MANAGER, MONTEGO BAY REGIONAL OFFICE

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Montego Bay,St. James


Description:The Jamaica Information Service (JIS), an Executive Agency, invites applications from suitably qualified professionals for the following position:

MANAGER, MONTEGO BAY REGIONAL OFFICE

Job Scope: To plan, organise and supervise the opera-tions of the office by ensuring the effective gathering, processing and dissemination of information to promote awareness of Government policies, projects and programmes.

CORE FUNCTIONS

• Build regional awareness of the JIS by interfacing with community leaders and institutions in the area and representing the JIS on various parish and other local committees;
• Develop the business of the office through effective marketing and customer relationship management;
• Write news releases and feature articles and prepare video presentations on Government policies pro-grammes and projects in the region.
• Provide feedback to the Director on community response to Government programmes and activities;
• Supervise and plan the work of the Information officers in order to ensure that customers and JIS Editorial, Radio and Television Departments receive the deliverables to the required standards and within the cost estimate for each campaign, programme, project and job;
• Supervise and plan the work of the Technical Officer in order to ensure that customers and JIS Radio and Television Departments receive the deliverables to the required standards and within the cost estimate for each campaign programme, project and job.

Qualifications:• First Degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Education or related field is required;
• Knowledge of the parishes in the assigned region would be an asset;
• Ability to work in teams and supervise the work of others;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Creativity with the ability to conceptualize programme to disseminate information on Government policies, procedures and projects;
• At least three years managerial or supervisory experience.
Deadline:May 19, 2017
Contact Information
Name:N/A
Address:58a Half-Way Tree Road, Kingston 10
Email:hrmanager@jis.gov.jm
Telephone:N/A
Fax:N/A
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