• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Utilities
  • Deadline:
    October 4, 2019

Marketing and Communications Officer

Job description

To initiate, organize and co-ordinate Marketing and Communication initiatives in order to develop and maintain strong awareness of the Corporation’s products and services in the short, medium and long term in line with the objectives of the Marketing and Communication Function. The role holds responsibility for developing content in a range of print and online publications as well as conducting monitoring, reporting and evaluation of Marketing and Communications activities


Key activities

  1.  Coordinates and contributes to the development of marketing and communications strategy, programmes and branding initiatives in accordance with approved marketing plans and strategies.
  2.  Work collaboratively with the Marketing Team to identify, research, assist and manage all forms of media around key stakeholder(s) issues and opportunities.
  3.  In liaison with Customer Services facilitates and leads research on electricity usage trends and advises customers on the efficient use of electricity through approved publications, exhibitions and workshops.
  4.  Keeps abreast of (and appropriately communicates to the team) information and developments relevant to the Corporation in terms of its Marketing and Communication Strategy and objectives.
  5.  Leads the production and delivery of key messages defined in the marketing and communication strategy across all functions in the region, and media platforms including development of organisational documentation.
  6.  Liaises with advertising agencies and printers and drafts adverts and other publications to promote the use of electricity and product safety, conservation and benefits related to the efficient uses of electricity.

Education required

  1. Recognised Degree in Marketing, Communications or Equivalent

Experience required

  1.  At least three (3) years post graduate experience in corporate communications or marketing environment
  2. Knowledge of Graphic Design or equivalent design programs
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  4. Experience and knowledge of Social Media Network platforms and campaigns in growing and engaging customer base

Critical success factors

  1. Coordination, Monitoring and Reporting
  2. Interpersonal Skills
  3.  Problem Solving
  4. Networking, Partnering and Influencing
  5.  Communication Skills
  6.  Process Management
  7. Drive for Results
  8. Management Excellence

 

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