Bandari Sacco Public Relations Officer Job in Kenya

Bandari Sacco Society Ltd, the leading Sacco in the Coastal region
with a nation-wide membership has adopted a new strategy to strengthen
its market leadership and position herself for optimization of
efficiencies and delivery of superior returns to members. 
Part of this strategy is the attraction and retention of the best talent to drive the strategy. 
this end, the Board wishes to recruit a suitably qualified and
experienced individual within the Sacco leadership team and welcome all
applications in the following position:
Job Title: Public Relations Officer


Job Reference: PRO/4/2016

Reports to: The Business Development / Marketing Manager

Job Summary: Responsible to the Branch / Marketing Manager for the implementation of the use of a wide range of media to build and sustain good relationships between the Society and members and other stakeholders through planned publicity campaigns and PR activities including periods of crisis.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning Publicity strategies and campaigns
  • Manages reputation of the Society and advises immediate supervisors accordingly
  • Writing and Producing presentations and press releases
  • Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press and related organizations
  • Organize and attend conferences/exhibitions, product launches
  • Organizing promotional events such as press conferences and presentations
  • Providing members/stakeholders with information about new products/promotional opportunities and current PR campaign progress
  • Analyzing media coverage, gathering, distributing and filling all media coverage generated
  • Analyzing coverage and tracking emerging issues using digital tracking on blogs and websites of interest to the society
  • Assisting with props or sets for a photo-shoot or such events during meetings/conferences
  • Commissioning or undertaking relevant market research
  • Liaising with members and stakeholders, managers and Journalistic staff about budgets, timescales and objectives
  • Designing, writing and/or producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, in-house journals, reports, public brochures, information for web sites and promotional videos
Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree / Diploma in PR / Marketing, Communication and any related subject with bias in English, Management, Business, Media studies, Marketing or Behavioral Sciences, journalism
  • A PR Postgraduate qualification can be helpful
Key Skills
  • Excellent Communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent Interpersonal, organizational, scheduling and planning skills
  • Self confident and sociable-ability to network effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player; Stamina ;energy and drive
  • Ability to handle pressure and result oriented
  • Good ICT skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Initiative
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Crisis management skills
  • Awareness of different media and Social media trends
  • Creative
  • Good customer Care skills
Other Requirements
  • Tax Compliance from KRA
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau
  • Clearance from EACC
  • Certificate of Good conduct
How to Apply
candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application
enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of
certificates, National ID, names and contacts of three referees,
testimonials indicating the current remuneration and expected salary by
e-mail to or quoting the
job reference as the subject matter e.g. “CEO/1/2016” by 24th June
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Bandari Sacco is an equal opportunity employer.
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