Communication Intern – Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust – Nairobi

Responsibilities and duties
Assist in implementing and executing communications strategies, campaigns, events, and other initiatives in support of MESPT and the programme activities.
Support content development for stories, talking points, press releases, speeches and production of key publications.
Support the creation and uploading of content for the related online platforms.
Support in preparing presentations, decks, pitches, toolkits, and processing various documents.
Assist the Corporate Communications Officer in the curation and coordination of key events and communication opportunities.
Support in creating high quality content for updating MESPT social media, especially LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter and other platforms.
Coordinate with Programmes teams to ensure donor communications and visibility requirements are met.
Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time

Bachelor’s degree in communication, Journalism/Media, Public Relations, or related field.

Skills & Competencies
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Excellent PowerPoint, Word and graphic design skills
Basic understanding of usability, optimizing content for the web and search.
Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
Positive, energetic self-starter with a high level of personal drive and resilience

Method of Application
Qualified and interested applicants should send their application letters indicating their current/last remuneration, detailed CV with email address, daytime telephone contacts, names, and email contacts of 3 professional referees, 2 must have supervised you at some point, with one being your most recent supervisor (combined in one PDF document) to quoting Job Reference and Job Title in the subject line.
The applicant must legally be eligible to live and work full time in Kenya.
Please do not send certificates at this stage.
Deadline for applications 28th July 2023 at 5.00 pm EAT.
MESPT is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to Gender Equity and Diversity.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.