Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Job Vacancy Application Details

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Details of Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

Busara is research and advisory firm dedicated to advancing and applying behavioral science in the Global South. We work with governments, NGOs, private companies and academics to understand human behavior, and design solutions to overcome behavioral barriers to products, programs and policies as they scale.

Social Media Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Social Media Manager supports Busara’s Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that requires capability in digital marketing and communication to advance Busara’s brand and support the rapid growth and project mix at Busara.

The Social Media Manager is our digital point person and will enhance Busara’s brand and reputation by; communicating our work in an authentic way that will attract and grow our client base, track and keep our touchpoints relevant for both internal and external clients.

Core Responsibilities

  • Detail a clear digital plan of action with steps, milestones, deliverables and dates to track communication efforts
  • Develop relevant content topics and strategies to build brand awareness and our online reputation
  • Map out how the digital value chain can transform the market we operate in and have a desire to deepen our social media engagement
  • Create and implement a regular publishing schedule and content calendar to promote and manage content
  • Inform planning of specific and timely marketing campaigns through social advertising
  • Collaborate with the design and projects team to leverage the right tools to manage content, drive visibility and create online engagement opportunities
  • Use analytics to measure and identify Busara’s audience growth, engagement, profile, content reach and leads to establish ROI and inform strategy
  • Identify best practice and trends with regard to social media – your default setting is always reading and learning to keep up with evolving channels

Requirements

The ideal candidate views the internet as their playground, is curious about best practise, savvy and creative about brand engagement and content management. A passionate communicator who genuinely enjoys and thrives operating and strategising in the digital space. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture
  • Ability to research diverse topics, figure out best practise and outline/propose a digital plan to execute
  • Ability to experiment on social media placement, test alternatives and make data driven recommendations on the right mix for our client journey in B2C and B2B context
  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences
  • 5+ years of social media experience within creative or branding agencies or a mix of agency and in-house experience.
  • Proven track record of success in managing content and social media engagement across a portfolio of industries
  • Degree in a relevant field
  • Expert level skills in google suite and Microsoft office
  • Solid understanding of web practises, digital platforms, SEO, channel analytics and content development
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively.

Senior Design Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Senior Design Officer supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that cuts across all divisions at Busara and requires capability in design, execution of projects and time management. Compelling design including graphic design, web and mobile design and design for printed products are all necessary to support the rapid growth and project mix at Busara. With up to 40 ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of design challenges and design needs, from developing collateral for a product intervention, to creating comprehensive editorial reports, to developing a culture of design-thinking at Busara.

The Senior Design Officer is responsible for completing all design-focused projects with a critical and rigorous eye for detail. As our organisation spans across a wide range of sectors and disciplines, from highly academic lab experiments to strategic consulting for pan-African corporations, our communications must be as flexible and far reaching as our work.

Core Responsibilities

The Senior Design Officer will enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects. More specifically, the deliverables of the Senior Design Officer will likely include (not exclusively):

  • Editorial Design (Reports/Proposals)
  • Meet with clients/internal team to determine scopes of projects
  • Liaise with the rest of the team in execution of deliverables
  • Internal digital communication design (mailchimp, Google Slides, Google etc..)
  • Lead design support during comms office hours
  • Audit internal and external office communication templates i.e invoices, forms, slide decks, reports
  • Creation of branded templates for usage where necessary
  • Ability to come up with creative ideas in support of accomplishing tasks

Requirements

The ideal candidate is action-oriented, a self-starter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.
  • Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process
  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Proven experience designing for print, web, and presentation
  • Experience with user-centered design principles
  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

Design Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Design Officer supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that cuts across all divisions at Busara and requires capability in design, execution of projects and time management. Compelling design including graphic design, web and mobile design and design for printed products are all necessary to support the rapid growth and project mix at Busara. With up to 40 ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of design challenges and design needs, from developing collateral for a product intervention, to creating comprehensive editorial reports, to developing a culture of design-thinking at Busara.

The Design Officer is responsible for completing all design-focused projects with a critical and rigorous eye for detail. As our organisation spans across a wide range of sectors and disciplines, from highly academic lab experiments to strategic consulting for pan-African corporations, our communications must be as flexible and far reaching as our work.

