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Public Relations Officer  

Tanzania Chamber of commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) is a registered under the Companies Act Cap 212 as a Company limited by guarantee mandated to facilitate Private Sector Development in Tanzania by providing exceptional value to members and business community through the provision of demand driven advocacy, business Informediary, linkages, business development services and other relevant services in a more professional, resourceful and sustainable manner.

In fulfilling this mission and as part of effective organizational development and management of its human capital in an effective w ay, TCCIA is determined and embarks on acquiring, retaining and developing the talented, capable and highly qualified Manpower for TCCIA development and best services to the business community.

POSITION SUMMARY.

The Public Relations Officer shall be responsible for developing exemplary relations with customer, the public and staff, develop corporate       affairs programs for the TCCIA and manage their implementation.  He /she shall also be responsible to publish TCCIA’s public relations reports weekly, updating TCCIA website, intranet, social media and in House Magazines.  As part of the TCCIA team, the Incumbent will interact with staff and stakeholders at different levels and therefore; the position requires excellent communication skills.

The position will attract competitive salary.

REPORTING LINE: Commercial Development Manager

Location: TCCIA HQ Dar es salaam

Work Schedules As per TCCIA regulations

 Department: Commerce and Membership

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • He or She will be responsible for handling all aspects of planned publicity campaigns, PR and Marketing activities of the Chamber.
  • Participate in organizing of various commercial events ( Exhibitions, B2B meetings) for the purpose of helping TCCIA members expand their business.
  • Provide information about new promotional opportunities and current PR campaigns progress to the Business community in Tanzania in general and for TCCIA members in particular.
  • Managing TCCIA media outlet including website and social media platforms. This will involve working on website and social media posting, and writing and/or producing presentations, reports, articles, leaflets, journals, newsletter and brochures for both external and internal use.
  • Assisting Commercial Development Manager in preparation of presentation and speech
  • Drafting content and manage distribution of news letter
  • Managing media relations activities through writing, reviewing content and seeking approvals for media release
  • Conducting official visits to business community for marketing
  • Initiation of various communication channels, awareness and sensitization and planning for publicity strategies and campaigns to  increase visibility of TCCIA
  • Establish pool of resource persons for Radio and TV Programs which can be used for TCCIA Visibility, outreach and Analyzing Media coverage
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Commercial Development Manager from time to time

ACADEMIC AND PROFFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communication, Marketing or a related field.
  • At least 3 years previous experience in Private and vibrant Business Sector as Public relations Officer or above.
  • Experience gained in Private and Business sector is preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and active listening skills.
  • Strong inter-personal and team building skills.
  • Well organized, self-guided and motivated to produce quality work and reports.
  • Integrity, objectivity, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Social Media Management skills
  • Graphics and Multimedia skills.
  • Photograph and videography skills

HOW TO APPLY

The position will attract a competitive salary package. Applicants are invited to submit only their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and application letter addressed to the Executive Director (indicating the position title applied in the subject heading of the email) via e-mail to: recruitment@tccia.com

Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Late applications will not be considered and Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

TCCIA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 9th February 2021 (selection process is ongoing so assessment might commence upon receipt of suitable applications and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted).

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