Director - Public Relations - 1

Rusangu University, an Adventist Institution of higher learning, registered and recognised by the Higher Education Authority is looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

Responsibilities

Set objectives for the PR team and monitor team members' performance.

Maximize university brand presence on various channels.

Plan for and deploy digital activities: website, online campaigns, email marketing, social media and digital content production.

Cultivate and maintain relationships with media and influential professionals

Arrange interviews and press releases to promote the company and its products/services.

Ensure brand and messaging quality and consistency and establish guidelines to apply across all departments, activities and events at the school and among professional and volunteer leadership.

Periodically report on PR campaigns' results

Manage crisis situations to maintain the university's good reputation

Advise the Vice-chancellor on matters which affect the university constituencies.

Prepare and manage the department budget in order to maximize the effectiveness of all communications.

Attend to any other assignments as assigned by the Vice-Chancellor or administration.

Qualifications

Full grade twelve certificate

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or similar areas of study.

A registered member of the Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA)

Three (3) years experience in Public Relations preferably in a tertiary institution.

Knowledge of design and graphics software (Coreldraw, InDesign, Photoshop, etc)

Experience of effectively managing and supervising the use of different social media platforms

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Proficiency with basic computer and PR applications including Google Apps, MS Office Apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Additional technology prowess WordPress, video blogging, video-editing software)

Avid consumer of news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

Expertise and proven record of working with different social networks, including Facebook and YouTube.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to apply

The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. “Nursing Lecturer” and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar - Human Resource,

Rusangu,

Monze.

Application deadline
21 Dec 22:00
Email applications to
jobs@ru.edu.zm
Rusangu University
Rusangu University
Monze
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eLearning and Distance learning
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Rusangu University is a private university whose main campus is based at Rusangu Mission in Monze, with two other campuses in Lusaka and Kitwe. Owned and operated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, it has schools in Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Theology and Religious Studies, and Graduate Studies. The university offers programmes that are rich in traditional Christian academics and values. Rusangu also offers distance learning for all programmes.
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