Communications Assistant Manager

  • Deadline: 3 May 2019

At FSD Africa we believe we can make a stronger contribution to the access to finance agenda across sub-Saharan Africa by better telling the story of our work and the impact we deliver. We are therefore looking for a creative and committed communications professional to join our Nairobi-based team and help us design and disseminate content powerful enough to deliver transformative change.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, you will:

  • Contribute to the implementation of FSD Africa’s communication strategy
  • Create written, visual or audio content that delivers against the communications plan and supports our brand campaigns
  • Lead on the organization and delivery of roundtables, workshops and flagship events.
  • Support the development of an exciting and informative presence through our online platforms
  • Proactively develop a network of external relationships including with the FSD Network, Development Partners and key national, regional and sector communications specialists

Who are we looking for?

You will be a professional with at least three years of experience and a strong background in communications, preferably in the development and/or for financial services sectors. You will be an excellent writer and relationship-builder with team members and partners. You will also be a fast-learner and unafraid to try new ways to engage our audiences with content. Most of all, you will be passionate about using communications as a strategic tool to change mindsets and behaviors.

You can download the full Job Description here: 19-04-04 Communications Assistant Manager JD

How do I apply?

You can apply online at

You will be asked to upload your CV, a cover letter (we want to know why you believe you are a right fit for the team) and your salary expectation.

Deadline for submission is Friday 3rd May, 5 pm EAT.


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