• Develop and execute communication and marketing strategies and plans for internal and external stakeholders
• Provide editorial, strategic, creative and operational support to ensure communication is both influential, informative and builds brand reputation
• Manage PR and communications agencies and subcontractors Drafting, editing and distributing materials for the press Manage, update website content and maintaining social media activity
• Assist in the implementation of public affairs activity Compile and circulate electronic news summary and support in writing program reports Plan/create multi-media communication materials
• Building relationships with key media stakeholders to ensure positive coverage of business activities.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
• MUST HAVE a Foreign University Degree preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a related field. Master’s Degree and/or Professional qualifications in related field will be an added advantage.
• Have at least 5 years’ working experience, which should include experience in communication, media relations and media coverage.
• At least 1 years’ experience in online communication and website content management including experience with popular social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).
• DESIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities.
• Be well-organized and able to balance a large number of tasks.
• Bring projects to completion Flexible and able to multi-task; demonstrate resourcefulness in setting priorities and maximize all resources.
• Information management skills including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Ability to analyze, interpret, summarize, and present data effectively.
• Ability to develop, monitor, and adhere to budgets and production schedules. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build long term, high quality, trusted relationships.
• Possess outstanding analytical & problem solving capacity.