StarTimes Media Public Relations Assistant Job in Kenya

Leading Digital TV industry player StarTimes Media is seeking a highly motivated and skilled professional who is suitably qualified to join its vibrant and exciting Brand Marketing and PR Department in the position of a Public Relations Assistant.

Department: Brand Marketing and PR

Reports to: The Public Relations Manager

Objective of the position: Under the supervision of the PR Manager to craft and manage the image of the company and its and its products and also help the marketing division in planning and execution of special events and promotional activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Public Relations Assistant will assist the Public Relations Manager in:

  • Fostering and maintaining cordial relationships with current agents, partners and distributors.
  • Establishing new relationships and linkages with other organizations and individuals, government agents, and communities that are relevant to the company’s business interests.
  • Review and enhancement of content for Print, electronic, social media platforms, company website for communication to the public, partner organizations and other stakeholders.
  • Identifying and pursuing partnerships with other useful stakeholders in the media industry.
  • Preparing project update manuals for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Developing and implementing organizational PR Strategies including generating news releases to communicate to media as well as handling publicity events for StarTimes.
  • Tracking, monitoring and evaluating effectiveness the PR Strategies, Public and Media impressions deployed.
  • To assist the Sales Director with any issues related to the Marketing Department.

Qualifications / Skills / Competencies

  • Bachelors Degree in related fields such as Communications, Journalism, Marketing etc.
  • Experience and networks in local media is added advantage.
  • Have excellent communications skills both orally and in writing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse individuals or group of individuals.
  • Possess great digital presentation skills with ability to prepare and make presentations during meetings
  • Possess the ability to come up with creative ideas for communication and promotional materials and writing grants and proposals.
  • Have excellent computer skills including Graphic communication.
  • Possess Media relations skills with the ability to know how to interact with other media outlets.
  • Ability to write press releases and involve the media in the Company’s events and activities.
  • Ability to organize and plan events for StarTimes including trainings, trade fairs, customer experience days and other events.
  • Ability to maintain an established work schedule, with or without flexibility.
  • Strong organizational and Management skills- ability to multi-task and prioritize activities based on urgency.

Salary: An attractive and market competitive remuneration commensurate with knowledge and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their application letters and CV’s quoting relevant skills and experience with the position applied for as the subject to

Kindly include names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact.

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications to reach the HR Department latest by 5th June 2018.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Communications and Media
Updated: May 30, 2018 — 4:16 am