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Communications Officer Job. KenGen

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Grade: Level 5

Ref: HR&A/CRSD/02/05/2019

Department: Communications

Division: Corporate & Regulatory Services

Section / Unit: Communications – Media relations

Location / Work station: Stima Plaza, Nairobi

Reports to: Chief Communications Officer- Media relations

Job Purpose

Reporting to Chief Communications Officer, Media Relations, the job holder will be responsible for assisting in editing and issuing press releases, and arranging media interviews, responding to media enquiries, requests, development of content and regularly updating the company’s website and assisting with the production of publicity materials, including leaflets and posters

Responsibilities

  • Assist in liaising with journalists, editing and issuing press releases, and arranging media interviews
  • Respond to media enquiries, requests
  • Assist in developing content and regularly updating the company’s website
  • Assisting with the production of publicity materials, including leaflets and posters
  • Maintain a media database.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and provide monthly analyses
  • Maintain a calendar of media events
  • Assist in developing media releases and speeches
  • Help identify media opportunities to raise the company’s profile
  • Planning and organizing visits of internal and external VIP guests , including media tours
  • Writing articles for internal and external publications
  • Design internal staff newsletter and other publications
  • Videography, shooting and editing.
  • Be responsible for the company’s photo library
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
  • Make Makes decisions using standard operating procedures

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field
  • A master’s degree in communication or related field is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification and valid membership of is mandatory ( PRSK)
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Good command of English and Swahili
  • Knowledge and experience in Desk Top Publishing packages a must
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit application letters complete with detailed resume and copies of academic and professional certificates to:

Human Resource & Administration Director,

Stima Plaza,

6th Floor Room 6.01

P.O. Box 47936-00100

Nairobi

Or send to the following email address: [email protected]

The reference number of the job should be clearly indicated on the envelope.

Detailed job descriptions are posted on our website: http://www.kengen.co.ke/jobs/

Closing date for applications is 17th May 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: KenGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvassing and falsifying or misinterpretation of qualifications will lead to automatic disqualification.

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