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Communications Officer: Harare || Midlands State University

  • Harare

Midlands State University

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (1 POST- HARARE)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A degree in English and Communication.
  • At least 2 years of working experience in a similar or related position.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles
  • A team player with customer-oriented approach
  • Social media management skills
  • Must be creative and be able to generate content for the University newsletter
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Power Point and Pastel
  • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Attention to detail

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Corporate communication: Draft University publications e.g Annual reports, newsletters, press/news release articles and advertisements
  • Gather information and draft newsletters and reports
  • Public and stakeholder relations
  • Must be able to meet performance targets
  • Respond to stakeholder queries
  • Actively participate in activities that market the University locally and abroad
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Marketing and Public Relations Director

NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)
Midlands State University
vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format.

This advert will remain active until all the advertised posts have been filled.

Applicants should clearly state the post being applied for in the subject line.  It should also be noted that non-adherence to any of the above instructions will automatically cause the application to be disqualified.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.