Public Relations Officer (MCG/IE 3)

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

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Public Relations Officer (MCG/IE 3)

  • Deadline: Mar 21, 2019

Public Relations Officer (MCG/IE 3)

 

 

Job Purpose

 

The incumbent will implement and maintain public relations and communication programmes designed to create and maintain a favourable image of the Ministry, internally and externally.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Management/Administrative:

         Participates in meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as required;

         Develops Individual Work Plans;

         Resides on and participates in relevant Committees as required;

         Prepares requested reports and scripts as requested.

 

Technical/ Professional:

     Procedures  publicity  brochures,  handouts,  direct  mail  leaflets,  promotional  videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes;

         Researches, writes and distributes press releases to targeted media;

     Liaises with and answers enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations often, via telephone and email;

         Organizes special events such as open days, visits, exhibitions and functions;

     Assists in preparing organizational documents such as annual reports, corporate profiles and submissions;

         Responds to enquiries from the public, media and other organizations;

     Researches  and  keeps  abreast  of  current  trend  regarding  public  relations  and communication strategies;

     Produces visual (film or video), audio and electronic material, including submission of these items to ICT for the website;

         Develops and implements strategies for the Ministrys identity;

     Drafts speeches for Permanent Secretary and Minister and arranges interviews and other forms of contact;

     Interacts regularly with senior management and executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

 

         Excellent oral and written communication skills

         Excellent interpersonal skills

         Good planning and organizing skills

         Good creativity and ability to be innovative

         Good knowledge of communication techniques

         Experienced in the use of relevant computer applications

         Good knowledge of the operations of the Ministry

         Basic knowledge of designing logos and banners

         Good knowledge of event management

         Good research skills


 

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

 

         First Degree in Communications or related field from a recognized tertiary institution;

         Three (3) years’ experience in a related field;

         Experience with interacting with officials from various countries.

 

 

Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  should  be  submitted   no  later  than  Thursday, 21st March, 2019 to:

 

Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

7th Floor, The Towers

25 Dominica Drive

Kingston 5

 

Email:  human.resources@megjc.gov.jm

 

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.





  • Employer Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation
  • Salary Grade MCG/IE 3
  • Starting Salary (Gross/yr) $1,127,654.96 JMD
  • Max Salary (Gross/yr) $1,340,426.87 JMD
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  • AddressKingston
  • Views 133
  • Skillset Customer Service
  • Created Mar 11, 2019
  • Deadline Mar 21, 2019
  • Primary Industry Government
  • Secondary Industry Executive Government Offices
  • Ref Code: CBE7631978CD480AB1C0F7558D091442
  • Duration: FULL_TIME

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