Officer Communications - Office of Advancement

Job Description

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Responsibilities: 

Plan and implement communication specific activities and assignments across all communication medium and channels; on-ground/print/digital etc.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Promotional Material:

a. Develop and review content for LUMS publications, including newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports etc.
b. Develop and review social media content and communication
c. Develop, review and edit print media content e.g., press release, featured articles etc.
d. Work with creative agencies through effective communication briefs to ensure content that is high on quality, meets school and department objectives and remains consistent with the  University marketing and communications strategy

2. Communication

a. Liaise and facilitate schools and departments in their specific content and communication requirements
b. Strong on storytelling and to create effective content as per University’s brand requirements and as per the specific requirements of schools and departments

3. Relationship Management:

a. Build and maintain effective linkage with schools and departments. Strong networking to gather and market their events/news/updates/success stories in time
b. Work with internal clients to ensure that all communication is in line with the University’s Communications strategy

4. Social Media:

a. Sound know-how of social media platforms and their communication requisites

5. News and Events Coverage:

a. Work very closely with schools and departments to develop effective news and events content for coverage on public marketing and communication platforms. Be ‘ahead’ of the game on news/events coverage at all times
b. Cover events and write original pieces for the website

6. Website:

a. Develop original and effective content for the website
b. Upload content and maintain quality control of the website  

Note: This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities associated with the job. The HOD/supervisor may assign additional tasks as deemed necessary.

Work Schedule/Work Environment:

Business hours can extend into the evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of workload.

Please mention "Officer Communications" in the email subject for your application to be considered.

Skills: 
  • A creative storyteller with excellent communications skills (both verbal and written)
  • Well versed with social media and digital platforms communication (website, blogs etc.)
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Proactive and strong on multitasking
  • Problem solving skills and meeting tight deadlines

Behaviour:

  • Proactive – hands-on approach
  • Client management and customer services approach
  • Well organized and strong on work ethics
  • Team player
  • Strong EQ
Qualification: 
Bachelors/Masters from a reputed university with specialization in Mass Communication/Journalism/Marketing. Communication/digital marketing courses.
Experience: 
Fresh to 3 years of relevant experience
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Note: “We are an equal employment opportunity employer”