The Organisation now seeks to recruit self driven, experienced and motivated individuals to fill selected positions. The client seeks to fill the vacant position of:
•Job Title: Corporate Communications Officer
•Ref No: DG CCO
This role is primarily responsible for promoting the Organisation's corporate image and managing the interface with media and the general public.
The Job Holder would report to the Head, Corporate Communication.
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage the various aspects of the Organisation's media relations strategy, including handling of media queries, interviews and press conferences.
Implement effective media / public relations and crisis management systems and processes.
Ensure strict adherence to defined policies and procedures governing both internal and external information dissemination.
Liaise with media and public relations agencies.
Handle the planning, organizing and convening of public relations and corporate events.
Ensure timely and prompt implementation of the internal communication plan.
A Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or any relevant discipline.
A post graduate / relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.
A minimum of 8 years work experience of which at least 2 years in a related function.
•Key Competency Requirements
A good appreciation of strategies and key concepts in communication management.
A good understanding of the Nigerian public sector.
•Application Closing Date
Extended to 17th October, 2014.
•Method of Application
Qualified and Interested persons should send Applications to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above. The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant's full name. The subject of the mail should be the job position and code being applied for.