Kenya National Qualifications Authority Principal Communications Officer Jobs

Kenya National Qualifications Authority Principal Communications Officer Jobs


For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least;

  • A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience four (4) of which should have been at the level of supervisory level;

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or other KNQF Level 7 equivalent) in Public relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, International relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution

  • Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9 or equivalent) in Public relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, International relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Experience in writing articles on education in Kenya and Africa;

  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable;

  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Key Duties and Responsibilities entails;

  • Incorporating online tools and in-person networking to create relationships and ultimately build the Authority’s brand, both online and off line;

  • Content creation – writing blog posts, articles, newsletters, communications materials, and material for social media channels;

  • Coordinating the writing of Council papers; and the logistics of council meetings;

  • Working as the Personal Assistant to the Director General;

  • Social media marketing– creating, managing and growing the authority’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other strategically relevant online properties;

  • Events and event planning– attending industry
    events and planning meet ups for KNQA leadership;

  • Managing incoming media requests and building relationships with industry journalists; creating, executing and measuring media campaigns;

  • Responsible to overlook the customer support – collecting reports, and forwarding clients feedbacks to the management;

  • Managing any online feedback forums;

  • Implement strategic communications plans and to provide local market insight for the authorities public-facing communications;

  • Analytics– Using Google Analytics and other measurement tools to provide reports on metrics, and continually find ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives;

  • Work with journalists, media producers, editors and strategic influencers;

  • Gathering information on programmes and significant events in a specific KNQA Cluster area;

  • Responsible for scheduling media interviews;

  • Assist in developing media plans, distribute and follow up media releases, book interviews and respond to media request;

    How to Apply

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