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B. CORPORATE RELATIONS OFFICER

CORPORATE RELATIONS OFFICER

The Kenya National Union of Nurses is registered under the Labour Relations Act No. 14 of 2007, Laws of Kenya, as a trade union. The union is in the process of restructuring her systems with a view of strengthening her services to over 30,000 nurses who are in her membership. As a result of this the offices of Corporate Secretary, Librarian/Records Officer, Industrial Relations and Public Relations & Communication have been created to enhance the efficiency in the fulfillment of the union objectives and mandate by bettering the services to our esteemed members, clients and partners.  We seek to fill the vacancies created by qualified Kenyans or East Africa Citizen who meet the following requirements: –

 Take Note that: –

(a)  Only Shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

(b)  Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce the following during the interviews: –

(a)  Original National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

(b)  Original letter of appointment to their current substantive posts.

(c)   Recommendation from your current employer.

 

 A completed application, together with certified copies of academic and professional certificates should reach the General Secretary on or before close of business on 30th October 2020. Kenya National Union of Nurses, Uchumi House, 9th Floor, P.O. Box 56900-00200, Nairobi, Kenya strictly via email: info@knun.org

Please Note that an Application SHOULD BE SENT to the union through email. Hand delivery or posted applications SHALL NOT BE RECEIVED or accepted.

 Kenya National Union of Nurses is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2.  Duties and Responsibilities:

(a) Development of sensitization material that communicate the union’s activities.

(b)  Maintain continuous effective relationship with journalists, media houses and maintain a media data base, employers, partners and stakeholders.

(c)   Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the union and coordinate publicity events as required.

(d)  Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.

(e)  Prepare and or produce press-conference statements, arrange press conferences, posters, pamphlets, reports and interviews.

(f)   Manage conflicts as they arise and escalate to the General Secretary where necessary.

(g)  Coordinate schedules, appointments and bookings.

(h)  Coordinate with the General Secretary, and other relevant employees on all office communication equipment.

(i)   Manage the union website and social media platforms.

(j)   Organize and communicate priorities and actions to ensure union members, union secretariat, union leadership to understand what needs to be done and the responsible action people and resources available.

(k)  Prepare reports and ensure that information in the system is up to date.

  1.  Requirements for appointment:

     

    (a)  Bachelor’ degree in communication, journalism, or related fields like public relations, international relations etc.

    (b)  Minimum proven relevant experience of two years.

    (c)   Experience managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)

    (d)  Background in researching, writing and editing publications

    (e)   Proficient in MS Office and social media

    (f)    Familiarity with project (proposal writing) management, software and video/photo editing is a plus.

    (g)  Strong communication ability (oral and written)

    (h)  Excellent organizational skills.

    (i)    Ability to work well under pressure.

    (j)    Creativity and problem-solving aptitude.

    (k)  Proficiency in design and publishing software

A completed application, together with certified copies of academic and professional certificates should reach the General Secretary on or before close of business on 30th October 2020. Kenya National Union of Nurses, Uchumi House, 9th Floor, P.O. Box 56900-00200, Nairobi, Kenya strictly via email: info@knun.org

Please Note that an Application SHOULD BE SENT to the union through email. Hand delivery or posted applications SHALL NOT BE RECEIVED or accepted.

 Kenya National Union of Nurses is an Equal Opportunity Employer.