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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