2. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER - (CASB GRADE 8)
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Clerk
i. Implementing the Assembly's Communications Strategy
ii. Providing logistical support for events.
iii. Providing media liaison services for the Assembly.
iv. Coordinating the preparation and placement of radio and television information
v. Preparing and organizing forums where Assembly policies, programs and projects are propagated and promoted.
vi. Promoting stakeholder relations.
vii. Analyzing articles in the media pertaining to the Assembly and making appropriate recommendations.
viii. Overseeing development of still and moving photography
ix. Reviewing speeches, media briefs and Assembly's newsletters
x. Sourcing for appropriate media to disseminate information on activities.
xi. Developing corporate materials and branding.
xii. Preparing and placing radio and television infomercials.
xiii Documenting the Assembly's events through video, photography and press cuttings.
Requirements for Appointment For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
i. Possess a Bachelor's Degree Mass Communication or Public Relations or any other social sciences;
ii. Have three (3) years' experience in public or private sector in a similar position;
iii. Demonstrate outstanding professional competence and administrative; Management skills and sound knowledge of media/public relations and communication ability;
iv. Be competent with the use of IT as a working tool.
v. Have good administrative, organization and analytical skills.
vi. Have good written and verbal communication skills
Candidates interested in the above positions must have the following clearances:
• A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
• A Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• A Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
• A Certificate from Ethics & Anti-corruption Commission (EACC)
The Kwale County Assembly invites applications for the above posts from suitably qualified persons.
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