Communications Officer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Christian Health Association of Kenya 

Position Title: Communications Officer

Organizational Profile

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) is a leading National Faith Based Organization (FBO) of Protestant churches’ health facilities and programs from all over Kenya, established in 1946 with a goal of promoting access to quality health care.

Christian Health Association of Kenya is seeking to hire an experienced Communication Officer to be based in Nairobi for the CDC- funded CHAP Stawisha project. The project supports HIV/TB/OVC services in faith based and county health facilities across 15 counties in the country, with offices in Meru, Embu, Kitui and Nairobi.

Job Purpose

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the communication function for the CHAP Stawisha project. This will include enforcing branding and marking guidelines, development, and production of communication materials like photography, videography, and support during project events. Additionally, incumbents will be expected to work with CHAK Senior Communications Officer to identify, research and develop high quality success stories which will be used by donors and project staff to produce communication materials.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Organize and manage CHAP Stawisha photo/video library, ensuring that all materials are well organized, up to date and accessible for program staff use and reference.
  • Maintain strong relationships with all cluster teams and check in on a weekly basis for story leads, success story suggestions.
  • Develop and disseminate Audio visual content (record audio/ video clips of beneficiaries to enhance visibility of program’s work.
  • Design, copywriting, and development of project SOPs, tools and job aids within the branding and marking guidelines of the donor.
  • Work with the senior communications officer to develop and implement a communications plan to track impact of project in the community.
  • Maintain and create content for blogs, news, video and social channels such as Twitter, Linked-In, YouTube and Facebook (or equivalent) on a regular basis and share the same with CHAKs Communications team for upload in CHAK’s web pages.
  • Maintain strong relationships with all cluster teams and check in on a weekly basis for story leads, success story suggestions.
  • Provide support to ensure that all CHAP Stawisha supported facilities, equipment, offices, and vehicles are correctly branded and marked in line with donor requirements.
  • Work with the CHAK communications office to maintain a robust and up to date database of scene setters for all facilities supported by the project.
  • Design and disseminate County factsheets and reports on a quarterly basis to all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support (photography and videography- including editing and production) for documentation of urgent need and high impact stories, case studies, learning series, technical briefs and documentaries that showcase CHAP Stawisha work and impact.
  • Respond to immediate requests from Communication lead for updates on programs and or events.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (communications, journalism, marketing, public relations).
  • Strong interest in HIV/TB and OVC programming.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English and Swahili fluency required).
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Photography and/or videography skills and extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite software (similar software).
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

How to apply

Kindly send your application using this link by attaching your cover letter, CV and copies of certificates.

Please note, the attached documents should not exceed more than 2MBs to ensure successful submission of your application.

Applications should be addressed to:

The General Secretary

P.O. Box 30690 – 00100,


In case of any challenges using the application link provided, please write to us on stating the specific challenges experienced then apply through the email.

The closing date for receiving all applications is 20th January 2024.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.