Organization: NEW ERA COLLEGE
Job Title: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Employment type: FULL – TIME
Contract: 2 YEARS
Job function: ADMINISTRATION
Closing date: 15th JUNE 2018
The Communications Manager provides leadership in the development, planning and execution of New Era College’s Communications & Public Affairs strategy. The incumbent leads a team of Communications staff to deliver on internal and external communication, strategy, and services for the organization focusing on media relations, corporate communications, and social and digital media, focusing on intimately and effectively engaging the College’s key and greater stakeholder networks. The incumbent will ensure appropriate levels of communication with key internal and external stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure successful collaboration, project execution and continuous improvement. The Communications Manager will be responsible for engagement and stakeholder management to a broad range of senior, technical, and functional management, including subject matter experts throughout the organization. The Communications Manager will be tasked with the planning and executing of robust and transformative community-engagement programmes designed to enrich the College’s stakeholder environment. The incumbent is accountable for the effective management of portfolio budges as well as ensuring high-level value is driven to the portfolios by ensuring appropriate recommendations around communication strategies are made to senior leaders and other stakeholders. The Manager will represent New Era College’s interest at all appropriate events and will collaborate closely with key internal and external stakeholder personnel and organizations including but not limited to; professional bodies, accreditation bodies, academic and industry partners, media outlets, etc.
*Candidates might be expected to undergo a written communication assessment.
All applications must be accompanied with:
New Era College employees are expected to act in accordance with accepted high standards of behavior in public life, which embrace selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. All members of New Era College should act in its best interests, rather than representing the interests of individuals or particular groups.
New Era College is a steward of diversity and embraces the benefits of a non-discriminative community that welcomes and acknowledges equal opportunity inclusive of all community interests.
This position provides leadership and coordination of New Era College programmes and marketing functions. The Candidate seeks new ways to create, design and promote the college products and services in a cost-effective manner including securing sponsorships. This position has supervisory responsibilities.
REQUIAt least 5 years experience, marketing communications, brand ownership, with experience in a management position.