Communications coordinator

Job Summary

Manages the internal communications process. Editing and writing of all organizational materials and content. Assist in public relation activities and external communications especially to the stakeholders

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals! Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing internal communications channels, including writing/editing the staff e-newsletter
  • Responsible for the Town hall meeting content, presentations and follow ups
  • Monitors all APM Terminals branded communications in Prints, electronic and social media
  • Proactively seek opportunities to advise employees and management on communications issues
  • Advise and support developing internal communications programmes, ensuring consistency with the global internal communications strategy
  • Advise senior management on sensitive and complex internal communications challenges, including crisis communications issues
  • Represent internal communications on projects as required to ensure that project managers take note of internal communication needs
  • Develop internal communications plans for a range of projects, initiatives and campaigns, and implement them.

We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, English, Public Administration or related field from an accredited university
  • At least two to four years of experience in a similar role
  • Professional Certification from Nigerian Institute of Public Relations is desirable
  • A master’s degree (MBA preferred) would be an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience in digital or new media marketing is desirable
  • Knowledge of developing and implementing internal communications strategies and measuring their effectiveness
  • Knowledge and Experience of advising senior managers on complex internal communications challenges, including crisis communications
  • Experience in successfully managing complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders, from start to finish
  • Basic Knowledge of brand communication
  • Experience in organisational change management communication
  • Experience in writing for a variety of audiences
  • Involvement in managing an intranet, including content creation and designs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to network, interact and influence key decision makers within and outside circle of influence
  • Well-developed proficiency in English language, i.e. writing and speaking and skilled in report writing
  • Requires capability to anticipate problems by recognizing the key issues in problems and creating contingency plans and alternative solutions.

We Offer

  • This position offers career development, exposure to multinational systems and process as well as an outstanding opportunity to join a professional team at APM Terminals and contribute to the success of the organization.

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