Public Communications & Media Relations Officer I

County Assembly of Bungoma

Job Summary

The County Assembly Service Board (CASB) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above vacant positions on Permanent and Pensionable terms within the Bungoma County Assembly establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

SECTION 8 : PUBLIC COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

8.1 Public Communications & Media Relations Officer I, Job Grade CASB 6 (CASB 20/8/2021) – 1 Post
Basic Salary: Kshs. 56,370
House Allowance: Kshs. 18,000
Other Allowance: Kshs. 8,000

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Developing publicity and outreach strategies;
ii. Preparing and placing radio and television infomercials;
iii. Developing and reviewing public communications and media relations strategies;
iv. Coordinating County Assembly events;
v. Providing support services for County Assembly public participation;
vi. Analysing articles in the media pertaining to the Assembly and making appropriate recommendations;
vii. Designing, innovating and recommending corporate materials for building Assembly’s brand
viii. Developing the County Assembly website content;
ix. Provision of protocol services;
x. Identifying appropriate media to disseminate information on Assembly activities to the public;
xi. Initiating departmental procurement process as per the approved procurement plan;
xii. Identifying departmental training needs based on performance appraisal reports;
xiii. Drafting departmental budget proposal; and
xiv. Mentoring and coaching staff.

Requirements for Appointment
a) Minimum experience of three (3) years in the relevant field;
b) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass Communication or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
c) Proficiency in computer applications;
d) Registration with a relevant professional body; and
e) Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance.
f) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Detailed specifications and requirements for each position stated above can be downloaded from the County Assembly website www.bungomaassembly.go.ke

Interested candidates who meet the specifications are requested to forward their applications with copies of academic and professional testimonials. and National Identity card.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their academic and professional testimonials. National Identity Card, and clearances from. EACC, KRA, DCI. HELB and CRB.

Please note that:
a. Candidates should NOT attach original documents to the application.
b. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
c. CANVASSING in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should indicate clearly the position applied for and the advert number on the top left corner of the envelope and be addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Bungoma
P.O. Box 1886-50200, Bungoma

Or via email hr@bungomaassembly.go.ke

or. be hand delivered to the Human Resource Management Office Room 10 at the Main County Assembly building.

All applications should be received not later than 23rd September, 2021.

THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY OF BUNGOMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

J.K.O. MOSONGO,
SECRETARY,
COUNTY ASSEMBLY SERVICE BOARD.

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