Core Responsibilities

The Design Officer will enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects. More specifically, the deliverables of the Design officer will likely include (not exclusively):

  • Combining hand-drawing with digital media to create complete illustrations
  • Meet with clients/internal team to determine scopes of projects
  • Create materials that support the brand identity
  • Liaise with the rest of the team in execution of deliverables
  • Coordinate and provide design support to the HCD Qual team
  • Stay up-to-date with new design techniques and software
  • Developing visual ideas that suit the brief
  • Create visual elements for editorial outputs
  • Participate in comms office hours by providing design support

Requirements

The ideal candidate is action-oriented, a self-starter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.
  • Drawing skills with an attention to detail (both by hand and digital pen)
  • Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process
  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Proven experience designing for print, web, and presentation
  • Experience with user-centered design principles
  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

Senior UI / UX Designer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field ICT / Computer

The position: The Digital Designer supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that cuts across all divisions at Busara and requires capability in user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design of our various digital assets. The Digital Designer will ensure that all elements on our digital platforms are optimized for improved usability, readability, engagement, relevance and exceptional visual design. With frequent ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of digital design challenges and design needs. These range from optimizing mobile application interfaces, designing digital products for testing and / or data collection, developing client-facing content platforms, to developing a culture of design-thinking at Busara.

The Digital Designer is responsible for delivering adaptive and creative solutions to UI/UX design problems by staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in user experience design and user interface technology as well as enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects.

Core Responsibilities

The deliverables of the Digital Designer will more specifically, include (not exclusively):

  • Investigating user experience design requirements for our suite of digital assets.
  • Developing and conceptualizing a comprehensive UI/UX design strategy for the brand.
  • Producing high quality UX design solutions through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes.
  • Designing UI elements and tools such as navigation menus, search boxes, tabs, and widgets for our digital assets.
  • Testing UI elements such as CTAs, banners, page layouts, page designs, page flows, and target links for landing pages.
  • Collaborating with internal and external designers to ensure the creation and delivery of tailored experiences for the digital user.
  • Providing advice and guidance on the implementation of UX research methodologies and testing activities in order to analyze and predict user behavior.
  • Adhering to style standards on typography and graphic design.

Requirements

The ideal candidate is action-oriented, a self-starter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.
  • Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process
  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • A portfolio of professional UI/UX design work for both web and mobile platforms
  • Experience with user-centered design principles
  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

Editorial Lead

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Editorial Lead supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi and is responsible for ensuring that a proposal concept or draft turns into a fully formed, professional proposal that is 100% ready to be sent to an external client, funder, or partner.

With a team of Engagement Directors constantly bringing new opportunities into the pipeline, we need an Editorial Lead who can work with the projects division to quickly turn a concept outline into a fully formed, well-written proposal to a funder, corporate client, or partner. You will do this by understanding our clients and engaging them through crafting context specific proposals as well as by applying professional rigor and communication expertise.

Role Description

Below we outline core responsibilities of an Editorial Lead:

  • Write proposals, owning the quality, content flow, use of language, tone of voice, clarity of information, spelling, and grammar
  • Read and process Request For Proposals (RFP’s) to completion, collaborate with internal experts and projects team providing information for the proposal
  • Build, communicate and execute identified proposals, working with internal subject matter experts to complete each proposal
  • Research and scope out RFP’s to ensure you understand client need as well as inform and add value to the expected end result
  • Plan and prioritize work to self-manage multiple projects
  • Adapt writing style to fit with requirements/audience and ensure what you write is correct and conveys the intended message as clearly as possible
  • Edit and proofread copy for reports, projects and articles based on client feedback/direction
  • Identify trends and categories across each proposal to create a more efficient proposal writing system that can be owned by individual project teams
  • Create proposal writing best practice guides for internal distribution

