Senior Communications Executive Job at Spruik Ltd – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Senior Communications Executive

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

Spruik Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
01 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Spruik is a Rwandan communications agency that provides public relations and marketing services to a wide range of clients. We believe that successful businesses are grounded in effective internal and external communications. .

Tasks Description
Working under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the employee will:
• Act as an account manager for Spruik clients, leading all aspects of client management and delivery
• Share weekly updates and reports on the work done for Spruik clients
• Develop content for a range of online and offline platforms including emails, websites, social media, and promotional materials, with a focus on written content
• Manage social media accounts including by drafting content, posting and scheduling tweets and posts, live-tweeting events, and others
• Prepare monthly reports for Spruik clients
• Schedule and participate in meetings with clients and prepare work plans and proposals
• Engage the media including by drafting press releases, communicating with media and preparing media reviews
• Translate written content into either English, French or Kinyarwanda or vice versa
• Provide training sessions to the team and clients on public relations and communications
• Manage staff and teams as and when required
• Other tasks as agreed between the Employer and Employee

Job Skills: Not Specified

Skills and Attitudes
The employee should demonstrate the following:
• Critical thinking
• Sense of accountability
• Strong organizational skills
• Motivation and ability to work independently
• Excellent communications skills through various platforms (phone calls, SMS, social media, emails, etc.)
• An understanding of the use of Google Suite and other tools that enable the team to work from home (Slack, Trello, etc.)
• A collaborative attitude
• Time management skills
• Attention to detail
• Proactive attitude
• Self-disciplined and well-mannered
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Qualifications and Experience
The Communications Executive should ideally have education or professional background in the following:
• Communications or marketing-related fields
• Journalism
In addition to the above-mentioned skills, the candidate should have a good command of English and Kinyarwanda with proven skills in writing and speaking both languages proficiently. Having knowledge of French would be of added value. Above-average academic grades are fundamental to be selected as a Spruik Senior Communications Executive.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
The application closes on 11 September 2020 at 11:59 pm CAT, and the right candidate should ideally be ready to start work by 1 October 2020. The list of the shortlisted candidates will be published on our website – Application Process Interested candidates should fill out an online form found   For further information about Spruik and its mission, please visit For any other questions, please email [email protected]  

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