NGO Public Relations Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Vacancy: Public Relations (PR) Officer

Location: Nairobi.

Salary: 100K

Our client, an NGO currently operating in over 20 countries, are looking for a Public Relations (PR) Officer to organize and oversee PR activities and ensure effective communication with stakeholders, media and the public.

As a PR Officer, you should be an organized and cool-tempered professional who is able to handle a crisis. You should have a creative mind and excellent communication skills.

If you are also confident in your public speaking and project management abilities, we’d like to meet you.

Your goal will be to cultivate a positive image for the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities for (PR) Officer:

  • Design daily and weekly online key messages with supporting info-graphics
  • Develop PR campaigns and media relations strategies
  • Respond to current affairs in relation to the organization activities
  • Edit events content including programs, concept notes, session descriptions and speaker profiles.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and maintain open communication with senior management
  • Edit and update promotional material and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.)
  • Prepare and distribute press releases
  • Organize PR events (e.g. open days, press conferences) and serve as the organization’s spokesperson
  • Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising
  • Address inquiries from the media and other parties
  • Track media coverage and follow industry trends
  • Prepare and submit PR reports
  • Manage PR issues
  • Monitor social media platforms and provide monthly reports; and activity based reports

Qualifications Requirements for (PR) Officer:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience working with NGO will be an added advantage
  • Comfortable making presentations to large groups of people
  • Good in using Microsoft office applications- word, excel, publisher and PowerPoint
  • Experience managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and efficient, with excellent attention to detail

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Public Relations Officer) to: before 20th September 2018.

N.B: Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the above minimum set selection criteria.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV

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Updated: August 25, 2018 — 9:26 am