Public Relations & Promotions Officer (Temporal)

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Public Relations and Promotions Officer will manage relations with external stakeholders, Business communities, all spheres of government, as well as the media. Assistant the PR Manager to shape and protect the Company’s corporate image in ways that promote business, values and mission. Help the PR Manager in maintaining media relations and collaborate with marketing teams in promotional activities.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Work with the PR Manager to provide strategic counsel to the Agency by providing political and policy intelligence and analysis of relevant emerging policy and political developments, together with clear recommendations to senior colleagues.
  • Develop and implement an approved media strategy for the company
  • Manage Media & Stakeholder Relations, Investor Relations, Corporate Branding and Reputation Management.
  • Assistant the Manager to develop and ensuring the effective implementation of strategies for areas of responsibility
  • Identify key strategic, social, political and societal issues that might affect the organization/Agency.
  • Manage negative publicity
  • Work with the PR Manager to conduct ongoing environmental scanning to affect corporate positioning and implement strategies.
  • Support the HR team in running change management campaigns through well-crated messages
  • Conduct quarterly performance reviews of subordinates and attend to areas of non-performance
  • Identify training and development opportunities for subordinates
  • Participate in the recruitment of PR & Communication junior staff and Management Trainees
  • Any other duties as assigned by the PR Manager

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to produce high-quality work to tight deadlines in a pressurized environment
  • Ability to devise the strategy for, define deliverables and implement high-quality government relations programmes
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels within different Government Officials (Ministers and Permanent Secretaries)

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing
  • Must have at least a minimum of 3-5 years experience in Public Relations / Marketing/Promotions/Affairs/Communications
  • Quasi-Government working experience in the same capacity will be a plus
  • Excellent Knowledge of Public and Media Administration, Communication and Media Buying.
  • Must be a member of ZAPRA

THIS IS A RELIEF POSITION FOR A PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS ONLY

Method of Application

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to this email:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A consulting firm that is focused on offering the best human resource solutions to the business community. Services offered include recruitment and selection, training and development, organisational transformation, as well as research and strategic information. With a team of qualified and experienced professionals, Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy - BEMCONSULT is able to offer a superior service.