Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
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Manager, Communications or Communications Manager

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Reporting directly to the Executive: Sustainability & Corporate Affairs, the Manager, Communications (or the Communications Manager) is responsible for internal and external communications for the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement sustainable communications initiatives and ESG / corporate social responsibility strategies to enhance corporate brand awareness of the business
  • Work closely with senior management to develop specific communication strategies, and to develop, implement, oversee and evaluate an integrated communications plan
  • Oversee the production of communication materials including internal and external monthly newsletters for outreach to critical stakeholders to the business
  • Manage website and develop social media strategies together with digital and creative teams
  • Identify opportunities and build a social media presence for a variety of clients’ groups and stakeholders
  • Plan, implement and manage all media events for the business
  • Develop strong relationships with media stakeholders through initiative aimed sustainable two-way engagement between the business and the media industry
  • Manage relationship with media/PR agencies including ensuring quality output delivery and on budget
  • Project management activities, such as gathering communication requirements, targeting the right message and audience, budgeting, reporting and meeting required timelines
  • Driving understanding of business stakeholder engagement needs across the organisation
  • Scoping and defining internal and external stakeholder engagement need for the business
  • Nurturing a healthy two-way engagement process with target audiences internally
  • Ensuring the business’ brand values are embedded into all communication deliverables
  • Establishing and managing a network of communications champions across the business
  • Measuring and monitoring effectiveness and impact of communication interventions
  • Developing and publishing relevant material for various communication channels such as intranet, newsletter, bulletins, social media platforms

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field
  • MBA an added advantage
  • Minimum three years of work-related experience in communications and public relations with a strong ability to write, edit and research
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Public Relations and Communication.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of oral and written communications
  • Professional level skills in proposal and publications development with writing and editing experience
  • Formal media training a definite asset
  • Website development and maintenance experience an asset
  • Detail oriented, ability to manage projects with proven success record
  • ·Self-starter, driven, creative, and passionate; strong desire to learn, work and grow in a challenging and ever-changing environment
  • Passionate about social media and solid experience in social media and Blog development
  • Able to handle and analyse large volume of data
  • Digital communications experience
  • Experienced in using WordPress, HTML and Google Analytics an advantage

Method of Application

Submit application:

The application to reach the Executive – Human Resources on the address indicated below no later than Monday, 19th December 2022.

Zambeef Products Plc

Private Bag 17

Lusaka.

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(Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements will be communicated to). Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality. Females are therefore encouraged to apply.

Application deadline
19 Dec 15:00
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Zambeef Products Plc
Lusaka
Agribusiness
Processing & Distribution
Crop farming
Dairy, Meat & Poultry
Livestock
Fish farming
Food & Groceries
This is a group of companies consisting of Zambeef, Zamleather, Zambeef Retailing, Zampalm and Zam Chick that are involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed and flour. Zambeef Products Plc also has large row cropping operations (predominantly maize, soya beans and wheat). The company has a vision to be one of the most accessible and affordable quality protein providers in the Southern Africa region.