County Government of Vihiga Public Relations Officer Jobs in Kenya
County Government of Vihiga Public Relations Officer Jobs in Kenya The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.
Public Relations Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
The Public Relations Officer will be responsible to Director Communication and Public Relations for the following:
Coordinating public relations and media related meetings;
Coordinating public relations related activities including publishing of magazines, brochures, handbooks, flyers, news bulletins CDs etc; write, edit and arrange the publications;
Coordinate updating of the County website in liaison with the ICT department
Coordinating programs/events among them outreach programs and public participation;
Coordinating, accompanying and receiving all visitors and delegations to and from County ensuring all protocols issues are observed;
Preparing press releases, arrange interviews with journalists;
Coordinating the County Broadcast Unit on broadcast/ media aspects;
Assist in developing communication strategies;
Monitor public opinion regarding the County;
Communicate and present arguments on behalf of the County
Assist in preparing organizational documents such as annual reports, corporate profiles and submissions, cost budgets;
Write speeches, prepare visual aids and make public presentations
Oversee production of audio- visual materials
Conduct internal PR/Communication courses, workshops and media training;
Assist to develop and manage brand identity;
Procure sponsorship deals for the County
Liaison between the organization and other government and Non- Governmental
Coordinate all Corporate Social responsibility (CSR); and ,
Performing any other functions as directed by the supervisor.
Requirements for Appointment
Be a Kenyan Citizen;
Have vast knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than of five (5) years in Administration and Management in the Public Service of Private Sector;
Have Diploma in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Public Relations or any Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Public Relations or any Social Science from a recognized Institution:
Fulfilled all the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Proficient and competent in use of IT as a working tool and excellent communication skills and good command of English and Kiswahili;
Demonstrated thorough understanding of Devolution, the County Development objectives/ National Goals Policies and Vision 203;
Must demonstrate administrative management skills and sound knowledge of media, design works, public relations and communication ability;
Demonstrated high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results; and
Hold Certificate of membership from the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK);
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Vihiga Public Relations Officer Jobs in Kenya
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