National Museums of Kenya

Where Heritage Lives on

Public Relations Manager —NM4

Duties and responsibilities
The position holder will report to the Director General and will be tasked with:

  1. Setting Public Relations/Communication objectives that will raise awareness, visibility and profile of the organization
  2. Conducting strategic long-range planning and implementation of public/media relations ‘ strategies and/or initiatives including annual Public Relations/Communication strategy and plan
  3. Building contacts and consultation with executives, media representatives and special interest groups
  4. Evaluating the Public Relations /Communication plan to ensure compatibility with overall corporate objectives, plans and resources allocation
  5. Ensuring the proper implementation of Public Relations /Communication plan
  6. Directing public relations activities for the organization; forecasting and advising management on public attitudes, opinion and perceived image of the organization
  7. Ensuring implementation and review of Public Relations/Communication policies
  8. Developing public relations strategies/plan in line with NMK policy
  9. Fostering beneficial business partnerships with other organization stakeholders
  10. Developing individual skills and team working, monitor performance and periodically evaluate the results of the team working within Public Relations Department
  11. Accounting for the financial resources allocated to, raised and generated within the department

Qualifications requirements:
For appointment to this position, an officer must;

  • Must have served in the grade of Senior Public Relations Officer or its equivalent for a period of not less than five (5) years in a reputable organization
  • Be in possession of at least a relevant Masters Degree in Marketing or Public Relations
  • Be a member of a professional body; PRSK or Marketing Society
  • Must have shown merit and ability in his/her job performance
  • Have a strong interpersonal, leadership, strategic planning and management skills
  • Have shown ability and merit in job performance
  • Be computer literate

Terms of service: Three (3) years contract renewable based on output and mutual agreement
Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of referees. The applications should be addressed to:
Director General,
National Museums of Kenya,
P.O. Box 40658-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
so as to be received not later than 21 st August, 2020.
Applicants are required to submit their applications alongside clearances from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Credit Reference Bureau and Higher Education Loans Board.
“NMK is an equal opportunities employer.”