Media & Corporate Communications Officer

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Media & Corporate Communications Officer

  • Post Date:October 17, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Media
Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Media & Corporate Communications Officer.

We are looking to hire a dedicated Media & Corporate Communications Officer to join our team. The Officer will support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective media and communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required. .
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.
  • Maintain a database of media organizations and contacts within them.
  • Manage the organization’s social media communications.
  • Regularly meet with and conduct interviews with media personnel.
  • Create and produce internal newsletters for the organization.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with journalists in multiple types of media outlets.
  • Prepare and manage the organization’s communication budget.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems and social media platforms.
  • Driver’s licence and defensive certificate a must have.

All applications (6 copies) with certified copies of relevant qualifications and detailed CVs to be addressed to:

The Managing Director
P.O. Box CY 293,
Causeway,
Harare

Applicants should clearly indicate the job being applied for on the envelope.

Closing date of applications: 20th October, 2021.