Public Relations Officer Job at Caritas Czech Republic – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Public Relations Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Advertising & Public Relations ]

Jobs at:

Caritas Czech Republic

Deadline of this Job:
30 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

An international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation is looking for a:
Public Relations Officer

• Ensure overall visibility of the mission in Zambia
• Design and implement communication annual and monthly work plan
• Design and develop Public Relation campaigns and media relations strategies to increase visibility of Caritas Czech Republic in the country
• Collaborate with internal teams and field staff in creation of communication content and maintain open communication with management
• Manage all web pages and social media platforms of the mission, track media coverage and identify new channels
• Address inquiries from the media and other parties, including social media posts
• Organize and coordinate fundraising campaigns
• Manage relationships with media stakeholders in Zambia
• Edit and update promotional material and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.)
• Intensify relationship with current donors and partners, seek opportunities for sponsorship and advertising
• Implement foreign agenda communication strategy in liaison with HQ requirements and in cooperation with HQ editor of foreign topics and copywriter
• Cooperate with fundraising manager, desk officer and other HQ staff to ensure appropriate flow of information
• Manage Public Relations /communication issues
• Prepare Public Relations reports

• Strong motivation and commitment to the work
• A strong portfolio of selected past works in PR is an advantage
• Minimum of Bachelor university degree/Diploma in public relations, communications or other relevant discipline; advanced degree is an asset
• Proven track of experience in public relations at least 2 years
• Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
• Excellent English language skills
• Working experience in the non-profit or in an international organization an asset
• Excellent communication skills and analytical skills, flexibility, time-management, ability to work under stress and in difficult conditions
• Basic knowledge of financial management
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Position requires frequent travel to all CCR field operations
• Be aware and operate in conformity with Mission Policies and Procedures;
• Commits to comply in all his/her actions with CCR standards and policies including Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy
Duty station: Lusaka Position: National

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Please submit your full application consisting of detailed CV with traceable references (max 3 pages), portfolio of previous media experiences and motivation letter (1 page) by the, 30th August 2021 , 17:00 to the following email address: [email protected] . Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please use the following subject in your email/post: Public Relations Officer– Lusaka
For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:
Surname, Name, Public Relations Officer – Lusaka – curriculum vitae
Surname, Name, Public Relations Officer – Lusaka – cover letter

Caritas Czech Republic is an equal opportunity and treatment employer and provides all the employees a work environment free from any form of discrimination based on race, color, gender, nationality, age, religion and creed, disability. Furthermore, Caritas Czech Republic provide employees with a safe environment with zero tolerance of sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and other unethical behavior in the workplace.

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