Out-Resource Business Support
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.
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
BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field
Additional qualification in web design or animation is a plus.