Media Relations Officer Job (PSC)

Posted by on 29th October 2008

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THE PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE COMMISSION
The Parliamentary Service Commission is seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional to join the National Assembly in the following exciting and challenging position:-

MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICER (PSC 10)
Responsible to the Director, Information & Research Services, the officer will be incharge of Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit and manage all Media affairs of the National Assembly in a timely and efficient manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Formulation, interpretation and application of procedures of the National Assembly Media Services and live broadcasting of Parliamentary proceedings;
* Assembling information on the procedures and operations of Parliament for Parliamentarians, staff and the public for official use;
* Organizing Parliament’s outreach programmes;
* Coordinating all publications of the National Assembly;
* Organizing all Media events of the National Assembly;
* Updating and maintaining of the Parliamentary Website.
* Any other duties relating to Media Services.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this post, a candidate must have served for a minimum of five years in a reputable media house with substantial experience in both print and electronic media and must also be in possession of the following minimum qualifications:

(i) A bachelor degree in Law or any other Social Sciences; (ii) A masters degree in either Communications or Public Relations;

(iii) A post graduate qualification in Mass Communications and Experience in Parliamentary reporting will be considered as an added advantage.

Application Procedure:
Applications together with copies of academic certificates and testimonials including letters of reference from two referees should be submitted so as to reach:

The Clerk/ Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission
P.O. Box 41842-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

On or before 17th November 2008.