Communications Senior Specialist


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Zanaco Plc is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with relevant experience for the following job aimed at contributing to the Bank’s strategic vision, in the  CEO’s Division  under the  Marketing & Communications Department  at Zanaco Plc Head Office: –

COMMUNICATIONS SENIOR SPECIALIST (X1)  

JOB PURPOSE

To effectively and efficiently manage the Bank’s internal and external communication.

Under the supervision of the  Head Communications , the following are among the  Job Key Responsibilities : –

  • To help with/give input to the Development of a Communication Plan and Strategy.
  • To promptly and accurately communicate key messages to defined target audiences internally to establish goodwill and understanding between the Bank and its stakeholders.
  • Ensuring consistent messaging internally and externally as per brand guidelines.
  • Implementing communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organisation.
  • Designing and packaging tailor made communication for the Bank’s stakeholders.
  • Communicating the Zanaco Brand to internal customers and stakeholders.
  • Promoting the Bank’s image through using various and appropriate channels; enhancing the Bank’s Brand through such interactions with all stakeholders.
  • Providing input for website and social media content.
  • Monitoring traditional and online media for mentions of Zanaco and adequately responding where required
  • Manage media relations through deliberate efforts to engage with media personnel.
  • Speech writing for the Managing Director and other Executive Officers.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by management.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACT

  • External:  Media Houses
  • Internal:  All Divisions  

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE  

  • Grade 12 Credit or above mandatory in Mathematics and English and any other three subjects
  • Degree in Business, Marketing &/ Communications
  • At least five (5) years’ experience working in a similar function

JOB CORE COMPETENCIES  

  • Excellent and effective communication skills – verbal and written
  • Demonstration of experience in managing crises
  • Presentation and Reporting skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Clinical and attentive to detail
  • Service Excellence
  • Research/ Information gathering skills
  • Networking Skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Financial/Budget Management
  • Drive for results  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applications must have an application/cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae  indicating the position being applied for in the subject line  and should be sent by email to [email protected] no later than  Tuesday, 20th April, 2021.  


Kindly note that you  MUST  attach copies of Grade 12 and Tertiary qualifications along with the application cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications sent without these attachments  WILL NOT  be considered.  

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO .  

Zanaco provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment (women are encouraged to apply).

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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