• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldMedia / Advertising / Branding 

Job Purpose

Plan, coordinate, write and/or edit content material for broadcast and publication.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Identify story-telling opportunities by collaborating with KRA business units and initiating professionally written pieces such as press releases, opinion pieces and general news articles for publicity to both internal & external stakeholders.
  • Read, copy or proof-read content to identify and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax in articles such as opinion pieces, presentations, press releases, photo captions, service charters, etc.
  • Facilitate timely responses of media queries sent by journalists.
  • Facilitate media interviews with KRA Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) on matters of public interest e.g. during the tax filing season, launch of new services, initiatives etc.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly media monitoring of KRA content in traditional Media and prepare evaluation reports on the same.
  • Draft speeches and talking notes for KRA management for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and execute media engagement activities including facility visits, sensitizations and other engagements.

Responsibility for Physical Assets:

To take necessary care and full responsibility of assets under my custody.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • A university degree in public relations, communication or journalism, from a recognized education institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Should be a member of a recognized and accredited professional body i.e Media Council of Kenya (MCK), Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) or any other media professional accreditation body.

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • 1 years’ experience in journalism; and a newsroom set-up
  • Proof of published/broadcast content in print and/or broadcast

Functional Skills: Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Communication skills Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Complex problem solving skills

All applications should be submitted online by 10th July 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on to apply