Vacancy at Njala University

Vacancy at Njala

Vacancy at Njala

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  1. Vacancy – PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

Position:              Public Relations Officer

Reporting to:                The Registrar

Place of work                University Secretariat, Njala University, Moyamba district

Role:

Reporting to the Registrar, the Public Relations Officer will be responsible for marketing the University especially to stakeholders, and conduct internal and external communications. He or She will also be responsible for communicating a positive and consistent image of the University to the general public/ undertake Publication of adverts and press releases.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with appropriate Campus Officers to establish  a public relations programme detailing the goals/objectives in support of the mission of the institution, including procedures for periodic evaluations
  • Work with Administrators, Deans and Directors on appropriate Public Relations programmes, providing counsel/expertise towards their development/implementation
  • Develop and coordinate publicity and other communications support related to University events/programmes and assist other groups sponsoring such programmes  in publicizing their events
  • Serve as official representative/spokesperson for the institution as and when instructed in disseminating information about programmes, plans, events and activities to the news media and responding to media queries about the same
  • Serve as  Protocol Officer, assisting other offices in assuring that proper procedures, arrangements, publicity and informational services are provided for visits of distinguished persons or University social functions
  • Act as the University’s representative with appropriate off-campus organizations, groups and agencies
  • Participate in conferences /workshops for professional development

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in the following disciplines from a recognized University: Marketing, Media and Communication or Journalism and minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar role, or an honours degree in the same discipline with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team of diverse of professionals
  • High proficiencies in MS Office package`
  • Excellent analytical and thinking skills
  • Ability to convey strategic directions towards all levels across the staff cadre
  • Ability to deliver presentations in a well-structured and logical manner.

Remuneration:        Attractive

Closing Date:            7th February, 2020

 

Method of Application:

If you would like to apply, send an updated CV and a covering letter, which should include summary of the reason why you would like to be appointed and the qualifications and experience you will bring to the University together with three referees. Alternatively, you can also apply online at: https://njala.edu.sl/about/vacancy-announcements

Applications should be addressed to the Acting Registrar, Njala University, University Secretariat, Njala Campus or by email to registrar@njala.edu.sl and copy hrm@njala.edu.sl

 

  1. Vacancy – ASSISTANT PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

Position:              Public Relations Assistant

Reporting to:                The Public Relations Officer

Place of work                Njala University, Moyamba district

We are looking for a promising Public Relations (PR) Assistant to support our PR team with various administrative and PR tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting  the Public Relations Officer in effective and efficient performance of task
  • Keep calendars (editorial, press conferences, events etc.) and media lists
  • Participate in brainstorming and planning sessions
  • Assist in organizing and execution of events, campaigns etc.
  • Conduct research to support PR planning
  • Draft and distribute content such as newsletters and releases
  • Edit videos and presentations as assigned
  • Support relations with stakeholders, media, vendors etc.
  • Assist in tracking media coverage or PR metrics (e.g. web analytics)
  • Invent ways to streamline communication and plan execution
  • Undertake general administrative and clerical duties

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts degree in the following disciplines from a recognized University: Public Relations, Marketing, Media and Communication or Journalism .A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of video production and editing
  • Computer savvy; working knowledge of databases and design software (e.g. Photoshop) is a plus
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
  • An analytical mind with attention to detail
  • Outgoing and confident

Remuneration:        Attractive

Closing Date:            7th February, 2020

Method of Application:

If you would like to apply, send an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, which should include summary of the reason why you would like to be appointed and the qualifications and experience you will bring to the University together with three referees. Alternatively, you can also apply online at: https://njala.edu.sl/about/vacancy-announcements

Applications should be addressed to the Acting Registrar, Njala University Secretariat, Njala Campus or by email to registrar@njala.edu.sl and copy hrm@njala.edu.sl

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