• Public Relations Officer at Huawei Technologies

  • Posted on: 21 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • At Huawei, we define human progress by innovations that enrich humanity. We do not view connectivity as a privilege, but a necessity. We believe that the impact of information and communications technology should be measured by how many people can benefit from it.

    Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths across the carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

    Huawei's vision is to enrich life through communication. By leveraging our experience and expertise in the ICT sector, we help bridge the digital divide by providing opportunities to enjoy broadband services, regardless of geographic location. Contributing to the sustainable development of society, the economy, and the environment, Huawei creates green solutions that enable customers to reduce power consumption, carbon emissions, and resource costs.

    Public Relations Manager


    Job description

    Executing the PR plans and programs of the corporate marketing unit, as agreed and set out by management making optimum use of the PR agency.
    Planning and directing all PR efforts, leveraging internal and external events, initiatives and activities including Media activities
    Ensuring targeted and effective dissemination of relevant press releases and activities of the Huawei Nigeria
    Ensuring high and basic level visibility for all Media activities and initiatives
    Management of PR element of all events & exhibitions in order to ensure recognition of a broader audience and to generate publicity (Press interviews, media visits)
    Ensuring zero or minimal negative media mentions for Huawei Nigeria
    Supervision and editing of the writing of media releases and press materials
    Deployment of PR support for all initiatives emanating from relevant business units 

    Implementing the work programs and plans of the Corporate Communications unit in line with agreed upon policies and processes
    Management of inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various divisions within the Brands and Communication department and with other departments

    Creative interpretation of all marketing and sponsorship briefs 
    Leveraging sponsored propertied and events to ensure sponsorship objectives are achieved 

    Maintaining strong professional and interpersonal relationships with key ICT, Brands, Sports, Entertainment and other journalists with a view to maintaining a core loyalty group of journalists. Identifying and leveraging new technologies, as well as creatively adapting traditional communication mediums to continually improve and enhance company public image.
    Interfacing with mid and top level media managers and editors with a view to maintaining excellent top level leverageable relationships.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Technical Skills

    • Degree educated with previous PR and communications experience of 3-5yrs in a professional services environment
    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Demonstrable experience of advising and influencing senior stakeholders
    • PC literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office 2010
    • Good working knowledge of Nigeria Media

    Personal skills / attributes

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Trustworthy with sensitive and confidential information
    • Able to quickly establish good working relationships and promote best practice across all offices and at all levels
    • Highly motivated, flexible, enthusiastic, innovative and creative with required determination to achieve results.
    • A successful team player, can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, whilst also being able to follow instructions and support the PR & Communications Director as appropriate
    • Highly organised in order to successfully manage and prioritise a varied and demanding workload
    • Excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach to work and a strong focus on accuracy, with an understanding of the need for documentation and well-defined procedures
    • Polite and confident in manner and ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in an organisational setting
    • Shows resilience to overcome obstacles to deliver what is required
    • Carries out all responsibilities in a way which supports the Company's values and promotes its equal opportunities and diversity principles
    • Ability to be an ambassador for Huawei, being professional in outlook and attitude

    Method of Application

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