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Unit                 : Corporate Services Unit

Position          : Communications Officer



Job Summary:

To assist with the coordination and implementation of all activities relating to the Public Relations and Public Education of the Agency.


Organisational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Communications Specialist and Manager of Corporate Services Unit.
  • Interfaces with other Heads of Units.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Required to assist in developing, implementing and managing a Strategic Public Education Programme.
  • Coordinate with the media and other Public Relations Agencies in the execution of public relations projects.
  • Act as a liaison between Settlement Councils and Community Based Organisations (CBOs).
  • Networks with Ministries, NGOs, CBOs and other State organizations to create linkages for effective information dissemination and deal with contentious (Public Relations) media issues.
  • Coordinate events of the Agency inclusive of public consultations..
  • Assist with the preparation of speeches and press releases.
  • Perform any other related duties as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • A University Degree in Mass Communications or any other related Degree.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in the field of public relations/education inclusive of community related activities.
  • Knowledge of modern methods and techniques of information gathering, presentation and dissemination in print, radio and television media.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interview people and portray strong interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Experience in Events Planning Management would be an asset.