Job at Energy Private Developer’s Association: Communications Manager (Deadline: 25 September 2017)
Energy Private Developer’s association is a registered professional association in Rwanda, regrouping private companies operating in energy sector. It is one of the 5 associations composing the chamber of Industry under the Private Sector Federation (PSF) of Rwanda. The statutes and articles of Energy Private Developers’ association have been published in Official Gazette of Rwanda, No 41 of 13/10/2014. EPD has a clear mandate of achieving universal energy access through supporting the private sector in which the private sector thrives.
In order to effectively accomplish its objectives, EPD is looking a qualified and competent candidate to fill vacant position as follows:
POSITION: Communications Manager
The Communications Manager is responsible for managing all internal and external
communications for the Association ensuring its messages are consistent.
Duties of a Communications Manager include:
Developing an integrated communications strategy for the company incorporating
Public Relation, Marketing and Online.
Implementing communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition
for the organization.
Developing relationships with key stakeholders
Developing relationships with key media to secure and grow media coverage both
online and offline.
Writing EPD press releases for local and national media.
Adapting EPD press releases for international syndication ensuring stories
translate to differing international markets.
Collating and analyzing current communications and messages and ensuring
Developing and leading the company’s internal communication strategy.
Communicating brand to internal customers and stakeholders.
Overseeing the annual communications budget and ensuring its use is fully
Perform any other assignment by EPD management in Rwanda and outside
The ideal background of a Communications Manager:
Previous experience as a communications positions for a similar organization
would be a strong advantage.
Highly articulate individual with excellent written communications and
presentation skills are essential.
Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Journalism, Mass communication,
Marketing and Publication with Two years of experience would also be an
advantage, any other related areas of study with proven experience.
A proven ability to lead communications strategies in other organizations.
Planning and coordination skills,
Good interpersonal Skills,
Good understanding of social media usage and corporate communication
Self – driven person
Innovative and creative person.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters accompanied with their CVs and copies of Degree(s) to the Management of Energy Private Developer’s Association, Located at Gasabo, KG 566 St.
The Communications Manager will have attractive salary and benefits to be negotiated based on qualifications
For other detailed information you can contact
Tel. +250788755677 / +250788302624 or send email at: [email protected]
The deadline for submission of applications is scheduled on Tuesday 25 /09 /2017
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Dr Ivan Twagirashema
Chairman of EPD