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May 31, 2017

KFA Public Relations Assistant Job in Eldoret Town, Kenya

Kenya Farmers Association (KFA) is a farmers’ welfare and rights organization formed for the sole purpose of advancing farmers’ interests and providing a body to lobby and create awareness about the challenges facing farmers in Kenya with a focus on solutions to such challenges. 

The association was established in 1923 by white settler farmers but with time became solely an association composed of indigenous Kenyan farmers.
The Association wishes to recruit a highly competent, passionate, dedicated and self-driven individual to fill the following position:

Job Title: Public Relations Assistant
Job Ref. No: KFA-HR/PRA-2017/03

Work Station Base: KFA Bulk Fertilizer Depot, Viwandani Godowns - Eldoret Town

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To foster and maintain cordial relationships with current agents, partners and distributors.
  • To establish new relationships and linkages with other organizations, individuals, communities and government agencies.
  • To participate in development, review and enhancement of content for print, electronic, social media platforms and website for communication to members of the public, volunteers and other stakeholders.
  • To develop and execute a fundraising action plan/strategy for KFA's project financing.
  • To identify and pursue potential partnership opportunities with other agricultural-focused agencies and organisations.
  • To prepare project update manuals for both external and internal use by members and other stakeholders.
  • To develop and implement organizational PR strategies including generating news releases to communicate to media as well as handling publicity activities for KFA.
  • To track, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of various PR strategies, Public and media impressions deployed.
  • Must hold at least a Bachelors Degree in related fields such as Communications, journalism, marketing etc
  • Have excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse individuals or group of individuals.
  • Possess great digital presentation skills with the ability to prepare and make presentations during meetings.
  • Posses the ability to come up with creative ideas for communication and promotional materials and writing grant proposals.
  • Have excellent Computer skills including use of Graphic communication.
  • Posses great Media Relations skills with ability to know how to interact with other media outlets.
  • Ability to write press releases and involve the media in KFA events and activities.
  • Ability to organize and plan events for KFA including trainings, trade fairs, customer experience days and other events.
  • Ability to maintain an established work schedule, with or without flexibility.
  • Strong organizational and management skills- ability to multi-task and prioritize activities based on urgency.
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should adhere to the following application procedures:-

Download and print the KFA HR Application Form (Click Here to Download the KFA HR Application Form), Fill it out, scan and attach it along with your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Academic Certificates and send the email with the SUBJECT LINE being the JOB TITLE and JOB REF. NO. to [email protected]

Please note that any application submited without the KFA HR Application Form attached shall be automatically disqualified.

Application Deadline:

All aplications MUST reach us not later than Monday, 12th June 2017 at 4.30 pm. Applications submited after this deadline shall be automatically rejected.

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