Communications Manager

Out-Resource Business Support

Business Consultants

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Our client, a manufacturing company in the Agriculture industry is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist to manage their external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and control the dissemination of information on the company’s behalf.

Phenomenal communication and copy-writing skills make a strong communications specialist. Experience in
corporate communications and project management are important qualities too. Your enthusiasm and positive
attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop effective corporate communication strategies

Manage internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)

Draft content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or company website

Establish our web presence to boost brand awareness

Maintain a strong online company voice through social media

Liaise with Marketing, Sales and Product development teams to ensure brand consistency

Organize initiatives and plan events or press conferences

Liaise with media and handle requests for interviews, statements etc.

Foster relationships with advocates and key persons

Collaborate with marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles

Perform “damage control” in cases of bad publicity

Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors

Assist in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership

Skills and Requirements:

At least 5 years Proven experience as a communications specialist

Experience in web design and content production

Experience in copy-writing and editing

Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Audacity or other media editing software

Solid understanding of project management principles Experience with visual communication principles

Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills

Outstanding organizational and planning abilities

Proficient command of English BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field

RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field

PREFERRED SKILLS

Additional qualification in web design or animation is a plus.