Assistant Manager Corporate Communication Job in Kenya - KDC

Assistant Manager, Corporate Communication 

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 Tourist 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:

Duties and responsibilities

Incorporating online tools and in-person networking to create relationships and ultimately build the KDC brand, both online and off line.

Content creation, writing blog posts, articles, newsletters, communications materials, and material for social media channels.

Social media marketing– creating, managing and growing the authority’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other strategically relevant online properties.

Events and event planning– attending industry events and planning meetups for KDC leadership.

Managing incoming media requests and building relationships with industry journalists; creating, executing and measuring media campaigns.

Overseeing the customer support – collecting reports, and forwarding clients feedbacks to the management.

Managing any online feedback forums.

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 initiatives.

Work with journalists, media producers, editors and strategic influencers

Gathering information on programmes and significant events in a specific KDC Cluster area.

Scheduling media interviews;

Assist in developing media plans, distribute and follow up media releases, book interviews and respond to media request.


A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience four (4) of which should have been at supervisory level.

Master’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing,

International Relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public R elations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, International Relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognizedinstitution.

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 applications.

Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How to Apply

Detailed application instructions are available on the KDC website under the careers section. The applications should be received by 24th May 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Those who had submitted their applications in the previous advertisement are hereby required to re-submit their applications afresh.