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Public Relations Intern

Securities and Exchange Commission

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 24/03/2022.

Public Relations Intern Jobs in Securities and Exchange Commission Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Securities and Exchange Commission

# Job Description

JOB VACANCY : PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

AVAILABILITY: IMMEDIATELY

The Securities and Exchange Commission “SEC” is a statutory body established
under the repealed Securities Act, Cap. 354 of the Laws of Zambia and whose
existence is continued under the Securities Act, No. 41 of 2016 to regulate
and promote the orderly development of the Zambian Capital Markets. SEC is
responsible for, inter alia, licensing of financial intermediaries and
securities exchanges, the registration of securities such as debt and equity
instruments and authorization of collective investments schemes.

The SEC seeks to recruit one 01 qualified person as PUBLIC RELATIONS
INTERN for a period of three 3 months to enable the Commission to achieve
its objectives both in terms of its overall mandate as well as its strategic
objectives.

1\. Job Title: PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

Job Purpose: Manages and coordinates activities of the Public Relations
Section and disseminates information on activities and programs of the
Securities and Exchange Commission aimed at projecting a positive image of the
Commission to the public.

2\. Reporting: The Job holder will report to the Manager- Administration

3.0 Key Result Areas and Accountabilities

Key Result Area Principal Accountabilities Main Duties

i. Corporate Image Building Develop and implement effective public
relations strategies, policies, programs, and practices that promote a
positive corporate image of the Commission.
ii. Stakeholder Engagements & Communication Strategy Assist with the
development of the Commission’s Stakeholders Engagement & Communication
StrategyAssist with implementation of plans in the above Strategy – champion
aspects of the Strategy & propose ideas of best approaches to achieve desired
deliverables
iii. Confidentiality Maintains strict confidentiality of and does not
disclose pertinent information being used in the investigative process
iv. Dissemination of Information – Media Programs/Advertisements |
Disseminate decisions and other key information on operations of the
Commission to stakeholders using various communication channels.Cultivate
sound relations with the media and nurture vital contacts with media personnel
for purposes of effective information dissemination through the media.

Prepare and coordinate media programs including radio and television programs,
spot advertisements, public notices, program scripts, news ideas and
facilitates and participates in outreach programs.

iv. Publication of Information Develop publications, edit content, and
facilitate for publication of Commission Information and materials.
v. Any other Duties Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the
superior.

4. Required Competencies/Personal qualities :

–>Strong public relations skills
–>Strong writing skills and a good command of English
–>Good Communication and interpersonal skills
–>Good knowledge of the SEC Mandate
–>Ability to analyze situations and device plausible PR solutions
–>Strong computer skills Word processing, power point, social media platforms/applications, etc
–>High level of integrity and confidentiality
–>Mature and professional demeanor

5\. Qualifications

Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications:

–>A minimum of a degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, or other relevant social science.
–>Masters in any relevant field will be an added advantage
–>At least seven 3 years post qualifying experience in the field of Public Relations. Public Relations Experience in the Financial sector will be an added advantage.
–>Grade 12 School Certificate

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All interested persons meeting the above criteria should send their written
applications with copies of academic and professional qualifications, recent
curriculum Vitae, and referees two of whom should be professionally
acquainted with the candidate including their contact numbers, email address
to:

The Chief Executive Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, Plot No.
3827, Parliament Road, Olympia, P.O. Box 35165, Lusaka

**CLOSING DATE FOR THE RECIEPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 31st March 2022.**

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