Public Relations officer (Grade 4 – 7)

The Public Relations Officer reports directly to the Office of Director General of NARI.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and management of public relations activities in the Institute and in support of our Communications
  • Professional and visible standard internal/external liaison and cooperation with all stakeholders
  • Efficient promotion and implementation of corporate identity strategies/projects,
  • Well organised and coordinated corporate and Institute exhibitions/ events locally and nationally,
  • Internal and external events, meetings, etc. Organising experience,
  • Effective and efficient media coverage, publishing, pamphlets, exhibitions, special events, information days etc, with balanced/positive return on investment,
  • Effective management of frontline public relations, interpersonal and communication challenges,
  • Proficient and prompt attendance to enquiries,
  • Properly compiled and updated information directory,
  • Effectively produced printed and electronic communication material (newsletters, reports, brochures, leaflets, banners etc),
  • Professionally prepare speeches, articles, TV coverages, etc,
  • Timeously drafting of media (company media statements, news etc.) releases to print, electronic/social networking (community) platforms etc.
  • Properly and proactively manage, compile, update media contacts,
  • Creativity and proficiency in all mainstream social media platforms,
  • Verbal communication,

Requirement

1. Degree in Journalism and public relations

2. Experience in news reporting both print and electronic investigative journalism, electronic media news presentation

3. Extensive Executive Public Policy reading and writing

4. Critical and analytical bent of mind

5. Should be able to use logic and understanding on deciding upon the right public relations strategy

6. Excellent interpersonal skills – presentation skills, ability to prioritize and plan effectively; digital media skills, such as graphic design, video editing and blog administration

7. Other relevant experiences with international bodies.

General Information

NARI is an equal opportunity employer and does not allow discriminatory practices based on gender, ethnicity or health status. The Institute has general health insurance cover for all contract and permanent employees with life insurance covered by Workers Compensation Act. Accommodation is not a condition of employment but where possible NARI provides furnished accommodation at its HQ and Research Centres. Salaries and conditions are determined under the broad national Public Service Framework.

Applications should include a cover letter detailing your area of interest, a detailed CV, names and contact details of three referees and be addressed to:

  1. The Director General

National Agricultural Research Institute,

P O Box 4415, LAE 411

Morobe Province

Papua New Guinea

Attention: Senior HR Officer

Email applications are preferred via Email: narijobs@nari.gov.pg or for further enquires contact Telephone (675) 430 3044 / 478 4000 / 7142 5973

Applications close on the 17th November 2023 at 5.00pm. Only Short-listed applicants will be contacted.

RELATED POSTS

Deputy Director General

The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) is the lead research organization, conducting and fostering applied and development-oriented research in the ...
Read More

Public Relations officer (Grade 4 – 7)

The Public Relations Officer reports directly to the Office of Director General of NARI. Job Responsibilities: Coordination and management of ...
Read More

Internal Auditor (Grade 6-8)

This position is an integral part of good governance, transparency and accountability hence is required to prove high levels of ...
Read More

Principal Economist (Grade 9 – 10)

The position is based at the NARI HQ in Bubia and reports directly to the Program Director Job Responsibilities: Develop ...
Read More

Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Grade 9–10)

The Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer reports directly to the Office of Director General of NARI. Key Duties and Responsibilities: ...
Read More

Leave a Reply

WC Captcha 39 − 33 =