The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank commonly known as the PTA Bank, is the financial arm of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). The Bank's objective is to provide short, medium and long term financing to viable projects and trade finance activities in member states.
The Bank is looking for self-motivated and results oriented individuals to join a team committed to building a world class financial institution. The Bank offers competitive tax free salaries and benefits commensurate with the standards of excellence that it expects. Interested and qualified candidates are therefore invited from nationals of member states to apply for the following position.
SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations, the Senior Communications Officer is responsible for implementing the Bank’s communication policy and supporting the efforts of the Department.
The role involves drafting the Bank’s communications including newsletters, press releases and speeches; reviewing the Bank’s communication policy and strategy; developing content for marketing and communication material such as brochures, banners and the website; participating in organisation of events and media and stakeholder relationship management.
A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or other related fields with a Master’s degree and relevant professional training as added advantage;
A minimum of 5-8 years of relevant professional experience in the financial sector;
Results oriented individual with the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, manage dynamic priorities and able to work under pressure to deliver on strict deadlines;
Strong verbal and written communication skills with proven analytical and business writing skills and proficient in the use of MS Office applications;
Fully bilingual in English and French with working knowledge of Portuguese as an added advantage.
Applications should include a resume, recent passport size photo, full contact address and the names and addresses of three referees. Candidates must have a good knowledge of the operating environment. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Interested and qualified candidates should express their interest by submitting their applications firstname.lastname@example.org by 19th April 2016.