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Public Engagement Assistant (American Spaces)



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Recruiter: U.S. Embassy Nairobi Updated on: 2019-08-20 02:10:02
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: ASAP
Category: Information Management / Communications Offer: Not Specified



The U.S. Mission in Nairobi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Engagement Assistant(American Spaces) will be available immediately. Closing date for this position is 19th August 2019.

Minimum Requirements



A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a multinational educational or cultural work environment is required, with education, communication, marketing and public outreach duties as significant parts of the job is required.



• Must have a good working knowledge of Kenya’s political, social and educational structure and institutions and key personalities.
• Must have a working knowledge of U. S. society and culture.


Education Requirements:





• Must have interpersonal skills, customer service skills and technical skills. 
• Must be able to engage with contacts of all levels, from high school students to Ministers and other high-level government officials in a professional and courteous manner. 
• Must be able to convey complex ideas in simple, comprehensible language for all levels of interlocutors and audiences. 
• Must be able to solve complex problems, particularly as they relate to program logistics and finances. 
• Must have numerical skills to track procurement expenditures and inventory of American Spaces supplies. 
• Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suites, Internet; and other proprietary software such as EOS.Web, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes, Skype, ooVoo, and Zoom, G-Suite.



Job Specification


Under the supervision of the American Center Director, the incumbent will manage public diplomacy outreach programs at the Embassy’s flagship American Space and provide support for the other American Spaces in Kenya. In his/her work with American Spaces, the incumbent will develop and execute innovative outreach and training activities in support of the Mission’s Interagency Country Strategy (ICS) goals. The incumbent will manage social media properties for the American Spaces, develop marketing materials, and grow the audience base. The incumbent manages the intern program and serves as Acting Director when needed.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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