Public Relations Officer

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 3 Years
  • What we do Mining / Metals & Geology
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

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

As a world-class organization, ZCDC plays a vital role in the mining industry, ensuring excellence in diamond production while upholding the highest standards of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. With a focus on stakeholder engagement and effective communication, ZCDC aims to contribute to the growth and development of Zimbabwe’s mining sector.

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is looking for a skilled and passionate Public Relations Officer to join our dynamic team. As a Public Relations Officer, you will be responsible for facilitating, promoting, implementing, and monitoring corporate communication projects and events.

Your role will contribute to brand enhancement and assist in the development and execution of internal and external communication strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your expertise in public relations and contribute to the success of a prestigious diamond producer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and coordinate corporate communication projects and events, ensuring their smooth execution and successful outcomes.
  • Contribute to brand enhancement initiatives through the development and implementation of strategic communication plans.
  • Assist in the administrative aspects of public relations, supporting the wider internal and external communication strategy.
  • Ensure effective internal communication by disseminating relevant information and fostering a culture of transparency and engagement.
  • Manage external communication channels, including media relations, press releases, and corporate announcements.
  • Assist in media monitoring and analysis, staying updated on industry trends and public perception of the organization.
  • Maintain an inventory of stakeholders and develop strategies to effectively engage and communicate with them.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align messaging and maintain consistent communication across all platforms.
  • Support the Public Relations Manager in developing communication materials, such as presentations, reports, and speeches.
  • Contribute to crisis communication strategies and assist in managing potential reputational risks.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Media and Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or equivalent.
  • Proven experience of at least three (3) years as a Public Relations Officer, preferably within the mining industry.
  • Knowledge of SHEQ Management Systems and their integration into communication strategies.
  • Experience in a mining environment is an added advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and engage stakeholders effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in British English, with the ability to convey messages clearly and concisely.
  • Proactive mindset, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate complex situations.
  • Proficiency in using communication tools and platforms, including social media and digital marketing.

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

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