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World Concern Communications Liaison Job in Kenya

Friday, December 17, 2010

Purpose: With assistance and guidance from the Africa Area Director, act as liaison between World Concern Headquarters (Seattle) and the African Country Offices regarding communication and flow of information.

This is a deputized position and requires that individuals raise their own funds.

• Manage a local data collection system that captures field-based information needed at WC headquarters. This can include data for organizational compliance, reporting and internal organizational information.
• Collect or assure the collection of beneficiary stories and program updates from the projects for WC’s HQ Marketing team.
• Assure communication with WC headquarters regarding field-side staff changes or field based staff information changes.
• Be responsible for writing/collecting information or articles for World Concern’s global staff newsletter, coordinating that effort with HQ’s designated marketing representative.
• Communicate with deputation donor churches and individuals supporting your role in World Concern.
• Write and manage the production of a World Concern Africa newsletter.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
• Committed to World Concern’s values and mission.
• BA in a relevant field.
• Fluent in English.
• Competence in the use of Microsoft Office.
• Willingness and ability to raise personal prayer and finances.
• Ability to research and prepare project reports for international donors.
• Highly organized, numbers orientated yet able to change directions and reorganize at a moment’s notice.
• Willingness to listen to local staff regarding organizational protocols of security and line management a must.

Preferred Education, Skills & Experience:
• Prior experience in a development context
• Willingness to live in Nairobi at a similar standard of living as local staff
• Prior fundraising experience from mission trips, etc.

Working Conditions:
• This position is based in Kenya, with Nairobi as the principle center of operations. Travel to and from rural areas may occur.
• Operating environment can be volatile at times, with security restrictions in force.
• Cross-cultural work environment.
• Needs to be able to work as a member of a team of local staff.
This is a deputized position and requires that individuals raise their own funds.

How to apply

In order to be considered for this position, please submit an application at

Closing date: 31 Jan 2011

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