The Blue Economy Innovation Hub (BEI Hub) is a Social Innovation platform for co-creating solutions to real societal challenges. It is situated at the School of Business in Technical University of Mombasa.
Join our team to help co-create solutions to real societal challenges within the Blue Economy ecosystem.
Submission Deadline: 3rd March, 2022
01 Web Designer/ Developer (2 Positions)
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Updating the content of BEI Hub’s website and developing and maintaining other related websites 2. Keeping the websites compliant with the organization’s branding, taxonomy and web management policies and guidelines. 3. Gathering and consolidating information for the websites. 4. Improving functionality, navigation and information architecture of the websites. 5. Creating additional webpages and news stories. 6. Providing editorial and design inputs to enhance the websites. 7. Assist in overseeing the content development, expansion and continual assessment of web-based knowledge and information services 8. Assist in boosting BEI Hub’s presence in online communications and social media; provide assistance in maintenance of the BEI Hub online platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter 9. Support the team with curation and coordination of events, campaigns, workshops Apply Now
02 Graphics Designer (1 Position)
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Sourcing, editing and publishing photos and videos. 2. Conceptualizing, creating and publishing visual pieces, like infographics, for communication materials, to improve user experience. 3. Study design briefs and determine requirements 4. Advise on strategies to engage target audiences 5. Identify the best ways to illustrate and communicate BEI Hub’s vision while complying with design best practices 6. Review designs for errors before they are printed or published 7. Keep up-to-date with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies 8. Assist in boosting BEI Hub’s presence in online communications and social media; provide assistance in maintenance of the BEI Hub online platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter 9. Support the team with curation and coordination of events, campaigns, workshops Apply Now
03 Communications Assistant (2 Positions)
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Support the development and implementation of BEI Hub’s Communications Strategy, related to specific BEI Hub programmes and initiatives 2. Support content development for stories, op-eds, talking points, press releases and/or social media posts> 3. Assist team members in synthesizing information from BEI Hub’s programmes 4. Carry out mapping of potential partnerships in accordance with BEI Hub’s partners and media engagement strategy. Support with contacts and engagement propositions. 5. Support in preparing presentations, decks, pitches, toolkits and process documents. 6. Support the team with curation and coordination of events, campaigns, workshops 7. Highlighting the work of BEI Hub and building relationships within the ecosystem 8. Build communication materials for events and help spread awareness through relevant channels. Apply Now
04 Research Assistants (4 Positions)
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Conduct guided desktop research in the core areas of the Blue Economy i. Fisheries and Aquaculture ii. Tourism and Cultural Heritage iii. Environmental Conservation iv. Maritime Transport & Logistics/ Shipping & Port v. Maritime Technology vi. Maritime Safety and Security 2. Provide research, writing and editing support on issues related to the Blue Economy Sectors 3. Assist the organization of conferences, seminars, webinars, workshops or other events; 4. Contribute to designing and implementation of initiatives, projects or programmes; 5. Provide administrative support on an as-needed basis; 6. Other relevant tasks as deemed necessary by the supervisor. Apply Now