Public and International Relations Officer || Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology – MUAST

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology - MUAST

DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING, PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (1 POST)
PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICER (1 POST)

DUTIES
Corporate Communication.
Handling all public and international relations activities and publicity campaigns.
Promoting the good will and positive image of the University.
Initiating and organising promotional events such as press conferences, open day exhibitions, shows, tours and visits.
Developing and implementing media relations strategy.
Designing, writing and producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, in-house journals, reports, publicity brochures and speeches.

Draft, copy edit and proof read University publications e.g Annual reports, newsletters, press/news release articles and advertisements.
Arranging consultative meetings and community engagement programmes.
Preparation of monthly and annual reports for the Director of Marketing and PR.
Managing and updating the University’s website, Facebook and all social media platforms.
Coordinating stakeholder activities such as Golf Tournaments, Alumni activities and related events.
Service University committees.
Public and stakeholder relations.
Actively participate in activities that market the University locally and abroad.
Carry out any other duties assigned by the Director, Marketing, Public and International Relations.

REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must at least have an earned a first degree in either English and Communication, Media and Society Studies, Public Relations, International Relations or Marketing.
A masters
in Strategic Communication, Media, Public relations or related degree will be an added advantage.
At least 3 years working experience in a similar or related position.

TO APPLY
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates.
APPLICATIONS
Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the application letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification, birth certificate and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names, addresses and email addresses of three referees. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed to:
The Acting Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O Box 35
MARONDERA

Hand deliver to or send by courier to:
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road
MARONDERA
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 29 September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf