Communications Officer

at Seaowl Group
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Communication
Job Type Contract
Currency TZS


Responsible for delivering planned, consistent internal communications plans and campaigns about the Project making good use of existing internal communications channels while being innovative on new communications channels.

• Ensure innovative internal communication tools in place and updated.

• Coordinate documentation of internal activities in multimedia formats and oversee the whole process of content production and lead contractors in the process.
• Managing internal media platforms.
• Coordinate the implementation of internal events and activities.
• Create engaging multimedia content to inform, motivate and inspire employees i.e. news articles, posts, blogs, and announcements for various internal communications channels
• Participate in the design and delivery of campaigns, implementing and measuring their effectiveness.
• Participate in departmental communications planning, working with other teams to ensure messages to staff are well planned and timely.

• Plan and manage internal events, activities and campaigns.
• Monitoring and Evaluation of Internal Communication performance and budget evaluation.
• Ensure internal messages are communicated to employees in a clear, timely and effective manner, using a highly engaging writing style and format.
• Review and edit content drafted by internal stakeholders and make recommendations to ensure messaging is consistent with internal strategy and tone.
• Manage communication and design agencies to produce deliverables on time and on budget.
• Create and execute strategic internal communications plans for technical teams.
• Experience working with creative teams do develop content and internal campaigns.
• Work with key internal technical team focal persons to support internal communication messaging.
• Work closely with other communications team members, to ensure a cohesive communications approach.
• context and environment
• EACOP is a major and complex pipeline project, with a growing and diverse portfolio of internal stakeholders based at the Dar es Salaam office and in the field along the pipeline route regions.
• EACOP is a newly created company for which internal communications plans, tools and calendars have to be developed.
• accountabilities
• Ensure that the Company Policies, rules, guidelines and procedure are followed.
• Provide continuous, reliable and relevant reporting to the management.
• Coordinate documentation of internal activities in multimedia formats and oversee the whole process of content production and lead contractors in the process.

Qualifications And Required Experience
• Professional experience:
• BA. degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field.
• Professional experience: minimum 4 years of relevant experience in corporate communications.
• Experience in internal communication management.
• Ability to translate complex business information into engaging content.
• Outstanding communications skills, both written and oral.
• Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques.
• Capable of working independently with strong prioritizing.
• Multimedia Content writing and production experience.
• Multitasker and capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects with different deadlines.
• Strong team player.
• Self-starter, able to work with general direction and exercise independent judgment.
• Familiarity with information technology such as intranet management and other digital tool.
• Preferably be of Swahili mother tongue with excellent fluency in English (speaking and writing).
• Ability to work with staff at all levels to understand activities and advise on communication policies, processes and procedures.
• Swahili to English and English to Swahili translations

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