Communications Assistant Manager Job in Kenya

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Communications Assistant Manager Job in Kenya

Kenya Development Corporation (KDC), is a premier Development Finance Institution (DFI) incorporated on 27th November 2020 following the merger of Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC), IDB Capital Ltd (IDB) and Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC). The Corporation’s mandate is to promote sustainable socio-economic development by providing development finance, infrastructure finance, business support and advisory services to medium and large-scale industries, infrastructure projects and commercial undertakings in target sectors in Kenya and elsewhere.

As part of our strategic realignment we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our corporate goals and therefore must have in place, world- class human resources.

KDC therefore invites applications from qualified professionals for the following positions:

ASSISTANT MANAGER COMMUNICATIONS, GRADE KDC 4 (1 Post)

Job purpose


The Assistant Manager Communications will be responsible for coordinating Corporate Communications related activities including, Public relations, digital communications, internal communications, sponsorships, events, brand and reputation management.

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities

  • Incorporating online tools and in-person networking to create relationships and ultimately build the KDC brand, both online and off
  • Content creation, writing blog posts, articles, newsletters, communications materials, and material for social media
  • Social media marketing– creating, managing and growing  the authority’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other strategically relevant online
  • Events and event planning– attending industry events and planning meetups for KDC
  • Managing incoming media requests and building relationships with industry journalists; creating, executing and measuring media
  • Responsible to overlook the customer support – collecting reports, and forwarding clients feedbacks to the
  • Managing any online feedback
  • Viii. Implement strategic communications plans and to provide local market insight for the authorities public-facing communications.
  • Analytics– Using Google Analytics and other measurement tools to provide reports on metrics, and continually find ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new
  • Work with journalists, media producers, editors and strategic influencers
  • Gathering information on programmes and significant events in a specific KDC Cluster
  • Responsible for scheduling media
  • Assist in developing media plans, distribute and follow up media releases, book interviews and respond to media

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least;

  • A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience four (4) of which should have been at the level of supervisory level.
  • Master’s Degree in Public relations, Communications,  Journalism, Marketing, International relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, International relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in computer
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

How to Apply

Detailed application instructions are available on the KDC website www.kdc.go.ke under the careers section. The applications should be received by 16th December 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Kenya Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons living with disabilities. Therefore, Women, Persons Living with disabilities, the Marginalized and the Minorities are encouraged to Apply.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification. 

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