Public Relations Officer.


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Our client, an Entertainment agency that operates and handles local and international artist tours and concerts, brand management, advertising, talk shows, films, and promotions, seeks a Public Relations (PR) Officer.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
Reporting To
Manager
Supervision Of
Self
Interacts With
Clients, stakeholders, media, the public, team members
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Responding to requests for information release or press conference from the media
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with consumers, community, employee, and public interest groups
  • Writing press releases and other media communications to promote company image
  • Planning or directing the development of programs to maintain favorable public and stockholder views of the organization’s agenda and accomplishments
  • Coaching client representatives in effective communication with the public and employees
  • Studying the organization’s objectives, promotional policies, and needs to build public relations strategies that influence public opinion and promote products, ideas, and services
  • Preparing and editing organizational publications, including employee newsletters or stockholders’ reports, for internal and external audiences
  • Updating and maintaining Web content
  • Conferring with managers to identify trends and group interests and providing advice on business decisions
  • Mobilization of communities towards public events hosted by the company
  • Work with the marketing team in securing and sustaining sponsorship deals for various events hosted by the company
  • Creativity in securing coverage and buzz with the community
  • Understanding of social media and ability to create a large following
  • Responds well under pressure with a strict time limit
CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION
Experience
3 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Journalism, PR, or related field
Software
MS Office
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
Consumer marketing, running PR campaigns that deliver measurable results and meet objectives
Skills To
Pitch to media, deadline-oriented, inquisitive, with great follow-up and reporting skills
Ability To
Work on big strategic plans as well as day-to-day tasks, think both creatively and strategically.
Other Requirements
A valid driver’s license, full Grade 12 certificate
ORGANISATION
Industry
Entertainment
Culture
Mixed
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 28 and 37
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Employment
Permanent
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Remuneration
Negotiable

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