Sunday, 7 June 2015

Corporate Communications Officer (Social Media)

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is a State Corporation established under the National Transport and Safety Authority Act 2012. 
Its overall mandate is to implement policies relating to road transport and safety.
 
NTSA is seeking to recruit qualified staff for the following positions:
 

Corporate Communications Officer (Social Media)
Ref: NTSA/05/2015/02
 
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, the Corporate Communications Officer (Social Media) main responsibilities will be to:
·                     Support creation of a social media strategy that collaborates with NTSA core mandate, corporate communications and advertising campaigns and trends in the transport sector.
·                     Create timely and engaging social media content for use and to the intended audience.
·                     Monitor sites for NTSA brand enhancement opportunities and initiate conversations on behalf of the Authority.
·                     Analyse and report on the Authority’s social media actions for successes and new opportunities.
·                     Create engaging and professional social media visuals that reflect the company and its brand
·                     Customize NTSA social media pages (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc).
·                     Stay current with social media trends and tools – including social media networking and participating in relevant industry blogs.
·                     Initiate Authority’s social media etiquette skills to ensure delivery of the right online messages, answering queries, stimulate discussions on NTSA mandate and encourage debate.
·                     Create Authority’s real time content and ideas on social media.
·                     Liaise with corporate communications and other departmental teams to create a solid social media platform for NTSA.
Qualifications and Experience:
 
Applicants must possess the following:-
·                     At least two (2) years of social media experience preferably with account management experience.
·                     Degree or Advanced Diploma in Marketing, Public Relations, communications, Journalism or any other business related course.
·                     Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT) will be an added advantage
·                     Proven experience including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Google Communities, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and more.
·                     Proven knowledge of social media and analytics software (Hootsuite, Raven Tools, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.).
·                     Working knowledge of social media paid advertising campaigns including Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.
·                     Strong understanding of user-generated content management, content communication and reputation management.
·                     Strong written and verbal communication skills.
·                     Strategic content creation and excellent writing skills.
·                     Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
·                     Exceptional time management skills.
Senior Corporate Communications Officer
Ref: NTSA/05/2015/01
 
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications the Senior Corporate Communications officer main responsibilities will be to:
·                     Maintain data and documentation arising from media monitoring and follow up on NTSA media coverage and mentions
·                     Support in developing and implementing effective internal and external media relations strategies
·                     Support in the implementation of the Authority’s communication approach with the media and other electronic and digital communication platforms;
·                     Participate in the facilitation of media visits to NTSA functions and other operational facilities/areas
·                     Maintain and update the Authority’s media library
·                     Support in information development and updates of NTSA e-communication and digital sites.
·                     Produce suitable communication materials for media house use, NTSA e-communication and digital sites, stakeholder’s events, newspapers and magazines supplements and annual publications.
·                     Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications.
Qualifications and Experience:
 
Applicants must possess the following:-
·                     Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations or other relevant field from recognized institution(s).
·                     Postgraduate diploma in journalism, public relations; or any other relevant field will be an added advantage.
·                     Five (5) years relevant work experience, three (3) years of which must have been at a position in corporate communications, public relations or journalism in a large organisation.
·                     Proven writing skills.
·                     Excellent command of English language and writing skills.
·                     Be highly analytical, assertive and a team player.
How to Apply
 
NTSA is an equal opportunity employer. 
If you possess the required skills and competencies that match the above roles, please submit your application, detailed CV, current remuneration level, email, telephone contacts, KRA, HELB, EACC clearance certificates and a valid certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigations Department to reach us on or before 15th June 2015 addressed to:

Director General,
National Transport and Safety Authority,
Hill Park Plaza, Upper Hill Road,
P.O. Box, 3602 -00506,
Nairobi.


Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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