Communications Manager

  • Galana Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE STATEMENT

To promote, protect and enhance the reputation by providing strategic communications support to the key stakeholders through the implementation of activities by driving effective communication between internal and external stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all corporate, product, and internal communications efforts for the company.
  • Collaborate to develop online content that engages our community and leads to measurable action. Strategize on the best way to reach targets and enact plans.
  • Facilitate mechanisms for internal communications with the entire team.
  • Develop a thoughtful media relations strategy in collaboration with the Communications Director.
  • Nurture and develop strong partnerships with media outlets /press and stakeholders in the tech ecosystem.
  • Develop content for business initiatives and management of all CcHUB’s social media platforms.
  • Oversee CcHUB’s community engagement and program planning.
  • Craft the narrative and share the stories of our products, services, as well as our amazing team and culture.
  • Oversee campaigns to increase awareness and excitement around the CcHUB’s community initiatives, services, and brand.
  • Coordinate CcHUB’s events attendance and media around these events.
  • Track and report on key quantitative metrics for business performance.
  • Support CcHUB portfolio companies in crafting and advising on execution strategies aligned with their brands.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Communications/PR/Journalism related with 5yrs+ experience.
  • Well-developed organizational, IT and administrative skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Other Skills & Competencies

  • Understanding of social media metrics in order to interpret the results and take action to increase the effectiveness of social media campaigns.
  • Experience writing and managing content for the media, including digital and social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.), video scripts and storyboarding case studies, and factsheets/briefings.
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work with little supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to research and understand complex subject matter to produce succinct, engaging copy for different audiences.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work on own initiative within set guidelines and as part of a team. 
  • The ability to build relationships and influence others based on sound professional knowledge.
  • Flexible, proactive, able to generate ideas and create solutions to problems.
  • Business know-how: Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences.

Additional Information

What we offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation. 
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people. 
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.