Job Placements at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation – 4 Positions

Job Placements at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation – 4 Positions

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation established under the KBC Act (Cap. 221) and operating under the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology. The Corporation is committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public. Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through Radio services, Television services and other Digital Media platforms. The Corporation wishes to fill the following position on a two (2) years contract under Legal Department with a dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professional to achieve its corporate objectives.

Digital Video Editor – 2 positions

While reporting to Digital Chief Producer, the job holder will be responsible for assembling recorded video footage, design still images and edit audio clips for online distribution. The Digital Video/Graphics Editor will work closely with the Digital Producer to engage followers through writing and creating of content which will promote the Corporation’s brand in a positive manner.

Three (3) years contract renewable subject to positive performance output.


  • Taking a design from brief to concept to polished deliverable
  • Managing workflow (which will include multiple projects at one time) and productivity in accordance with product schedules, budgets, and creative goals.
  • Staying up-to-date on cutting edge design throughout the industry
  • Developing alternate story forms such as charts, galleries, tables, timelines, info graphics, process charts for online and the social media
  • Develop fascinating graphics, video branding for all KBC products
  • Ensure good labeling and storage video content for future use
  • Responsible for video shooting assignments for any event
  • Interpreting and translating situations, news and ideas into video graphics
  • Ensuring the Corporation’s standard video/image watermarking is applied.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Interaction Design or related discipline
  • Over two (2) years’ experience in digital marketing and social media
  • Strong familiarity with the business applications of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc)
  • Knowledge on Adobe Creative Cloud Suite of Products, Final cut including but not limited to Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop CC. Motion graphics experience is a plus.

 Other Competencies

  • Proficiency in IT skills
  • Good working knowledge of video editing and graphic softwares
  • High quality work with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage workflow and time
  • Team player and open to feedback
  • Ability to multi-task, juggle through multiple tasks and work under tight deadline

Social Media Administrator – 2 positions

While reporting to the Digital Chief Sub-Editor, the job holder will use the Corporation’s social media strategy in order to boost visibility and customer / client engagement by maintaining new marketing campaigns, brand promotions, monitor progress using web analytic tools, and answer directly to social media inquiries, while using the Corporation’s guidelines. He/she will continuously generate content for the company, creating new ideas and campaigns.

Specific Terms

Three (3) years contract renewable subject to positive performance output.


  • Building and executing social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generating, editing, publishing and sharing daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages viewers and listeners to take action
  • Setting up and optimizing the Corporation’s pages within each platform to increase the visibility of Corporation’s social content
  • Moderating all user-generated content in line with the Organization’s Social Media Policy
  • Continuously improving by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
  • Collaborating with other Departments (customer relations, sales etc) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communication, Marketing,/IT/PR or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in Social Media marketing or as a Digital Media specialist
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skill
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design and web development.

Other Competencies

  • Knowledge on  online marketing and good
  • Understanding of major marketing channels
  • Proficiency in IT skills
  • Knowledge on Media Laws & Media Ethics
  • Must be social media savvy, innovative & creative
  • Must have a working knowledge of online technology
  • Excellent communication & writing skills.

Organizational skills

  • Must be self-driven, assertive, analytical, punctual and organized
  • Must be a team player, dynamic and able to work under demanding circumstances
  • Demonstrable professional approach, enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
  • Ability to keep abreast with evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms.

The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positionS with  dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives.

Method of Application

If you meet the above qualifications and criteria, please submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter and names/contact information for three (3) referees. The positions are also open to those who are currently serving or have served the Corporation on short-term / temporary contracts.

Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 19th February, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

‘’KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply.’’

P.O. BOX 30456-00100

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