The Media and Communications Officer will support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events.
To succeed as a communications officer, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and social media content
Promote communications and marketing materials through appropriate social channels
Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns
Ensure that all communications and marketing material aligns with brand standards
Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos
Work with communications team members to conceptualize and implement communications strategies and campaigns
Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach to achieve brand placement in publications
Develop escalation protocols for managing communication crises, should they arise.
Flexibility and adaptability to perform other duties as and when requested by the Reporting authority
2 years prior experience in a communications or marketing role
Understand and Implement the best marketing practices for branding and promotions on the major social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, etc
Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator is an asset
Understanding of communications, public relations and marketing best practices
Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
Must be resourceful and take initiative even when given minimal direction.
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