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Marketing Officer


Description of Role

The Marketing Officer is responsible for helping the institution grow by finding, analysing and evaluating new business opportunities and creating and executing strategies to exploit these opportunities to create revenue and for getting additional streams of revenue for the institution.

The Officer will also be responsible, in conjunction with, the Public Relations Officer for developing a portfolio of marketing materials for promotions, advertising, media liaison and signage and will assist in the promotion of the University College and its values both internally and externally to the wider community.

The incumbent will carry out an effective Marketing and Communications Plan in order to:

  • Attract new students across the University College’s portfolio of programmes.
  • Publicize the strengths of the academic faculty.

Requirements

  • Degree in Marketing or related discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) years Marketing experience
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Sound knowledge of Marketing principles
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation packages
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance.
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages.
  • Must have strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the Institution, alumni, other constituents and the public.
  • Strong events planning skills would be an asset.
  • Established ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.
  • Demonstrably strong organizational and team building skills
  • Flexibility and initiative combined with the ability to work independently.
  • Sound professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
  • Proven organization skill with ability to multitask.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Interested applicants should send their cover letters and resume to:

The Director, Human Resource Department,
1A Marescaux Road,
Kingston 5

OR

via email to themicouniversity.hrd@themico.edu.jm.

Kindly indicate in the subject line, the title of the position for which you are applying in your email to us.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.