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Public Relations Officer- Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT)

Location: Chinhoyi
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill in the position of Public Relations Officer

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT - Public Relations Officer- (1 Post)

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Duties And Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling all public relations activities and publicity campaigns.
  • Promoting the good will and positive image of the University
  • Managing the University’s risk and opportunities with different clients and stakeholders.
  • Initiating and organising promotional events such as press conferences, open day exhibitions, tours and visits.
  • Developing and implementing media relations strategy.
  • Designing, writing and producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, in-house journals, reports, publicity brochures and speeches.
  • Arranging consultative meetings and community engagement programmes.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual reports for the Director of Marketing and PR.
  • Managing and updating the University’s website, Facebook and all social media platforms..
  • Coordinating stakeholder activities such as Golf Tournaments, Alumni activities and related events
  • Initiating student centred activities such as Public lectures, conferences, empowerment programmes and other programmes
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department

Qualifications And Experience

  • The applicant should have at least a degree in Communication, Journalism, Media or equivalent from a recognised University and five ‘O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • A Post Graduate Qualification in Public Relations/Media is an added advantage.
  • Applicants should be proficient in at least three languages preferably English, Shona or Ndebele.
  • At least three years post qualification experience in Public Relations/Media and community engagement environment and a high degree of computer literacy with adequate knowledge and practical exposure to publishing packages are requisites.
  • Applicants should be proficient in use of cameras, audio and video recording devices.

Person Specification

  • Good writing skills
  • Results oriented
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Very good public speaking skills
  • A doer and implementer
  • Highly imaginative and conceptualization or creative person

How To Apply

Six copies of the application letter, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and dates of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees should be addressed to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar, Human Resources

Chinhoyi University of Technology,

Private Bag 7724,

Chinhoyi,

Telephone No: - 0267-2129454 or 02671-2125293

NB: Applications may be emailed to hr@cut.ac.zw and documents to be sent as a single PDF document.

Applications that do not comply with the requirements will be disqualified. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 April 2022.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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