Join the Team

Be part of a team that is family-centered, Christ-centered, and service-focused. Join us in our vision to transform children, families, and communities throughout Kenya.

Current Open Positions

Senior Content Writer

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. 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:

  • 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.)
  • Creating concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
  • 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.
  • Building MOHI’s blog; identifying and creating stories.
  • Managing content for the company’s website and brochures.
  • Creating content for partner facing communication materials.
  • Applying for relevant national and international awards for the company.
  • 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.
  • Brainstorming and collaborating with the marketing team for new ideas and strategies.
  • Researching markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original.
  • As needed, travel domestically to capture content for marketing campaigns, donor updates, and other projects.
  • 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.

Senior Graphic Designer

We are seeking a talented Senior Graphic Designer to join our Marketing and Communications team. The role is responsible for our visual style, executing our brand look and feel across all platforms: in print, digital, live events for internal and external communications. He or she will create inspired concepts and design solutions, working with the Marketing and Communications team as well as other stakeholders. The Senior Graphic Designer will also direct the work of vendors and contractors as needed. Ultimately, your work will connect people to our mission, transform lives and restore hope to disadvantaged communities in Kenya and beyond.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as an arbiter of our brand visual style, working with the Marketing and Communications team to communicate our brand guidelines to stakeholders throughout the organization and vendors.
  • Translate the brand guidelines into print and digital collateral, working across multiple channels to design and produce in a fast-paced, quality-driven environment.
  • Design templates for PPT, pitch decks, and sales materials.
  • Design and produce projects for digital (website, landing pages, emails, social media etc.), print (brochures, flyers, corporate stationary, apparel, etc.), live events (exhibition booth displays etc.) and video from concept through final proof.
  • Design projects for multiple audiences, local and international, adapting a core concept to address a variety of needs and uses.
  • Develop and manage project scopes and timelines.
  • Contribute ideas and approaches that amplify the MOHI brand appeal to target audiences.
  • Consult on design of website, working with Marketing and Communications team and digital agency.
  • Consult on UI and client service needs.
  • Create and maintain sharable visual assets for MOHI.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field.
  • Minimum three years of graphic design experience, including role as Senior Graphic Designer, Art Director or similar.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required:

  • Has sophisticated command of written English.
  • Skilled at layout, design, and production.
  • Effective and clear communicator and collaborator.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Self-motivated, client-focused, patient, organized, detail oriented.
  • Proficiency and speed with graphic design software: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and WordPress. Knowledge of video software a plus.
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strategic thinker, able to contribute to team brainstorming sessions and solve issues that arise.
  • Has a deep passion for the organization and its mission.

Senior Filmmaker and Photographer

 We are seeking a talented Senior Filmmaker and Photographer to join our Marketing and Communications team. The ideal candidate will produce and create visually engaging, cinematic, narrative driven multimedia content from concept to completion. Content will be used online (website, social media, digital marketing campaigns etc.) and offline (exhibition at local and international events, church worship services etc.). Ultimately, your work will connect people to our mission, transform lives and restore hope to disadvantaged communities in Kenya and beyond.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shoot and edit visually engaging, cinematic content.
  • Craft compelling visual stories.
  • Storyboard, direct, light, mic, shoot, and edit using cinematic tools (e.g. stabilizers, cranes, sliders, jibs).
  • Conceptualize and produce artistic video content that maximizes the quality and reach of MOHI’s digital offerings.
  • in coordination with the Marketing and Communications Manager, schedule and direct shooters and editors for digital projects, clearly communicating the vision, shot lists, project goals, narrative scope, and time frame for each product.
  • Manage and maintain the organization and functionality of multimedia equipment.
  • Systematically capture, organize, archive, and distribute multimedia content via internal and external platforms.
  • Remain abreast of changing multimedia technologies, software, standards, and best practices.
  • Train other department staff in skills and techniques.
  • Brainstorm creative video solutions to match the organization’s needs and support the goals of our fundraising and marketing teams.
  • Leverage social media and other influencers for content distribution and engagement.
  • As needed, travel domestically to capture content for marketing campaigns, donor updates, and other projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience producing and directing multimedia/video projects for a company or an organization.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required:

  • Has sophisticated command of written English.
  • Must be an independent and creative worker, able to manage multiple priorities, communicate clearly with a variety of individuals, and be flexible.
  • Must possess advanced knowledge in the following areas: cinematic shooting, multimedia content, video production, video editing, photography and digital distribution.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and work within a team.
  • Proficient with cinematic tools, such as stabilizers, cranes, sliders, jibs.
  • Proficient in narrative construction and visual storytelling.
  • Proficient with current multimedia hardware, software and standards.
  • Proficient with digital still cameras and photography techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of multimedia software (FCPX, the Adobe Suite, etc.)
  • Proficient with popular social media sites, such as YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Ability to meet changing demands and adapt to frequently changing priorities.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Skills with sound design, color correction/grading, and/or animation is a plus.
  • Has a deep passion for the organization and its mission.

Fire Safety Advocate

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop training programs and train communities and fire service members in expanding collaborative community fire prevention initiatives to decrease risk of fires in Kenya.
  • Develop and support initiatives to improve response and community perspective of the fire service including empowering existing departments to provide community education on fire prevention and safety. Also encourage the development of new fire brigades and expansion of personnel (including volunteers) and proper equipment in existing fire brigades.
  • Support and advocate with communities and local government leaders to plan for and implement community fire response teams and new fire services in Kenya.
  • Connect with existing community response teams to improve their response and fire prevention initiatives.
  • Develop and track best practices for community fire prevention and response programs.
  • Collect and track data regarding the fire service in Kenya including data about community fire prevention and response programs, training and use of volunteers in the fire service and development of new programs in the fire service.
  • Expand opportunities for firefighters across Kenya and Africa to network with each other utilizing available and emerging technology.
  • Develop relationships with career and volunteer firefighters, fire service leadership, local and national government officials to increase understanding of the roles and functions of fire departments and to advocate for expanding the fire service.
  • Develop programs that will increase community awareness of the role of the firefighters in their communities.

Education Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of Diploma in Disaster Management, Security Management, Community Health or any related field. Preference given to individuals that have completed a formal firefighter training program.
  • Experience in connecting with community members and community leaders to organize events and activities.
  • Background in community training, fire and disaster services, international communications and cultural collaboration.
  • Able to use technology for data collection and communication.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Primary School Teacher

Applicants must have a minimum of P1 Certificate from Kenya National Examination Council and be registered with the TSC. Proficiency in English & Kiswahili; both written and spoken is required, and relevant teaching experience an added advantage.

High School Teacher

Applicants must have Education Degree or Diploma from Kenya National Examination Council and be registered with TSC. Proficiency in English & Kiswahili; both written and spoken is required, and relevant high school teaching experience an added advantage.

Application Process

If you are interested in a career at MOHI (full-time employment, volunteer, or internship), please follow the two step process.

Step 1: Fill out the online form below.

Step 2: Send your application letter and CV to recruit@mohiafrica.org.