Jobs and Vacancies in KBC, Nairobi, Kenya

RE: ICT/03/11/2016

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Digital Media Administrator, the Digital Content Editor will be responsible for generating online news content of the Corporation, manage the Corporation’s Online News platforms as well as create and implement various online news strategies.
He/she will also provide news stories, features and other news related content to strengthen the Corporation’s digital platforms.

Digital Content Editor

Key Responsibilities

o    Aid in generating news stories for all digital platforms;
o    Manage the daily running of the online news desk
o    Assign various duties to online reporters
o    Proof-read copy
o    Scripting for video and radio
o    Manage breaking news on all digital News platforms;
o    Ensure moderation of comments on all Online News platforms
o    Promote prime time TV and Radio news on Social Media
o    Monitor news-based content & feedback on social media.

Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements for the Digital Content Editor Job

o    Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Journalism
o    Three (3) years relevant working experience in a reputable newsroom and at least two (2) years as a Reporter
o    Must have a working knowledge of online technology and online news best practices and an appreciation of the business processes, protocols and controls
o    Good understanding of Media Laws & Media Ethics
o    Must have good command of English and Kiswahili
o    Must have strong writing, editing and analytical skills
o    Must be self driven, assertive, punctual and organized
o    Demonstrable professional approach, enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
o    Ability to keep abreast with evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms.

RE: ICT/02/11/2016:

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Digital Media Administrator, the Social Media Administrator will be responsible for managing all the social media accounts for the Corporation. He/she will supervise and co-ordinate all content delivered to the social media. He / She will also be responsible for managing social media editors and assigning them access rights.

Social Media Administrator

Key Responsibilities

o    Manage all social media accounts in the corporation including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
o    Cross-promote the Corporation’s online & traditional product line.
o    Conceptualize & execute online campaigns for various projects;
o    Ensure all social media platforms are updated regularly;

o    Ensure integrity of information on all social media platforms
o    Update the Supervisor on new trends in online tools, applications, channels, design & strategy.
o    Execute & monitor clients’ social media communication campaigns;
o    Monitor campaign feedback & adjust or augment campaigns accordingly.
o    Provide social media analytics and trends
o    Update the Supervisor on the social media strategy.

Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements for the Social Media Administrator Job

o    Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Journalism
o    Three (3) years of relevant working experience
o    Proficiency in IT skills
o    Good understand Media Laws & Media Ethics
o    Must be social media savvy, innovative & creative
o    Must have a working knowledge of online technology and online news best practices and an appreciation of the business processes, protocols and controls
o    Must be self driven, assertive, analytical, punctual and organized
o    Must have excellent communication & writing skills
o    Must be a team player, dynamic & able to work under demanding circumstances
o    Demonstrable professional approach, enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
o    Ability to keep abreast with evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms.


RE: ICT/01/11/2016:
The Role:
Reporting to the Manager – ICT, the Chief Digital Media Administrator will be responsible for managing the digital media unit and implementing the Corporation’s digital strategy. He/she will steer the Corporation’s digital vision and oversee all online content and activities. He/she will also be in charge of implementing the social media policy and manage all social media accounts.

Chief Digital Media Administrator

Key Responsibilities

o    Develop suitable strategies in digital communication that supports the Corporation’s overall goals
o    Lead in integrating emerging technologies or applications into KBC operations and activities
o    Drive KBC visibility online
o    Oversee content generation to ensure quality, creativity and depth
o    Budget planning and management
o    Play a leading role in digital convergence between Broadcasting and online
o    Revenue generation and liaise with Advertising Department to create campaigns that can be commercialized
o    Build understanding of digital opportunities throughout the wider Corporation
o    Ensure compliance with all applicable legal and best practice standards
o    Supervise staff, ensure high performance culture, talent management and retention
o    Generate relevant reports of the operations at the unit.

Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements for the Chief Digital Media Administrator Job

o    Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Journalism/Social Sciences
o    Three (3) years of relevant working experience in managing content and production for high traffic websites
o    Proficiency in IT skills plus Basic design skills Adobe Suites
o    Demonstrated knowledge of online skills (website and social media)
o    Exceptional communication and organizational skills
o    Solid management experience and track record in motivating and building strong teams.

How to Apply


Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position and names/contact information for three (3) referees. Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 9th December, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. MANAGING DIRECTOR KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION P.O. BOX 30456-00100 NAIROBI. KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply’’.

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