The Communications Officer will be based in the Bank Office in Nairobi, strengthening the communications program there, with particular attention to providing strategic communications support to complex development projects the Bank supports in Kenya and using social media platforms for strategic outreach and feedback on the Bank’s engagement in the country. Working with AFREC professionals in the region and in Washington, the Communications Officer will also support corporate communications priorities, including dissemination of World Bank flagship publications, executive visits to the region, and the Bank’s Annual and Spring meetings.
As part of the larger AFREC team, the Communications Officer will interact regularly with colleagues in Headquarters and in other field offices, as well as with operational teams in the Kenya office. A willingness to share knowledge, draw on expertise and help create a supportive work environment is critical. The Communications Officer will report to the Communications Manager based in Washington, D.C.
Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 2 year term appointment.
DEADLINE: January 28, 2016