Senior communications manager

Job Summary

A consulting firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role   Department Communications Reports to Head, Communications  Supervise...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A consulting firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Department Communications

Reports to Head, Communications 

Supervises Communications Team

 

 

Job Objective

  • The Senior Communications Officer assists the Head of Communications to manage all aspects of communication to the Church community and externally.
  • This includes, but is not limited to magazines,
  • online platforms, publicity materials etc.
  • Content Generation 
  • Produce content for distribution through several
  • information channels and platforms. Content could be
  • gathered through several mechanisms.
  • Edit said content to impeccable standards
  • Multimedia Management 
  • Work with the production supervisor to ensure timely and quality output on all tasks from their department
  • Ensure consistent expression across various channels of
  • communication, co-ordinate appearance of all Church’s
  • print and electronic materials
  • Social Media Management 
  • Assist in coordinating the execution of TEC’s social media
  • strategy across all expressions. 
  • This may include content development, trainings and general administration.
  • Publicity 
  • Drive the implementation of the publicity strategy of the
  • church. 
  • Ensure that all public media and materials are
  • properly produced, maintained and updated with current
  • information.
  • Assist in overseeing internal and external communications
  • and presentations, overseeing digital communication,
  • including the content for the church website, social media,
  • elev8 magazine, invitation cards, posters, brochures and fliers;
  • Maintaining extensive and positive relationships with
  • national and international media;
  • Maintain the public relations function of TEC, establishing
  • and maintaining active relationships with secular,
  • denominational and interfaith media
  • Process Management Develop and implement systems and procedures necessary
  • for the smooth operation of the communications function
  • Ensure proofing and quality assurance and overall
  • adherence to TEC brand standards
  • Providing detailed reports of communications activities,
  • including return-on-investment analysis;
  • Team Management 
  • Provide responsible leadership for all teams within the Communications unit, setting the example for an environment of creativity, innovation and problem-solving.
  • Guide team towards achievement of KPIs and periodically
  • provide feedback to ensure enhanced performance.
  • Identify the development needs of team members and ensure
  • that these are fulfilled in a planned manner Manage
  • interpersonal relationships of team members
  • Manage team members engagement and motivation
  • Coordinate the production and submission of monthly team reports
  • Providing coaching and mentoring for team members

 

Skills and Knowledge

(Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours required to succeed in role)  
First degree in from a reputable university with a minimum of 2:1
Post-Graduate degree in Communications, Journalism,
International Relations/Public Affairs, Journalism or
other related disciplines is advantageous Minimum of 5 years’ experience in communications and media management.
Relevant Experience 
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Experience working with a high performance team in a
communications/publicity capacity
Experience working with multimedia, social media, web
design, graphics and other communications/publicity management teams
Experience working within a production team
Relevant Skills
Proven writing and editing skills. Writing skills include
screen writing, editorial writing, writing press releases
etc.
Excellent command of (written and spoken) English
Ability to convey complex ideas in a creative, clear, direct,
and lively style.
Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, and team skills
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
An in-depth understanding and problem-solving
approach to project management as it relates to complex,
multifunctional project
Knowledge and applied work experience in social media
principles sufficient to execute, lead or advise others in
assuring that upcoming online communication and
audience engagement tools and channels are fully
leverage
Ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and
capably handle/juggle multiple tasks within tight
deadlines.
Demonstrates creative and critical thinking skills
Strong relationship management, strategy development,
project management, problem solving and change
management skills.
Attitude and Behavioural
Traits
A dedicated Christian, positive attitude, self-starter,
assertive,
committed to excellence, and feels a calling to help fulfil
the church’s mission
Professional and positive approach, self-motivated, team
player
A highly committed and motivated individual
Humility
Willingness to go the extra mile

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