Job Summary

We are seeking a talented Senior Content Writer to join our Marketing and Communications team to enrich our internal and external communications through compelling blog posts, emails, white papers, news articles, social media content, case studies, web content and other types of marketing copy.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate would have a background in journalistic, business writing and/or marketing agency experience. Ultimately, your work will connect people to our mission, transform lives and restore hope to disadvantaged communities in Kenya and beyond.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Creating content that spans a variety of topics for a broad range of communications channels (website, blogs, emails, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, brochures, flyers etc.)
  2. Creating concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
  3. Creating content for media-worthy stories, press releases and work with external parties (PR companies, media, journalists, etc.) to increase visibility around MOHI’s work and presence in global and regional media.
  4. Building MOHI’s blog; identifying and creating stories.
  5. Managing content for the company’s website and brochures.
  6. Creating content for partner facing communication materials.
  7. Applying for relevant national and international awards for the company.
  8. Creating and curating persuasive, accurate content for customer lead generation and lead nurturing e-mailers to a global audience of potential partners and current partners.
  9. Brainstorming and collaborating with the marketing team for new ideas and strategies.
  10. Researching markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original.
  11. As needed, travel domestically to capture content for marketing campaigns, donor updates, and other projects.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing, Journalism, English, or related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience in a content writing role; dealing with content for a company or organization.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required:
  • Has sophisticated command of written English with a clear ability to switch between formal communication; a personable, casual tone of voice; and vibrant marketing-oriented language
  • Has strong people skills and is able to work well and take input from multiple stakeholders
  • Has an entrepreneurial, innovative spirit; an ability to apply creativity in a practical way.
  • Is able to work autonomously and independently; this person will be expected to take input from many stakeholders but ultimately support the brand’s communication strategy with confidence.
  • Can prioritize a varied workload and work well under pressure while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Has a deep passion for the organization and its mission.

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