The Branding and Communications Officer will drive media engagement, branding and strategic internal and external communication for Skills Outside School Foundation to enhance its visibility, project its impact & work, attract & retain partners and leverage on communications for development.
S/he will work closely with all the various SOSF teams across our three pillars - interventions, advocacy and data towards establishing and maintaining strategic alliances, generating support for SOSF’s cause amongst stakeholders and partners.
Roles and Responsibilities
1. Strategy Development & Implementation
Drive the development and implementation of SOSF Communications Strategy to the key target audience.
Development and implementation of the departmental budget and annual workplan, including implementation & continuous update of the organization's content calendar
Handle strategic external communication planning and implementation including development of brand & marketing collateral, coordination of events, and building & maintaining strategic alliances
2. Brand Management
Develop diverse brand material and communication tools for official website, social media (such as newsletters, YouTube, Instagram etc) and other traditional media platforms
3. Partner and stakeholder relations
Prepare communication and fundraising materials, coordinate fundraising drives and onboard and manage partners & stakeholders
Source and Coordinate SOSF external media engagements and visibility across seminars, conferences and roundtables
Organize and lead strategic events and activities
Production of quality and timely content to highlight SOSF achievements across its 3 pillars for stakeholder and partner relations.
4. External Engagement and Media Relations
Prepare the SOSF team for media and public speaking opportunities and act as editor for external communications materials
Represent SOSF in various communications forums and meetings
Build and maintain relationships with media contacts and key public sector allies.
6. Social and Traditional Media Management
Manage, maintain and update SOSF social media platforms (website, blog, Youtube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) using creative content and leveraging on effective storytelling
Conduct continuous research on education, employability, entrepreneurship trends and insights to inform our audience
Maintain and coordinate usage of, and manage a media archive and information resource centre eg Pictures, videos, research, reports, etc
The Branding and Communications Officer will drive media engagement, branding and strategic internal and external communication for Skills Outside School Foundation to enhance its visibility, project its impact &…