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Communication Officer

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    1 year ago
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    March 16, 2023
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1. Purpose of the position
A Communications Officer is responsible for overseeing the communications efforts of a corporation, including public relations and marketing. Their duties include completing market research, communicating with media personnel to address company news, and implementing communication policies and procedures to uphold their company’s brand image.
Communications officers write and distribute content to promote the ministry’s brand, and activities, they act as a liaison between the Ministry of education, the public, and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind.

2. Responsibilities and Duties
• Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective 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 Ministry’s activities, or services.
• Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the Ministry
• 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.
• Proficiency in design and publishing software.

3. Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field.
• 3 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.

How to Apply:
Please download the Application Form: Here
Application Form

Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to fill out the application form and send it to csc.hirshabelle@gmail.com by not later than 16th February 2023

• Please quote the position you are applying for in the subject of the e-mail.
• Application form should be sent as an attachment in word format.
• Females and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
• Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be required to come with Your original academic and professional certificates during the interview day.

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