Intern, Corporate Communications at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody.

Ref: KNBS/ICCPR/Intern14/2020

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Communications,the Intern will participate in the implementation of programmes and activities of the Communications Division.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assisting in managing relationships with general public, media, opinion leaders, NGO’s and KNBS stakeholders;
  • Participating in implementation of KNBS’ advocacy and communication strategies for advertising and data dissemination programmes
  • Assisting the supervisor in managing internal communications to ensure employees are aware of changes and projects within the Bureau;
  • Participating in the Management of front office, external data requests and customer service;
  • Participating in the preparation of website content and handling the social media;
  • Developing reports for given assignments;
  • Working closely with the Mentor, Supervisor and colleagues to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate;
  • Assisting in preparing for planned events and activities by developing and assembling information and necessary materials;
  • Acquiring relevant skills in areas of specialization;
  • Participating in Directorate, Divisional and Sectional meetings and trainings;
  • Undertaking duties at the Headquarters and in the Field, as required;
  • Maintaining the required records of Internship, completing and submitting the records and a report at the end of the programme;
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must have attained a minimum 2nd Class Honors Degree from a recognized institution within the last two years in any of the following disciplines:-Communication, Public Relations, International Relations or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution;

Additional information for applicants:

  • Should not be engaged in another organization;
  • Should not have undertaken any other internship or been exposed to work;
  • Experience in their area of specialization, after graduation;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Must be available full time for the twelve months’ duration of the program;
  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must be goal oriented and dynamic;
  • Should possess strong analytical skills;
  • Should possess unquestionable integrity; and be
  • Goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent
  • Should attach a copy of Certificate of Good conduct or an indication of having applied for one;
  • Take note that the monthly stipend for Young Statisticians is Ksh.30, 000 and Kshs. 25,000 for Interns. Applicable statutory deductions will apply

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