Digital Communications Manager vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Summary

KICC is in the process of recruiting suitable person and invites applications for the post of DIGITAL COMMUNICATION MANAGER

Minimum Qualification: Masters
Experience Level: Management level
Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

The Kenyatta International Convention Centre is established as a State Corporation under the Tourism Act 2011 to discharge the following mandates:

Organize and host meetings and provide incentives for conferences and exhibitions at the Convention Centre.
Develop and implement National Meetings, Incentives for Conferences and Exhibitions, in collaboration with the Tourism Board upon consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
Market the Convention Centre, in collaboration with the Tourism Board.
Perform any other functions that are ancillary to the objectives and purpose for which the Convention Centre is established.

KICC is in the process of recruiting suitable person and invites applications for the following post:


The Digital Communication Manager reports to the Director Business Development Services and is responsible for strategic design, implementation and management of a range of online communication strategies, targeting media and industry engagement to promote KICC as a premier destination of business events.


Develop and manage an effective social media strategy that acquires and retain users in general and within targeted audience segments
Plan, implement and analyze video and distributed content across multiple Facebook pages and other social media platforms
Monitor discussions, posts, and comments across multiple social media channels
Ensure all plans are aligned to the wider brand and editorial strategy and will drive increased consumer engagement, website traffic, data acquisition and maximize revenues, while also increasing brand equity and online awareness
Generate creative ideas for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest and more
Understand the brand and the community and ensure all plans and activity meet internal needs and our fans expectations.
Work with teams to edit and post the best and most viral, irresistible event clips and monitor strategies to maximize video views and content sharing
Develop other relevant social media outlets to support and expand KICC digital presence
Facilitate the preparation and drafting of digital communications (email, social media, blogs etc)
Creating content and management of the web page
Act as corporation photographer to capture outstanding memorable images and archiving the same in a photo library
Responsible for filming, editing and delivering outstanding video content for the organization
Produce detailed weekly and monthly performance reports and post campaign reports where appropriate

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

Have a minimum period eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at a level of principal Digital Communications Officer;
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Communication, Journalism or Literature or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
Have a Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
Be a registered member of a relevant professional body.
Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
Be proficient in computer applications.
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution


Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:

Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
Curriculum Vitae
Indication of current salary.
Professional certificates and testimonials.
Three Professional referees


The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

Job Grade KICC2 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable once subject to performance
Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms

Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2018” not later than 13th July, 2018 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta International Convention Centre,
P. O. Box 30746-00100,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply