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Head of Public Relations Job Vacancy - Kenya Tourist Development Corporation (KTDC)

KTDC, a State Corporation created by an Act of Parliament CAP. 382, is a leading Development Financial Institution (DFI) providing affordable and accessible financial facilities and advisory services to the Tourism industry.

KTDC’s mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s Tourism industry by providing a range of advisory and financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of 
Head of Public Relations.

Purpose

To effectively and efficiently manage the Public Relations function, create awareness of the Corporation’s products and services and improve the image of the Corporation as a whole.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement KTDC’s PR strategy, policies, mission and vision;
  • Prepare and manage the Public Relations budget;

  • Ensure timely and efficient implementation of PR strategy and Annual Work Plan (AWP) and ensure that departmental performance targets are set and achieved;
  • Ensure that Public Relations is effectively used to support the core objectives of KTDC;
  • Ensure full implementation of the Quality Management System within the Public Relations department;
  • Mentor, coach and provide leadership to the Public Relations team;
  • Manage the flow of information between and among KTDC stakeholders;
  • Educate and enhance the importance and awareness of KTDC’s products to the public;
  • Coordinate surveys to measure customer satisfaction at KTDC;
  • Establish industry issue management mechanisms for KTDC;
  • Coordinate all KTDC corporate investment responsibility programmes, corporate sponsorship, corporate advertising and corporate events.
Person Specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or related field.
  • Higher Diploma in Public Relations, Communications or in a relevant field; and
  • Membership to a professional public relations body.
  • At least 5 years experience in public relations with at least 2 years in a senior management and supervisory role in a large organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Team playing skills;
  • Strong leadership and management skills; and
  • ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
The sealed applications should be addressed to;

Managing Director,
Kenya Tourist Development Corporation,
P.O. Box 42013-00100,
Nairobi.

Or be hand delivered to the Corporation at Utalii house, 11th Floor so as to be received in all the circumstances not later than 15th October 2010.
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