Web Content & Social Media Editor Job at Strategic Empowerment Program

On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Position Description
Job Title: Web Content & Social Media EditorReports to: Director

Based at: Kisumu

Purpose of the Role:

To be the creator, editor and manager of content for the Organization’s website, eNews, and associated social media functions and maintenance of all aspects of the Organization’s Internet sites.


  • Create a comprehensive social media strategy geared towards increased organization visibility, membership and traffic as well as implementing and managing social media communication
  • Develop and manage content for the Organization’s web site
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout the Organization s websites
  • Implement the social media strategy of the Organization
  • Copy-edit and proofread all web content
  • Keep current with emerging web technologies
  • Track and report on site metrics
  • Work with key team members and colleagues across the Organization
  • Train staff members on website operations and social media involvement
  • Advise colleagues on the best use of online communications.
  • Measure the impact of social media on the overall marketing effort
Qualifications and experience
  • University degree in Information Management, English, Journalism or a related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience managing content & production for high-traffic websites, preferably an NGO
  • Sound understanding of writing for the web and engaging online audiences
  • Solid experience managing dynamic websites and knowledge of digital trends
  • Perfect English language skills
  • Excellent editorial, communication and organizational skills
  • Wide knowledge of a range of web applications and social media platforms
  • Abilities with content management systems, image-editing software, Windows or Apple Macintosh
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing priorities
  • Experience of external and internal communications in an international context.
  • Ability to travel extensively on public transport to project sites within Kenya to collect content

Terms of offer

We are an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

The appointment will be for an initial period of one (1) year, subject to a three (3) months’ probation period.

15,000ksh per month starting salary

Applications should include;

  • Letter of application indicating interest
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Three letters of reference with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
If you own a personal blog or have samples of original work please attach these to your CV and email them to us.Applications Due: 5th July 2013.
Applications will be accepted through e-mail to:Recruitment Committee, Strategic Empowerment ProgramE-mail: [email protected].org

Remuneration: 15,000 Ksh per month consolidated starting salary

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