Vacancy

Officer: Public Relations and Communications

Swakop Uranium

Swakop Uranium is recruiting an Officer: Public Relations and Communications, in Swakop Uranium, Namibia.
Duties
  • Perform functions related to public relations, communications, journalism, content creation, media relations, media monitoring and social media management
Key Performance Areas:
  • Implement the approved communication and public relations policies, procedures and processes aligned to SU’s overall strategic objectives
  • Provide professional support and advice on communication/PR to line and departmental managers and advises on best practice
  • Analyze public information, potential threats and trends that may impact SU and report to management on key activities
  • Execute PR and communication campaigns
  • Attend to requests for information from interested and affected parties
  • Compile and edit in-house magazines, key note speeches, articles case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports and ensure distribution to all stakeholders
  • Promote SU on local and international media with articles and multimedia contents
  • Support sound relationships with all internal and external stakeholders by executing and perform activities related to the stakeholder engagement plan
  • Monitor and evaluate stakeholder perceptions through market research
  • Provide information and education on Swakop Uranium (SU) to all stakeholders, including schools and other educational institutions
  • Foster community relations through events such as open days, exhibitions, tours, visits and involvement in community initiatives
  • Organize and participate as designated by the Company in public engagement events such as conferences, seminars and exhibitions
  • Liaise with and answers queries from media or other stakeholders, often via telephone and email as per direction from management
  • Assist to establish and maintain an excellent relationship with the local and international media
  • Research, write and distribute approved press releases to targeted media
  • Write story angles/messages in order to proactively contact the media with trends, story ideas, interviews and executive team/board perspectives
  • Prepare and coordinate public interviews, press conferences and presentations
  • Design, write and/or produce presentations, articles, leaflets, ‘in-house' journals, reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites and promotional videos
  • Update the information on the SU internal and external websites and social media accounts
  • Monitor that the SU logo and branding in advertisements, newsletters, and brochures are in accordance with SU policy and interests
  • Maintain information systems promptly to meet communication and PR reporting requirements
  • Prepare and maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning communication and PR related data. 3. Analyze statistical data and prepare reports to identify causes of problems and develop recommendations to improve SU’s communication and PR policies and practices
Requisites
  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication/Journalism/Marketing/Public
  • Relations Management or related field
  • 3 years’ working experience in public relations and corporate relations environment
  • Valid Code 08 Drivers License
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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  • Published 20.01.2023
  • Expires 02.02.2023
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