Communications Officer job at Zambia Red Cross Society
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Vacancy title:
Communications Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Red Cross Society

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, April 29 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, April 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Communications Officer.
The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government’s efforts in developmental works and humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS partners with the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters, including epidemics.
ZRCS is a dynamic and growing Humanitarian Organization committed to delivering top-quality services to our communities. ZRCS in fostering a collaborative and positive work environment where each team member plays a crucial role in our success. As part of our expansion plans, we are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Communications Officer to join our Communications and Public Relations team.

Job Summary:
The communications officer will support the internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events. The Communications officer should be able to think creatively and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities:
• Able to write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website & social media content, speeches, and other marketing materials that communicate the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
• Able to respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews.
• Able to establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
• Able to seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
• Able to maintain records of media coverage.
• Proficiency in design and publishing software.
• Able to manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.

Qualification and Required Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
• Minimum of 2-5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
• Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
• Good time management and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references by clicking the link here.

The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) unequivocally emphasize its commitment to a transparent and merit-based recruitment process. Our organization upholds the principles of fairness and equal opportunity, and we strongly discourage any individual or entity from making payments in exchange for job opportunities within the Zambia Red Cross Society. It is our firm policy to ensure that all our recruitment processes are free of charge, and any claim or request for payment should be considered fraudulent. Any financial transactions related to the recruitment process are unauthorized, and individuals engaging in such practices are not affiliated with Zambia Red Cross Society. We remain vigilant in safeguarding the integrity of our recruitment procedures and appreciate the cooperation of all stakeholders in maintaining a fair and transparent process. We encourage all potential applicants to rely on official communication channels and verify the authenticity of any information related to job opportunities with the Zambia Red Cross Society.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, April 29 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-04-2067
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