Communications Officer Job at ATI

POSITION: Senior Communications Officer
ORGANIZATION: African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)
LOCATION: Dar es salaam
DEADLINE: 21-01-2020


  • Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations or related field

Professional Qualification

Professional qualification in Communications, Marketing or Public Relation


  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant full time professional experience in PR and communications work
  • Experience working in an international financial institution, an investment insurance environment and a multi-cultural environment will be an asset

Skills and Attributes

Knowledge and experience in marketing;

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex issues into clearly written articles, speeches and press releases;
  • Demonstrated skills in creating and implementing communications strategies in large institutions; and
  • Experience in designing and implementing short, long-term strategic marketing and/or PR plans.


  • Manage the department’s annual and AGM budgets;
  • Create and implement an annual communication strategy;
  • Manage the production and distribution of reports, presentations, press releases and announcements produced by ATI;
  • Write and edit press releases, in-house newsletters, presentations, speeches, articles, promotional material and annual reports;
  • Produce ATI’s annual report, which includes coordinating input from management and all stakeholders and production;
  • Work with HR to create an internal communications plan that will incorporate targeted messaging to help foster an environment of transparency and unity;
  • Plan and implement PR campaigns;
  • Act as the company’s spokesperson when required;
  • Media management – develop and maintain good working relationships with the media, including domestic and international newspapers, magazines, radio and television;
  • Expand media database to include contacts at top-tier international media outlets;
  • Work with the Underwriting and relevant departments in reviewing, updating, and producing marketing brochures, handouts, and multimedia and digital products;
  • Answer enquiries from individuals, journalists and other organizations; and
  • Manage organization of special events, such as ATI’s annual international Roundtable, AGM-related activities, office launches, workshops, press conferences and exhibitions.


Please submit an electronic copy of the following:
  • Application Letter
  • CV, plus details of your current remuneration package along with details of three referees
  • Personal History Form
  • Submit your application to [email protected]

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