Communications Officer Position:


HACO Industries was established in the early 1970’s as single-product manufacturer. From those modest beginnings, HACO is now one of the region’s leading FMCG manufacturers, supplying a wide range of products to the entire East African and COMESA Markets.

We are looking to hire a Communications Officer based in Nairobi to work in our Sustainability and Corporate Communications Department, and support the delivery of the company’s overall Communications Goal.

The Communications Officer will do the following:

  • Assist in executing the organization’s overall communications strategy.
  • Drafting communications collateral as required e.g., press kits, event programmes, reports, speeches, copy writing etc.
  • Assist in collation of necessary materials and information needed to develop media articles and responses from different departments.
  • Social Media Management and updating of HACO’s corporate handles
  • Actively support in development/content/management of new communication channels (such as podcasts and twitter spaces)
  • Identify opportunities and platforms to profile HACO’s work Nationally and Regionally
  • Assist creation of a solid visual data (videos and photos) bank for our business
  • Support in Daily Media Monitoring of HACO’s visibility in the news and/or stories of interest to HACO’s sustainability agenda
  • Support Sustainability Colleagues in proposing valuable partnerships and collaborations for HACO
  • Work with internal teams to execute internal awareness programmes and campaigns
  • Assist in updating the Website with relevant information on the organization’s progress

Required Skills

  • Understands the best practices of main social media channels including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
  • Understanding of communications, public relations and marketing best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years prior experience in a communications role and proven working experience with social media
  • BA in Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator
*(The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position

To apply, please send your detailed CV and Cover Letter to

Please indicate your current salary details, 3 referees and daytime telephone contacts to be received by 12th April 2023

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.