Communication Officer Internships at Kwale County Government

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Communication Officer Internships at Kwale County Government

Kwale County is located in south coast of Kenya.

Communication Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The communication officer will work closely with the CPIU to ensure relevant project
  • materials are developed and disseminated to relevant target groups through relevant media and network channels.
  • The Communication officer will develop and maintain contact information, materials and
  • relationships with relevant project stakeholders within and outside the county to increase of coverage of project implementation status
  • The Communication officer will be responsible for designing of project posters and publications
  • The officer will be responsible for drafting, editing and releasing project advocacy materials and articles
  • The communication officer will facilitate photography and video coverage and footage as appropriate
  • The officer will monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of project media materials, maintain a library of media coverage and clippings etc.
  • The communication officer will develop and maintain county project social media sites
  • (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.) for daily monitoring, posting and content development.
  • The officer will be responsible for timely and quality production of advocacy and branding of project materials such as picture stories and videos etc.
  • The communication officer will develop and archive communication materials including
  • digital publications, photography, audio-visual materials, clippings etc.
  • The communication officer will assist in developing visit brochures and cards and support
  • the CPIU in preparation of information kits for visiting project donors and high profile guests/visitors.
  • The communication officer will support organization of project workshops, seminars,
  • campaigns, events and project review meetings including agendas and minutes.
  • She/he will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the impact of communication
  • materials and advocacy events/campaigns to target audience

Requirements for appointment:

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen and domiciled in the county for at least 10 years.
  • A holder of Masters, Bachelor’s degree or diploma in communication, journalism, public relations or any other relevant field from any accredited institution
  • The candidate should be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated and extensive social media experience is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proficiency in English and Kiswahili are required
  • He/she should have advanced knowledge of MS Office(Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher)
  • Candidates with basic design and layout skills in using Adobe Photoshop and PageMaker are an added advantage and other relevant photo and video editing tools.

How to apply

Intern’s reporting obligations and work base
The Intern will be engaged on full time basis and based on agreed work schedule at the negotiation stage. She/he will report to the County Project Coordinator (CPC) and will be expected to work on a day to day basis with the CPIU team members and other relevant departments implementing the project.
Note: – 1. All applications should be submitted on or before Tuesday 28th June 2022 by 4:00Pm in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the category(position) which they fall and addressed to:-

The Committee Secretary
Kwale County KEMFSED Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 89 – 80400

Posted or hand delivered at the Kwale County Project Implementation Unit (CPIU) office, Agriculture Mechanization Services Building in Agriculture Compound – Msambweni.

Applicants must attach copies of the following documents:-

  • Updated CV
  • National Identity Card
  • Academic and professional certificates
  • Leaving certificates and other testimonials (if any)

Clearance certificates from the following Government entities:-

  • Letter of good conduct
  • Write a motivation essay (500 – 700 words) detailing interest, and clearly indicate how the
  • internship will benefit the applicant and the larger community.
  • Please visit our official website for more details on the requirements.
  • People with disability and VMGs are encouraged to apply

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