Digital Media Specialist – Web and social media (DM/10/2017)

Digital Media Specialist – Web and social media (DM/10/2017)

Digital Media Specialist – Web and social media (DM/10/2017)

Position Purpose

To update the academy on-line presence – working with faculty and staff in the department to maintain and update the website, to revitalize the academy Facebook account, and other marketing duties as assigned. Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts for the academy magazines, newsletters, branded merchandise, advertisements e.t.c.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and manage the Academy website.
  • Ensuring the information on the website is current and accurate
  • Assist in the development of content and a content strategy for social media, website and print media
  • Develop, maintain and promote content across a variety of social networks
  • Analyse, review and implement changes to the academy website so that it is optimized for search engines (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Developing layout and finished artwork for a variety of printed and digital marketing materials
  • Creating branding, concepts, logos, and packaging academy produced products.


  • Bachelor’s degree ICT, Communications, Graphic Design or related field
  • 3-5 years demonstrated professional experience in the social media web design and graphic design field.
  • Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Experience in launching and optimizing paid social campaigns
  • Design background with knowledge in creative digital tools, drawing capabilities, composition, illustration, video and photography.
  • Must be efficient in Photoshop. Illustrator and InDesign is preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

The ideal candidates must embody Curiosity, Leadership, Accountability, Innovation, Responsible Citizenship and Excellence,– the values that will drive life across all elements of the Academy for educators, learners, and staff.

Application Procedure

Send your Application Letter and CV as one document stating your current position, remuneration, contact details as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.

Indicating the Title of position and Reference Number on the subject line of your email to

Hard copy applications will not be accepted. Only those submitted through Email will be considered.

The closing date for the applications is 14th November, 2017.

M-PESA Foundation Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equity within the organization.