change Advisor but will also work directly with other program leads.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae not later than March 9, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Communications Manager- Somalia
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.