Communications Officer (Digital) Job Vacancy in Kenya - Options Consultancy Services

Position Title: Communications Officer

We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.


This is an exciting new role for someone looking to take the next step in their communications career. With a new Managing Director, Options is at a pivotal moment where this role can make a real difference to the growth and diversification of the business.

We’re looking for someone with creativity and drive, who can spot impactful stories and newsworthy statistics from our programmes, and craft that into engaging content to be shared across our digital channels. You will utilise the power of digital communications to reach new audiences, as well as strengthen existing stakeholder relationships, and help us take our digital presence to the next level.

Working in a small team, you’ll need to be proactive and self-motivated, and also be willing to get stuck in with the day-to-day communications administrative tasks.


  • Education to degree level, or equivalent experience, in a related/relevant subject
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media, including how to increase and drive engagement - particularly on Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Experience of developing and creating engaging social media content and campaigns
  • Experience of managing Content Management Systems including WordPress and SharePoint
  • Experience of using MailChimp or a similar platform
  • Experience of writing, editing and proofing engaging written communications for targeted audiences
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in project coordination and delivering communication project plans
  • The ability to recognise and communicate newsworthy stories relevant to stakeholders


Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance. For more details, please contact HR at for country specific benefits.

Other Information

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the country in which you will be based, in either the UK, Kenya or Nigeria.

How to apply

  • To apply, please fill in the form here.
  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25 September.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 05 October 2022.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).