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Communications Specialist at Academic Summit

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Academic Summit

We are looking to employ a communications specialist with exceptional public speaking and writing skills. A communications specialist is expected to be a strategic thinker with meticulous attention to detail, working well under pressure, and meeting deadlines.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment. To ensure success, communications specialists should be innovative, organized, and self-motivated with a keen interest in driving strategic messages to key internal and external role-players.

Communications Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a communication strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
  • Research and write press releases, and content for the company website, infographics, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the company’s policies, principles, and strategies, and keep up-to-date with relevant developments.
  • Arrange and coordinate press conferences, and plan events.
  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes with external role-players.
  • Adhere to the company’s style guide, ensuring that we produce a high-quality and error-free copy.
  • Work with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with the company’s strategy and in support of various brand initiatives.
  • Support and evaluate results of communication campaigns with the team.
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists and key external role-players.

Communications Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field (essential).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in communications strategy development (essential).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication tools.
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms.
  • Proven social media and networking expertise.
  • Strategic and creative mindset.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • A portfolio of work available for review.

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