Aug 15, 2018 Last Updated 9:53 AM, Aug 3, 2018

Public Relations Officer

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Job Code: MCG/IE 4
Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 31st July 2018
Wednesday, 15th August 2018
Department: Corporate Planning and Administration Division
Job Type:
Full Time
Duration:

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:

To handle internal and external communication; the incumbent will be required to use a variety of communication tools to deliver informative, insightful, and engaging messages about the role and work of the ministry, the economic programme and the various reform initiatives; handle all official communications. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating communication activities in support of the Ministry's policies and engagement strategies.

MAIN DUTIES:

• Design, develop and deliver positive and effective communication and public relations activities, including media releases, newsletters and advertisements.
• Unify all messages around the Ministry' strategic communication plan to create positive brand and reputational awareness.
• Coordinate staff in the arranging and running of a number of high profile community events, and represent the Ministry at such events.
• Identify and evaluate opportunities to improve the Ministry's media presence to ensure target audiences are being effectively reached.
• Support the development and use of social media platforms to further engagement and community-building.
• Coordinate the Ministry's internal calendar.
• Respond to media inquiries.
• Assist in the management of the procurement process for the Branch
• Cultivate relationships with journalists, public figures, politicians and relevant organisations.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

• Knowledge of the operations of the Public Sector
• Experience in mass communication/public relations
• Graphic design skills

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

• BSc. in Public Relations/ Mass Communications/ Media and Communication or equivalent.
• Two (2) years' related experience.
OR
• Diploma in Mass Communications/ Media and Communications.
• Four (4) years' related experience.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE:

Salary: $1,466,354.00 - $1,743,034.00 per annum

Travelling: $ 707,448.00 per annum.

Interested persons should forward their applications and resume' NO LATER THAN Wednesday August 15, 2018 to the: -
Senior Director,
Human Resource Management and Development
Ministry of Finance & the Public Service
30 National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4
Email: hrapplicationss@mof.gov.jm

We thank all for applying but please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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Director Human Resource Management & Development
Ministry of Finance and Planning
30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4
Jamaica

Or e-mail your resumé to hrapplications@mof.gov.jm

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