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Communication Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will create and implement approved communications strategies and policies ensuring effective communication with the employees, community, government, partners and the public in general.
Be responsible for public relation aspects within the institution. Builds and sustain Hospital reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction.

Minimum Qualification and Skill Requirements

  1. Degree in communication, journalism or public relation from a recognized University
  2. Three years relevant experience in Communications, Media or Public Relations.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication (in both English and Kiswahili) and social media skills.
  4. Desire to serve people.
  5. Able to deal with a diversity of people of different cultures and able to build bridges
  6. A committed Christian
  7. Good organizing, planning, problem solving and creative thinking skills
  8. Provide shadowing supervision for the unit communication champions
  9. Computer literate with hands on experience on internet, MS Office and media publication software
  10. Must be a team player.

Method of Application
Application with detailed CV, Copies of relevant certificates, names and contacts of three referees should be sent to the address.

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  1. Assist the CEO in managing the hospital brand and reputation.
  2. Responsible for all internal communication at Tenwek Hospital.
  3. Provide technical support for all communication matters, coordinate development of communication strategy and deliver communication objectives throughout the Hospital.
  4. Provide in-house public relations and marketing for Tenwek Hospital
  5. Responsible for the hospital communication infrastructure and equipment.
  6. Ensure the communication unit maintains a Resource Center with medical research and other material relevant to Tenwek Hospital’s work to facilitate research and dissemination.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Bomet
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Internal communication; Public Relations; Brand management; Technical support; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Marketing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Tenwek Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 100-500 people

The hospital was founded in 1937 by missionaries from World Gospel Mission and has since grown to be a leading teaching and referral hospital in the region and one of the largest mission hospitals in Africa. It is a non-profit faith-based organization, a ministry of Africa Gospel Church and in partnership with World Gospel Mission. It has a capacity of 300 beds and offers a wide-range of quality and affordable primary and specialized healthcare services. Through partnerships with various organizations, long term and visiting physicians (Facilitated through Samaritan’s Purse), provide Tenwek patients with expertise in hospital care, out-patient treatment (Supported through USAID), and HIV/AIDS care through the PEPFAR program.

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