Kisii County Director Public Communication Jobs in Kenya

Kisii County Director Public Communication Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting administratively to the Chief of staff, office of the Governor and functionally to the chief officer responsible for Executive (office of the Governor), the Director of public communication shall be overall in charge of communication in the county.

    Requirements and Competencies for Appointment:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Have served in the grade of Assistant Director of Public Communications/Deputy Director
    Public Communication or its equivalent in the Public Service for a minimum period of
    three (3) years and has been in continuous service for not less than ten (10) years or served
    in a comparable and relevant position in the private sector for a minimum period of three
    (3) years at senior management level in a recognized organization.

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree and Post-Graduate Diploma in Communication, Public Relations
    or Journalism from a recognized institution.

  • A Master’s degree in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Public Relations,
    International Relations, Information Sciences or Journalism or any other approved
    equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Have experience of at least ten (10) years in a communication or media position;

  • Have a Certificate in Computer Applications;

  • Knowledge of a foreign language will be an added advantage;

  • Be abreast with current affairs and public sentiments;

  • Have proven communication, writing, editing and proficiency skills;

  • Have proven knowledge and understanding of print, broadcast, online media and legislative

  • Can work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in
    articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

    The Duties and Responsibilities include: -

  • Organize and
    manage press releases, press conferences, writing guest columns; and
    preparing official speeches and briefs for H.E. The Governor;

  • preparing and organizing for a where Government policies, programmes and projects can
    be propagated and promoted;

  • Provide media coverage to the County functions and oversee the functioning of the media

  • Advise the Executive on Public and International Relations relevant to the County
    functions and ensure the County promotes a positive cooperate image;

  • Coordinate the entire County’s corporate affairs, activities and development;

  • Coordinate internal and external communications.

  • Produce and communicate publications on the County programs, activities and investment

  • preparing media supplements, documentaries, press release/media features;

  • Initiate, review public communications policy and design appropriate programmes and
    infrastructure to facilitate its implementation;

  • Initiate research on various Public Communication issues and developing appropriate
    interventions and response;

  • Develop standards and regulations in the management of public communications functions;

  • Promote stakeholder engagement and public participation in county and national

  • Ensure publication and circulation rural press publications and county edition newspaper.

  • Coordinate publicity, advertising and public awareness campaigns in the

  • Establish and manage a database of news and information; and

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned occasionally.

    How to Apply

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