Public Relations Officer || Competition and Tariff Commission

  • Anywhere

DUE : 15 JULY 2022

DUTIES
Study the Commission’s objectives, promotional policies and needs to build public relations (PR) strategies that influence public opinion and promote Commission’s mandate
Build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, stakeholders and the media
Ability to run PR campaigns that deliver measurable results and meet objectives.
Developing a crisis public relations strategy
Handling emergencies affecting the Commission to minimize any damage or blow back from events or any aspect of potential crisis situation

Organise events (such as press conferences, exhibitions, public hearings and press tours), source speakers and seek out sponsorship opportunities
Conferring with managers to identify trends and group interests and providing advice on business decisions
Organise special events .e.g. open days, visits, exhibitions and functions, commemorations etc
Dealing with public groups and other organisations with regard to social and other policies of the Commission and Government legislation
Develop a Commission brand strategy and Maintain a positive Commission brand as well as strategic relationships with the public
Preparing an annual Media Plan and Strategy

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelors’ degree in Journalism, Communication, Media Studies, PR, Economics or related field
Knowledge of competition economics and international trade issues
Master’s Degree in Journalism, Communication/Media Studies, PR, Economics or related field is an added advantage
Familiarity with project management software and video/ photo editing is a plus

EXPERIENCE
Experience gained in spokesmanship, fundraising, events promotion, or journalism trades
At least 5 years’ experience in a PR and marketing role
Experience in handling press conferences
SKILLS
Excellent written, report writing and analytical communication skills

TO APPLY
Applications in writing indicating the position applied for accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of relevant qualifications should be emailed to director@competition.co.zw or hand delivered to:
Competition and Tariff Commission
Number 23 Broadlands
Emerald Hill
Harare

not later than 15 July 2022.

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