Media Council of Kenya Jobs Vacancy in Kenya 2013

The Media Council of Kenya is a statutory body established in October 2007 by the Media Act CAP 411Bas the leading institution in the regulation of media and the conduct and discipline of journalists.
The Council’s mandate is, among other things, to receive and mediate or arbitrate in media related disputes, accredit and compile register of journalists practicing in Kenya.
The Council intends to recruit a qualified individual to be a Member of the Complaints Commission.
Overall Purpose of the Position
The successful candidate will join four other members of the Commission to ensure that this Commission deals with complaints in a timely and effective manner in keeping with the Media Act, the Code of Conduct for the Practice of Journalism in Kenya and the Media Complaints Rules of Procedure.
 
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this position an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in any one of the following areas; law, journalism, media policy and law, media regulation, business practice, entertainment, education and advertising or related social issues.
  • Ability to write easy-to-read and reasoned judgements in keeping with the Code of Conduct for the Practice of Journalism in Kenya and internationally accepted media practices and professional ethics.
  • A high moral character, integrity, impartiality and commitment to public service.
Although this is not a full-time position, the applicant must be available to carry out all functions of the Complaints Commission in a timely fashion and as the needs arise.
Qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Media Council of Kenya
P.O. Box 43132- 00100
Nairobi
Applications can also be sent via e-mail: recruit@mediacouncil.or.ke
Or hand deliver applications to: Media Council of Kenya, Ground Floor, British American Insurance
Centre at Mara/Ragati Road Junction in Upper Hill.
So as to reach not later than 8thFebruary, 2013.
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