Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Officer – Business Writer.

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Officer – Business Writer

Job Purpose

Plan, coordinate, write and/or edit content material for broadcast and publication.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  1. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities:


  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks:
  • Identify story-telling opportunities by collaborating with KRA business units and initiating professionally written pieces such as press releases, opinion pieces and general news articles for publicity to both internal & external stakeholders.
  • Read, copy or proof-read content to identify and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax in articles such as opinion pieces, presentations, press releases, photo captions, service charters, etc.
  • Facilitate timely responses of media queries sent by journalists.
  • Facilitate media interviews with KRA Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) on matters of public interest e.g. during the tax filing season, launch of new services, initiatives etc.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly media monitoring of KRA content in traditional Media and prepare evaluation reports on the same.
  • Draft speeches and talking notes for KRA management for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and execute media engagement activities including facility visits, sensitizations and other engagements.

Job Dimensions

  1. Financial Responsibility:


  1. Responsibility for Physical Assets:

To take necessary care and full responsibility of assets under my custody.

  • Decision Making:


  1. Working Conditions:


Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • A university degree in public relations, communication or journalism, from a recognized education institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

Should be a member of a recognized and accredited professional body i.e Media Council of Kenya (MCK), Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) or any other media professional accreditation body.

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • 1 years’ experience in journalism; and a newsroom set-up
  • Proof of published/broadcast content in print and/or broadcast

Functional Skills: Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  1. Communication skills Excellent reading and writing skills
  2. Excellent editing skills
  3. Excellent photography skills
  4. Active listening skills
  5. Critical thinking skills
  6. Complex problem solving skills


  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 10h July 2022.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Job Application Guidelines


  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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