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VACANCY NOTICE - Corporate Communications Officer
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Corporate Communications Officer, Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO).
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing general support with the development and implementation of the corporate communications strategy and plan and will assist the Corporate Communications Manager with the day to day operations of the Unit.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with corporate communications strategic planning and implementation of corporate strategy and plan.
Promotes the company’s public image by assisting with the implementation of marketing campaigns, community relations, programmes and other customer related activities.
Assists with mass communications, internal and external to the company, social media matters and community relations
Maintains company’s website and other electronic media platforms: updating information; responding to queries and comments
Assists with the organizing of media interviews and related activities
Obtains, compiles and analyses information required for various communications initiatives
Prepares letters and inter-departmental correspondence (memos, letters, or emails) intended for staff
Develops material and organizes initiatives to educate staff on communications policy and other communications processes
Assists with the delivery of all company’s programmes and initiatives.
Ability to use Microsoft Office
Ability to prepare Visual for Web and print
Must be a confident communicator and presenter
Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills
Ability to present concepts verbally
Excellent interpersonal skills
Tact and diplomacy
Ability to use initiative
Sound judgment and decision making ability
Ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality
Superior project and time management skills
Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital/social media
Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
Ability to remain calm and function efficiently in crisis situation
Ability to hold meetings, public education and other activities directly in communities island-wide, on an ongoing basis.
Ability to speak fluent English and Creole.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Media Communication, Marketing or Public Relations with at least five (5) years of relevant experience OR a Diploma in Mass Communications or Journalism and 7 years’ experience in the field of Corporate Communications.
The deadline for the submission of applications is Friday March 3rd, 2023 and should be addressed to:
Human Resource Manager
Water and Sewerage Company Inc.
P O Box 1481, Castries
NB: Applications may also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Unsuitable candidates will not be acknowledged. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications and experience may not be considered for an interview. Only the candidates with the best qualifications and experience will be shortlisted for interview.