PR and Communications Officer vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Tourism Finance Corporation

Job Description
Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) is a leading Development Financial Institution (DFI) providing affordable and accessible financial facilities and advisory services to the Tourism industry. TFC’s mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s Tourism Industry by providing a range of advisory and financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises. The Corporation is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of PR & Communications Officer.

Reporting to the Managing Director the Chief Public Relations & Communications officer will handle all outgoing communication for purposes of maintaining a good Corporate Image and showcase the Corporations Brand Identity to stakeholders, the General Public and to International partners

Key Responsibilities for the Public Relations & Communications Officer Job

Prepare communication strategic plan and work plans for the department.
Develop communication and CSR policies and share with stakeholders.
Edit and write accurate, newsworthy and compelling content that will include a mix of TFC news, analysis, features, expert interviews, videos and photo essays;
Write punchy, focused headlines, straplines and stand firsts;
Assist with the production of reports and publications;
Manage internal communication notices and produce external communications
Support the Corporation’s corporate social responsibility;
Assist in producing publicity brochures, handouts, leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programs to enhance the Corporation’s image internally and externally
Liaise with selected printing companies in producing copies of all press releases or editorial material
Manage the database for the public relations unit.
Prepare presentations and speeches

Public Relations & Communications Officer Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations or Mass Communication or Journalism
Master’s degree
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism, Communication, PR, International Relations
Member of Public Relations Society of Kenya.
At least 6 years public relations experience and 2 years at Supervisory level
Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

Clearance certificate from HELB
Clearance for Ethics and Anti-Corruption and Commission
Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau
Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

Method of Application

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the listed qualifications/competencies and skills, a detailed and updated CV, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, details and contacts of three professional referees, as well as current and expected remuneration to reach the undersigned by 10 July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Managing Director

Tourism Finance Corporation

Utalii House, 11th Floor

P.O. Box 42013, 00100