Chief Public Communications Officer Job in Kenya

Job Description

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 50,610 – Ksh 67,110 p.m. House Allowance: Kshs. 16,500 p.m Commuter Allowance: Ksh 8,000 p.m. Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year Medical Cover: As provided by the Government Terms of Service: Four (4) years Contract

Requirement for Appointment

Be a Kenyan Citizen

Have served in the grade of Senior Public Communications Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any of the following: Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies/Science, Information Science or a related field.

Have a clear understanding of the working of the media and the socio-political environment in Kenya;

Possess good oral and written communication skills both English and Kiswahili;

Possess advanced computer skills; and

Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Have minimum Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/ Media Communication

At least three (3) years relevant experience

Duties and responsibilities

Coordinate all public relations activities including publishing of brochures, handbooks and flyers

Updating the County website in liaison with the IT section; Portray a positive public image of the County;

Coordinating outreach programmes with various stakeholders; Prepare press-release to media stories and ensure proactive media reporting via the available channels;

Have initiative and drive and excellent interpersonal skills to handle various interest groups;

Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

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