Requirements

The ideal candidate has the uncanny ability to ask for funds and actually get them. Enjoys putting together proposals to create an experience that engages the reader to do something specific and a keen eye for detail. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Flawless writing skills, with an ability to easily translate complicated concepts and project plans into writing
  • Ability to write in a clear, concise style with a solid understanding of copy and editorial nuances and tonality
  • Experience in the development sector, behavioral science, or related fields
  • Action-oriented and self-starting, with an ability to quickly grasp new concepts.
  • Mastery of Google Slides, Sheets, and Docs
  • Proven track record of writing long form articles across various industries
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems
  • Working knowledge of project budgets
  • An ability to quickly utilize our brand guidelines and document templates
  • Ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences
  • 5+ years of writing experience particularly in grant and proposal writing
  • Proven experience successfully writing proposals that have led to new business
  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant field preferably communication or journalism
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively.

Senior Copywriter

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Copywriter supports Busara’s Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that requires capability in creating compelling marketing and communication copy to engage our clients, advance Busara’s brand and support the rapid growth and project mix at Busara. You will connect with our client base who span across a wide range of sectors and disciplines, from highly academic partners to pan-African corporations, by delivering useful and impact driven information about our work.

The Copywriter will enhance Busara’s brand and reputation by developing and framing messaging for both internal and external communication needs. You will do this by understanding our clients and engaging them through persuasive and accurate writing as well as by applying professional rigor and communication expertise.

Core Responsibilities

  • Listen, understand and frame complex material simply for different platforms
  • Identify fresh and interesting angles to showcase project work and impact
  • Focus messaging: identify the main point and communicate this powerfully
  • Research and scope briefs to ensure you understand what clients need and can inform and add value to the expected end result
  • Plan and prioritize work to self-manage multiple projects
  • Collaborate with the communications design team to ensure visual elements complement the words
  • Adapt writing style to fit with audience and ensure what you write is correct and conveys the intended message as clearly as possible
  • Write original copy, long form articles and package content for a range of channels including blog posts, LinkedIn articles, slogans, radio and video scripts
  • Propose copy concepts and outline underlying strategic thinking
  • Edit and proofread copy based on internal client feedback/direction
  • Create engagement opportunities by recommending content strategies for new business development
  • Train and spread your knowledge to help the project teams to write clearly
  • Develop our writing style guide

Requirements

The ideal candidate is imaginative, generates ideas from unexpected places. A curious and persuasive storyteller, who thinks strategically, has great attention to detail and is passionate about connecting textually. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Excellent writing ability, including skill with the nuances of social media writing, use of hashtags and acronyms
  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications to support that culture
  • Proven experience crafting effective copy for marketing and communication material across traditional and digital channels
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Ability to set expectations for timelines based on scope of work and proactively manage and communicate the same
  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with people from different background and areas of expertise
  • 5+ years of writing experience within creative or branding agencies or a mix of agency and in-house experience.
  • Proven track record of success in writing copy across various industries
  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant field
  • Expert level skills in google suite
  • Solid understanding of design, copy and web practises
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively.

Senior Motion Designer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

The position: The Senior Motion Designer supports Busara’s Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi. This is a position that requires capability in design, execution of projects and time management. With up to 40 ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of design challenges and design needs, from developing client-facing collateral, to supporting our brand strategy, and raising awareness around Behavioral Science.

The Senior Motion Designer is responsible for creating and using video and animated 2- and 3-dimensional motion assets to elevate brand narratives across a variety of mediums and channels. They will identify the best techniques and methods to communicate brand narratives and explore different approaches to expand our team’s capability and expertise.

Core Responsibilities

The Senior Motion Designer will enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects. More specifically, the deliverables of the Senior Motion Designer will include (not exclusively):

  • Meet with clients/internal team to determine scope of projects
  • Create materials that support the brand identity
  • Liaise with the rest of the team in the execution of deliverables
  • Stay up-to-date with new design techniques and software
  • Create ownable material to uniquely streamline Busara’s portfolio
  • Track progress and impact of the design work completed, to improve and learn over time

Requirements

The ideal candidate is action-oriented, a self-starter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results. In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.
  • Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process
  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, After Effects)
  • Experience with user-centered design principles
  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

How to Apply

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