Communication Officer (Locum) Job Vacancy in Kenya - Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Career Opportunity: Communication Officer – Locum

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Migori, Bomet and Eldoret.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicant to fill the following Locum / Temporary position.

Communication Officer – Locum

Vacancy No. AKHK/MD/CO/03/23

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Business Development and Communication Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing quality and efficient services in creating communication content on behalf of the organization and distribute content to promote the organization’s brand, activities, or products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and edit communication media (posters, brochures, newsletter, updates, posts, etc.).
  • Prepare high-quality online and published materials to convey clear and effective messaging.
  • Produce quality photography, videography.
  • Coordinate with different team members outside of marketing team (e.g., program chairs, department managers, specialists and other staff of AKHK).
  • Manage multiple concurrent communications projects.
  • Ensure an increase in exposure and followers on social media; monitor and report content performance, engagement, and community growth to guide future targeting and planning.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication/ Marketing/ Multimedia or related field.
  • Graphic design skills and experience in desk top publishing- brochures, banners, print adverts.
  • Excellent design sense, with an eye for detail, an artistic background and an ability to coordinate color, imagination, and electronic messaging into different media.
  • Experience in SEO/SEM.
  • Experience in graphic design, photography and videography.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Experience in working in medical setup added advantage.
  • Ability to work without supervision.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three referees, current and expected remuneration to on or before 24th March 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title and vacancy number being applied for i.e.,

Or apply via this link

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field.

AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting and medical examination).

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”.