Taita Taveta County Principal PR Officer Job

Principal Public Relations Officer Job at Taita Taveta County

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:


Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Responsibilities for the Principal Public Relations Officer Job

  • The officer’s duty will entail analyzing information on programmes, significant events and impact on the customers in a specific sectorial area
  • Researching on possible causes of negative publicity on the Government on both local and international press.
  • Assisting in the development of appropriate strategies to address the situation; identifying Government events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public.
  • Assisting in organizing fora where Government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted.
  • Assisting in developing standards and regulations in the department.
  • Assisting in the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films etc.
  • Assisting in organizing events including press conferences, exhibitionism, open days, press tours.

Principal Public Relations Officer Job Requirements:

  • Have served in the grade of Public Relations Manager (Job Group N) or with a minimum period three (3) years as Public Relations Officer Job Group M.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, and Communications Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Possess advanced computer application skills.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Be a person of high integrity, motivated and a team player and.
  • Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Have a Certificate in Senior Management Course OR its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board

Private Bag



Hand delivered at the Board offices Ground floor Maghamba Plaza, Opposite Kenya Power offices, Voi.

Important information

  • Candidates must attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport.
  • Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 by obtaining Clearance from HELB, DCI, KRA, CRB and EACC.
  • The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 4.30 PM on
  • Friday 14th September, 2018.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.


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