Communications and Development Associate

Job Title: Communications and Development Associate
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: January 2021
Closing date: Until filled

The Communications and Development Associate will be a collaborative coordinator, report to the Executive Director (ED), and work closely with the Associate Director, and Design and Planning Directors. The successful candidate must be willing to travel and work from our Kenya office for a few weeks each year. The candidate must be an innovative and strategic thinker, who will support the design and implementation of KDI's communications and fundraising / development strategies. This is a tremendous opportunity for an emerging communications and development leader to strengthen and build the evolving, internal capacity of a highly innovative, dynamic, and high-impact organization, as well as advance their professional capabilities.




Other Duties as Requested

Qualifications + Experience

Desired Profile

How to Apply:

Send electronic copy of cover letter, résumé, three (3) references, and writing sample to:

Subject heading:
Communications + Development Associate: Your Name

About KDI:

KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works.We have been recognized for our innovative approach to participatory design by notable institutions such as MIT, The Rockefeller Foundation, UN-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and Swiss Re Foundation.