NGO Jobs in Kenya – SHOFCO 2019
Job Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – SHOFCO 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a Kenyan registered
Charity Organization with its Headquarters in Gatwekera-Kibera and other
offices in New York, Mathare Slum, Mukuru Slum and Bangladesh with a plan to
move to other slums in Kenya with a VISION of “Building Urban Promise from
Urban Poverty”.

It is a grassroots movement that catalyzes large-scale
transformation in urban slums by providing critical services for all, community
advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and

The following are the open positions that we seek to fill;

Job Title: Digital Marketing Executive
Section: Marketing & Partnerships
Location / Work Station: Kibera/ Ikigai
Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 5.00PM
Reports to: Director Marketing & Partnerships
Job Purpose: In this role, you’ll be responsible for the digital branding and
marketing strategy of Shofco. You will execute Shofco’s evolving marketing
strategy as the organisation expands and seeks to establish its footprint
Key Responsibilities / Duties/ Tasks
Role is working directly under Marketing & Partnerships
Social media – Develop the social media strategy using research,
currently global reality and locally available content to draft and publish
engaging content as part of a wider content calendar. This will be done in
collaboration with the Programs teams on the ground to execute for relevance
across (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and twitter accounts)
Fundraising – creating fund raising campaigns in keeping with
Shofco brand representation and in line with a previously agreed upon schedule
for the year using platforms such as Classy to execute
· Website management
(including SWEP):
1.   Manage the site
development / maintenance with 3rd party vendors to ensure optimal
2.   Maintain the website
and blog—SEO – regularly updating and publishing content on the site
3.   Managing the
organisations online commercial SWEP page through ensuring all the products,
prices etc. are up to date
Digital analytics – track performance into dashboards of all the
organisations digital platforms using common analytics tool and use this to
feed into the overall marketing strategy
Email marketing – utilize Mail Chimp to update Shofco partners
on a quarterly and need to basis of organizational progress. This is done
through producing and publishing the online newsletters
Budgetary reconciliation – for all online advertising efforts
including Classy and the M-Changa page maintenance and utilization
*kindly note certain elements of what you’re required to do in this role will
be subject to change.
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
Diploma / Degree in Business, Marketing or Communications
Professional Qualifications
Qualification in Business / Marketing / communication or any
other related field
Other requirements (unique / job specific)
At least 2 years’ experience in a relevant field
Must be an organized thinker, completes detailed tasks punctually
and is able to work effectively under time pressures
Ability to make quick, wise judgements, on controversial or
sensitive issues
Proven experience in successful planning and support of a heavy
workload within a framework of timescales and accountability
Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google
Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas)
Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and
Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online
marketing and measurement
Articulating information
Documenting facts
Checking things
Showing Composure
Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:
Establishing rapport
Interacting with people
Following procedures
Upholding standards
Key Performance Indicators
Monitoring progress of all Social Media and adjusting necessary
changes to get better results
Timely replies to posts and enquiries on social medial as well
as communications sent via emails
Timely planning and execution of what needs to be achieved and
done on a monthly basis.

Program: Girls
Leadership & Education
Sub-Program: Primary
Location / Work
Working Hours: Monday
– Friday | 7.30 AM – 4.30PM and two Saturdays a month
Reports to: Education
Direct reports: Deputy
Head Teacher, Teachers including TOT/Panel Heads
Job Purpose: To be
responsible for maintaining a high quality of education in line with SHOFCO’s
vision, mission and guiding principles; and the overall coordination of the
school curriculum, activities and operations to ensure that the school runs
efficiently and effectively on a day to day basis.
Key Responsibilities
and Job Dimensions
Ensure that the programs of the school are consistent with the
vision, mission, and guiding principles of SHOFCO schools.
Coach, mentor, and evaluate the performance of the whole
Oversee proper implementation of SHOFCO Curriculum using
recommended teaching methodologies.
Ability to offer teacher training on curriculum design,
implementation and evaluation.
Develop a long-range in-service plan for the faculty in
collaboration with the Education Management team.
Collect, analyse, share and interpret internal and external
school assessment data and ensure the data is used strategically to improve
student academic performance.
Oversee planning, execution and analysis of intervention
programs targeted at needs of diverse academic subgroups.
Develop and administer the general school routine, and
coordinate all activities within the school.
Manage the school budget, supply acquisition, HR efforts and
administrative duties; and ensure efficient usage of school resources.
Identify intellectual, physical, social and emotional needs
affecting student’s success in school in collaboration with teachers, students,
parents and social worker.
Maintain effective communication to keep staff, students and
parents properly informed.
Encourage and initiate continuous improvement in curriculum and
teaching methods.
Maintain an educational philosophy and school climate which
encourages a cooperative and participatory attitude on the part of all teachers
and students.
In charge of boarding section of the school.
Manage and develop external partnerships and represent the
school in interactions with government officials.
Job Competencies
(Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
Bachelor Degree in Education or any related field
P1, Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education
Other requirements
(unique / job specific)
Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission
5 Years’ Experience and training in student centred approach to
education that encourages exploration, inquiry, problem-solving and real world
thinking skills
4 Years’ Experience in school administration
Proven communication and influencing skills
Organization management
Proven ability to coach, motivate and build strong relationships
Computer literacy
Analytical skills
Leadership skills
Competencies / Attributes:
Strategic thinking
Adaptability and decisiveness
Honesty and integrity
Initiative and enthusiasm
Openness and sound judgement
Firm and objective
Interested applicants should
send their applications together with a cover letter and CV to or drop their hard copies at our Head
Office in Kibera, Gatwekera on or before 14th February 2019.
Please state your current and
Expected Gross salary in the Cover Letter. Applications without this
information will not be considered.
this point.
Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
SHOFCO is an equal
opportunity employer and employment is subject to Child Protection standards
including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection
We regret that only short
listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: SHOFCO does not
require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and
selection process. We therefore advise the general public to exercise due
diligence when applying for employment.


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