PR and Brand Manager

Due Date: March 7, 2023

Reports to: GM in Zim

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Start date: As soon as yesterday

Work hours: 1000am to 700pm (to be adjusted)

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating all public relations activities for company in Zimbabwe and Costa Rica
  • Work with Managing Partner Brand Manager to leverage the visionaries’ time in Zimbabwe
  • Developing a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media eg In Conversation with Trevor.
  • Managing internal communications- the 51 trips, internal bulletins, and updates.
  • Working with partner organizations eg AMCHAM, Zimbabwe Business Council on Wellness
  • Plan and budget for PR events, programs and initiatives
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media.
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests while liaising with the GM in Zim and Costa Rica.
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations.
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate company PR results on a monthly basis.
  • Develop robust Monthly report for COO and Managing Partner
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis.
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness.
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting internal and external stakeholders and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them.
  • Build long-term relationships with all relevant stakeholders, such as local government, media people, politicians, etc.
  • Develop and implement crisis communications advice and media strategy, as needed

Skills and Abilities

  • University degree in PR, Media, Marketing or related field
  • 5 years+ experience in Public Relations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Interpersonal skills are vital
  • The ability to organize and plan PR strategies

Interested candidates to send their fully detailed CVs to sales@mazim.co.zw before 15:00HRS on Tuesday 07/03/23.