Job Title:  Membership, Communications and Fundraising Manager – ACCESS Coalition

Salary (inclusive of benefits): USD 25,000 per annum

Contract: 12 months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Candidate Profile

The Alliance of Civil Society Organizations for Clean Energy Access (ACCESS), a global coalition of civil society organizations and practitioners, is looking for a Communications and Membership Manager to deliver our mission of advocating for people living in poverty to have access to safe, reliable and affordable energy, and for environmentally sustainable and efficient energy systems globally. You will be a dedicated and experienced communications professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be excited about taking the communications strategy for ACCESS to the next level, developing and implementing plans to engage target audiences. You will also have proven experience in working with membership organization and coordinating networks and ideally, experience of supporting the development of fundraising applications.

Candidate role

The, Communications and Membership Manager will work closely with the International Coordinator (IC), the Host organization (Kenya Climate Change Working Group or KCCWG) and the Coordination Group (CG) of ACCESS, as well as Regional Coordinating Organisations in East, West and Southern Africa.  You will be responsible for delivering on key objectives within the three-year global strategy of ACCESS, related to communications and external stakeholder engagement and membership. This will include leading the development and implementation of a strategy for communicating ACCESS members’ work to external actors, as part of the Coalition’s wider advocacy strategy communications as well as supporting RCOs’ communications strategies. You will also develop and implement a strategy for outreach with ACCESS members and for membership development. Finally, you will support the International Coordinator and the secretariat with fundraising applications, in relation to the communications and membership functions.

For further information on ACCESS, see here: Further information on KCCWG is available here:

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 Application Process

To apply, send your CV and a short supporting statement (max. of 400 words) outlining your suitability for this role and why this role interests you to:

Closing date for applications:   Friday, 11th March 2019 (11.59pm EAT)

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