Description

To proactively manage the HF Group Brand public image among internal and external stakeholders and lead in the implementation of all communication activities for the Group including corporate communications/media relations, internal communications, sponsorships and events community activities.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Develop stakeholder relations strategy, that complements business objectives
  • Develop media relations strategy, including key media engagement
  • Coordinate visibility of Group initiatives and leadership in both mainstream and social media.
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, editorials and keynote presentations in liaison with PR agencies
  • Manage Content for the Group’s digital properties e.g. website and social media.
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis.
  • Advise on crisis communications plans, and develop anticipatory positions on upcoming communications/public relations issues.
  • Event management and coordination 

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A Degree in Journalism or Communication (preferably Public Relations option) or relevant degree with post graduate diploma or Masters in Journalism or Communication from a reputable institution.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in public relations and/or journalism background.
  • Past experience in mainstream journalism and Public Relations Agency will be an added advantage 

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Copy editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to network with key players in the media industry
  • Effective presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Event planning 

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