Public Relations Manager

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • What we do Mining / Metals & Geology
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree
Web design in Zimbabwe

Job Description

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is a leading diamond producer in Zimbabwe, dedicated to the long-term benefit of the country.

As a world-class organization, ZCDC is committed to excellence in diamond mining and upholding the highest standards of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. With a strong focus on stakeholder engagement, ZCDC aims to positively contribute to the local community and foster a thriving mining sector.

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is looking for a skilled and motivated Public Relations Manager to join our dynamic team. As the Public Relations Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing the company’s media presence, enhancing its corporate image, and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your strategic communication skills and contribute to the success of a prestigious diamond producer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic initiatives to effectively manage media interactions and ensure accurate representation of the company’s position.
  • Plan and coordinate participation in local and regional exhibitions and shows to promote the organization’s image and increase awareness of its products and services.
  • Design and implement programs that highlight the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts and effectively communicate them to various stakeholders.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations through proactive engagement and strategic communication initiatives that position the organization positively.
  • Conduct regular evaluations and surveys to measure public awareness initiatives, analyze research findings, and prepare comprehensive reports for ZCDC.
  • Draft and implement the ZCDC Public Awareness Plan, Policies, and Procedures to align with the company’s objectives.
  • Coordinate corporate events that enhance the company’s reputation and contribute to its overall image.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and media outlets to ensure consistent and impactful messaging.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, media landscape, and best practices in public relations to continuously enhance ZCDC’s communication strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with SHEQ Management Systems and promote a culture of safety and sustainability within public relations activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field.
  • Postgraduate qualification such as an MBA or Master’s Degree in Media and Communications, Marketing, or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven experience as a Public Relations Manager, preferably within the mining industry.
  • Sound knowledge of SHEQ Management Systems and their integration into communication strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully organizing and coordinating corporate events.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in British English, with the ability to adapt messages for different audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proactive and strategic mindset, with the ability to think creatively and problem-solve effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.

To apply for this role, please submit your application, including a current resume (CV) on or before 14th April 2024.

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC)

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