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:
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.
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,