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Communications Lead



To ensure brand identity and visibility in all company platforms, website and all public communications.

Responsible for the internal and external communication functions within the company.


Oversight and development of communications strategy

Manage website and all social media content, and the overall look, feel and functionality

Carry out social media community management (customer interaction online), copy writing and influencer management.

Develop materials to educate staff on communication practices

Write interdepartmental memos and other business correspondence as needed

Manage website and social media analytics

Ensure consistency in Syowia Studio external communications including developing style guide for all written work

Copyedit and proofread all external communications, liaising with curatorial and programs department

Compile and edit Syowia Studio monthly e-newsletter

Researching new audiences and developing relationships with the local community

Take ownership of Syowia Studio databases and mailing lists

Maintain and update press database

Create informative and interesting press releases, press kits, and related marketing materials

Contributing and developing multimedia content, including all video content and the overall Syowia Studio digital strategy


Contribute to and participate in a collaborative working environment, including weekly team discussions and other conversations.


Timely reporting of monthly and weekly reports.

100% support of promotion activities.

Promote Brand awareness.

100% compliance on all company policy & procedures.


Degree/diploma art and design, internet technology or in a business related field.

Proficient in the use of Adobe CC apps suite and packages.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft products suits.

Extensive knowledge and skills on managing a company website and major social media platforms.

Language skills – must be fluent in oral and written English.

Good understanding of the international art industry and market.


Strong communication skills.

Proven ability to Lead & Develop a high performance team.

Ability to adapt to competitive environment.

Attention to detail.

Good Interpersonal relationships.

Ability to negotiate.

Fast Learner.


Five years or more working with creative professionals and organisations to create and manage all aspects of online presense including user experience design, campaign management, graphic design and production both for the world and the web, coupled with experience working for international contemporary art organisations and professionals.
Please send all CV's to post@syowiakyambi.com by Friday January 13th 2023
'Between the Doors (ii)', Mixed Media installation, approx. 198 x 89 x 69 cm. 2010. Image: Courtesy of Artist © Syowia Kyambi
'Infinity: Flashes of the Past' Octagon shaped mirror, chain-link wooden glass frames and scanned archive photographs from the Nairobi National Museum Archive, 450 x 45 cm x 45 cm, Permanent Collection, Nairobi National Museum. 2007. Image: Courtesy of Artist © Syowia Kyambi
Kaspale’s Archive Intrusion / The Vortex I, 2019. Image: Courtesy of Artist © Syowia Kyambi
Syowia Kyambi, I Have Heard Many Things About You, 2016. Performance, Installation, Video Documentation, fabric, golden thread, paint, photographs, weighing scales, sisal rope, Herero commemoration dress, clothes hanger, performance video on television monitor. Documentation Cantufan Klose. Supported by Städtische Galerie Bremen, special thanks to the Mohamed Amin Foundation. © Syowia Kyambi