Public Relations Specialist Jobs in Kenya
Public Relations Specialist Jobs in KenyaLocation: Kenya
Our client, a leading transport solutions provider with a wide network and vast experience in logistics services that include Air charters (Air Cargo), Road Cargo Transportation, Courier Services, and Clearing & Forwarding is urgently seeking to hire a dynamic and results oriented Public Relations Specialist.
The PR Specialist will be based in Nairobi, Kenya offices and will report to The Corporate Team Lead.Develop and lead external communication strategies in line with the company’s business strategy and marketing mission (public relations, media relations and social media)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate with key stakeholders across the organization to align communication strategy and support PR efforts
Manage the content development, localization/personalization strategy, schedule, metrics and optimization for an internal and external e-newsletter
Monitor news media and social media coverage, formulate campaign media reports
Support events (logistics, materials, run of show, and onsite support)
Support the implementation of marketing and brand campaigns (develop and execute communication plans)
Participate in the planning and development of relevant copy for press releases, blogs, media pitches, FAQs, crisis plans, etc.
Present solutions in times of public relations crisis
Facilitate the resolution of misinformation and formulate proactive communication with the public (media, social media, etc.)
Leverage key cultural moments to ensure that PR executions are timely, relevant, and impactful
Develop a KPI system to better understand what’s working and what’s not
Prepare and submit PR reports
Support the external relations team with issue management and message development
Develop and lead a social media strategy (content, publishing, moderation, social listening, analytics, and employee ambassador program)
Develop and support executive and spokesperson media training
Support executive leadership team for speaking engagements (briefing packets, messaging, and onsite support)
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, or related field
Minimum of 5+ years of related experience required in communications, media relations, public relations or related field is required.
Demonstrated track record of developing and executing PR plans and strategies
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in developing sharp, convincing messages for diverse audiences on complex matters, sometimes with significant scientific content is required.
Ability to work independently, be self-driven and maintain communications with the management and staff while working from various locations is required.
How to Apply
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to [email protected]By 9th December, 2018
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.
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