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Public Relations and Communication Officer

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Umwalimu SACCO is looking for inspired innovators, dynamic self-driven, and highly creative personalities to collaborate with Umwalimu SACCO in taking it to the next level of success. If you feel you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you.

Please pick one or more positions that speak to you on the list below and send us your applications via email at umwalimu.sacco@umwalimusacco.rw  no later than 28th May 2020. Put the job title you are applying for e.g. “IT Audit Manager” as the subject of the email.

Interested candidates should submit soft copies of the motivation letter, CV, and copy of required notarized degrees and other important documents. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the exam and interview.

JOB TITLE

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Key Result Areas

 

7. PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Reports to: Public Relations, Branding and Communication Manager 
 

Department: Business Growth and Development

Age Limit: 35

Education & experience

  • Bachelor degree in business management, or media studies, marketing or Master’s in Business Administration
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive experience as a public relations officer in a financial institution or in any busy marketing functions

Skills & knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Initiative
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively

Key responsibilities

  • To assist in developing an appropriate External Communications strategy that addresses the Organization’s positioning.
  • Under the guidance of the Brand and Communication Manager, and working closely with other Departments, manage the implementation of the agreed External Communication plans and activities.
  • Establish effective systems, procedures, and standards of performance.
  • Assist in the production of publications to promote the image of the organization.
  • Respond to inquiries from the media to ensure that a positive image of the organization is promoted.
  • Working on websites and social media and assist in maintaining it to ensure that it remains up to date, informative, and interesting.
  • Writing or producing presentations and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles, leaflets, journals and brochures, and annual reports for both external and internal distribution.
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Communication and PR that results in Brand positioning in line with the institution’s strategy
  • Increased levels of publicity and visibility
  • Visibility in the communities where Umwalimu SACCO does business
  • Introduction of effective internal communication

 

  • NB: These vacant posts are opened to external as well as internal candidates.

Done at Kigali 8/5/2020

NDAYISABA N. Willy

UWAMBAJE Laurence

Director of HR & Administration

Director-General