SENIOR COMMUNICATION OFFICER

  • National Police Service Commission
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Oct 11, 2017 - Oct 17, 2017
Full time Communications

Job Description

Managerial Responsibilities

 

  • Implement the National Police Commission’s communication strategy and plan under the direction of the Manager Communication
  • Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media, and manage office publications, as well as periodic newsletters in line with strategy
  • Carry out effective media monitoring using available systems and tools and oversee the update and maintenance of National Police Commission media resource centre
  • Support the Manager Communication in continually evaluating external communications needs and make recommendations on the most appropriate interventions in liaison with all relevant stakeholders

 

Operational Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare articles and write-ups for internal and external publication as well as targeted presentations and speeches as required for review by Manager
  • Draft key messages for target audiences internally and externally in line with National Police Commission’s communication and public relations strategy
  • Provide professional and technical input into the development of content and the continuous update of the office website , and social media platforms
  • Maintain and moderate the Commission’s information and user engagement channels including the intranet for staff as well as the website and other social media platforms for all users
  • Track internal and external publications and written communications to determine their effectiveness and impact on target audiences
  • Coordinate the preparation of communication tools including brochures, banners and branded novelties for public functions and publicity events

 

Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and media or related disciplines from a recognized university
  • Computer literacy
  • Writing skills
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with teams
  • Problem solving skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Six(6) years of service three(3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization