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The Communications Officer will support the Communications unit with strategic communication and effective reputation management of the Company..
RESPONSIBILITIES • Preparing relevant communications materials, including website content and disseminating them effectively across key audiences. • Managing the company's website and social media platforms, developing a content calendar and ensuring information is regularly updated. • Coordinating the media relations activities of the company, including drafting press releases, press briefings and organizing media coverage for events. • Monitoring and recording media coverage of the company. • Supporting the effective branding, documenting and dissemination of events. • Supporting the publication process for company's various publications. • Maintaining the communications unit’s mailing list and media database. • Placing all advertisements for the company and maintaining records of the same. • Following up on procurement processes relating to the work of the communications unit. • Maintaining the communications unit’s inventory. • Supporting the communications Manager with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the unit.
QUALIFICATIONS At the minimum, the communications Officer should have: (i) A Bachelor’s Degree in Mass communications, Journalism or a related field; (ii) Consistent and relevant work experience in communications; (iii) Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to establish effective working relationships with a diverse, multi-cultural workforce; and (iv) Fluency in English and Swahili.
NATURE OF EMPLOYMENT The communications Officer will be recruited on a one-year fixed-term contract.
EXPERIENCE Minimum three (3) years relevant work experience is required.
REMUNERATION: A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.