Optiven – Media Officer.

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Media Officer – 1 Position

Location: Nairobi and to be based at Optiven Headquarters at Absa Towers Loita Street.

Job Role: Push Brand awareness through communication, events and public relations.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assist in Company’s Publicity and Brand awareness to protect Company’s reputation with the clients and the public.
  • Assist in Planning PR and campaign strategies.
  • Assist in Coming up with and planning media events
  • Maintaining regular relations with the organization’s publics: The Media, Sectorial Associations and Government
  • Assist in Doing write-ups for Media
  • Maintaining an up-to-date media contacts data-base
  • Asist in Writing official speeches, leaflets, ‘in-house’ journals, reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites etc.
  • Pitching to Media for publicity
  • Analyzing media coverage and giving regular reports.
  • Liaising with relevant managerial office(s) and staff on budgeting and timescales for media coverage.
  • Work on achievement of Brand Awareness and Events strategy
  • Assist in developing a calendar of all events.
  • Assisting in lobbing for free media to benefit Optiven.
  • Assist in Coordinating both internal and external Company Events and meetings.
  • Assist in Conducting Company promotional and marketing activities and media interviews.
  • Checking all Optiven platforms to ensure we are on focus
  • Monitoring international media

Job Specifications

  • BSc/BA in PR, communications, journalism or similar relevant field.
  • Previous working experience as a PR and Media Officer for at least 3years experience.
  • A diploma in PR & Communication will be an added advantage.
  • A proven track record of successful PR campaigns
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Aptitude in Organization, Proactiveness and multi-tasking ability.
  • Attention to detail and a result-oriented mindset.


If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and are self-driven, then apply using the following link; https://optivenjobapi.optiven.co.ke/optivenJobAPI/public/ on or before 15th October 2021.

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