JOB AT Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences : Public relations officer in charge of marketing : ( Deadline : 15 March 2019 )
RECRUITMENT OF PIASS PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER IN CHARGE OF MARKETING
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Huye District is announcing that the position of Public Relations Officer in charge of Marketing is vacant. Qualified Candidates are invited to apply for this job by March 15, 2019 at 5 PM latest. Applications have to be brought to the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 8:30Am to 5Pm during working days. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview.
1.1 Presentation of the Position
1.Name of the position: Public Relations Officer in charge of Marketing
1.1.2 Main assignment: Under the supervision of the Vice Chancellor, the Public Relations Officer in Charge of Marketing will develop media handling plans for all upcoming events and announcements in the institution including organizing conferences and drafting newsletters and other official documents as required. S/he will also ensure accurate and comprehensive collection and reporting of information related to marketing activities to the Office of Vice Chancellor. S/he is expected to adhere to PIASS code of conduct and ethics.
1.1.3. Rank of the position: Answerable to the Vice Chancellor of PIASS.
2.Terms of Reference and Profile
2.1 Terms of Reference
Public Relations Officer in charge of Marketing will have tasks of the following duties to perform:
Receiving and Orienting PIASS guests and visitors
Ensuring information about meetings, conferences, seminars and other ceremonies taking place at PIASS.
Prepare announcements to PIASS partners informing them about the achievements and realizations of the institution
Publish and disseminate messages, speeches and interviews of the Vice Chancellor
Prepare and correct the Vice Chancellor’s speeches, messages and statements to the public.
Ensure media coverage of meetings and national or international conferences associated to PIASS Activities.
Regularly gather information, populate and manage the Institutional Communications and feed information related to Education to the Office of the Vice Chancellor on a weekly basis
Act as a first point of contact for media inquiries by phone and e-mail.
Maintain a communication contact database and support wider cross institutional communication work as required.
Assist in event planning and implementation
Maintain good relations with churches, public and private partners.
Develop and implement marketing and advertising campaigns as well as maintaining promotional materials inventory.
Identify and plan promotional events or activities at local, regional and international levels.
Design and implement institutional marketing programs and efforts to promote activities of PIASS.
2.2 Job Profile : Key Technical Skills and Knowledge Required
Hold at least university bachelor’s degree (A0), preferably in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, or any other related field.
Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
Excellent interpersonal skills
Report writing and presentation skills
Creativity, initiative, good organisational and time-management skills
Effective public relations and public speaking skills.
Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all these languages is an advantage.
Strong computer skills and use of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, among others.
Knowledge of social media and other web marketing technologies (E,g targeting Facebook posts and Google analytics)
Abilities to set priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Perform any other task as required.
3.Documents to Submit:
Application letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with three reference persons
Copy of certified degree and the academic transcripts of the two last years
Copy of National ID Card.
N.B: Interested candidates should submit their Application files to the office of the Vice chancellor not later than 15/03/2019 at 5MP