Public Relations Manager

  • Full Time
  • Harare

Insurance and Pensions Commission

Public Relations Manager
Purpose Of The Job
To develop a positive image of IPEC by managing and executing effective communication and media relations programs as well as handling complaints from policyholders and fund members.
The Responsibilities Of The Job Will Include:
• Develop the Commission’s Public Relations strategy
• Manage Public Relations Budget
• Manage media relations and enquiries
• Co-ordinate all Public Relations Activities
• Co-ordination of Corporate Social responsibility Programmes
• Prepare articles for newsletters
• Carry out stakeholder satisfaction surveys
• Oversee the crisis responsiveness
• Oversee operation of the public relations department and Complaints Handling Unit
REQUIRED SKILLS
• Strong communication skills
• Should be able to develop and sustain relationships with media and stakeholders.
• Good organizational skills
• Good time management
• Exceptional oral, writing and editing skills
• Event planning experience
QUALIFICATIONS
• A first degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Journalism or related discipline
• A Masters’ degree would be an added advantage
• Must have relevant professional qualification as well as be a member of a relevant professional Board
EXPERIENCE
• At least 5 years’ post qualification relevant experience
• Experience in acting as company spokesperson as well as comfortable and skilled in the use of various media platforms, including print and electronic.
• Solid experience with social media including Facebook, Twitter etc
• Experience in brand promotion and marketing of services, preferably financial, will be an added advantage
• An appreciation of insurance and pensions matters.
Interested persons should submit their written applications together with a detailed CV and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by not later than 4.30pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 to:
The Human Resources Manager
Insurance and Pensions Commission
160 Rhodesville Avenue
Greendale, Harare or
Email: hr@ipec.co.zw