PR & Communications Coordinator

within Communications


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PR & Communications Coordinator

within Communications


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  • Grade:

    7
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Closing Date:

    31/01/2020
  • Job code:

    COMM/004/2019
  • Team:

    Communications
  • Date Posted:

    06/01/2020

About Communications


Acting as the central point of contact for the Authority, the Communications function handles all of its internal and external communications with the aim of maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders and keeping them up to date, be they its own employees, licence holders or the public at large. The function is also the designated brand guardian of the MFSA, managing its reputation and image on the various digital and offline platforms, through B2B and consumer education campaigns and events.

The Role


Within this role you will be responsible for leading outward PR strategies and content plans that promote the Authority’s key initiatives and services, build its brand image and uphold its reputation.

Job duties and responsibilities: 

  • Developing, implementing and integrating strategic communications plans that strengthen the Authority’s brand identity in the market;
  • Playing an active part in corporate campaigns execution in conjunction with the team, in order to enable the cultivation and enhancement of strong and meaningful relationships with the target audience, external partners, and key media outlets;
  • Planning, creating and overseeing the creation of the Authority’s content, including but not limited to the Authority's newsletter, blogs, social media, social influencers, annual reports, press replies and other collateral;
  • Ensuring that all content published by the Authority, both in print and online, is edited to conform to the business’s overall values and messages;
  • Prioritising media opportunities, coordinating as necessary with appropriate persons in the Authority and preparing speeches, talking points, and other external media relations materials;
  • Undertaking any other duties that may arise depending on the exigencies of the Communications Function and the Authority.

About You


To qualify for this job you’ll need to have an academic qualification in a relevant area of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, ideally in Communications, or in any PR related background. If your qualifications are not Maltese, please make sure that they are certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.

You will also need to have at least three (3) years' experience in a relevant area. 

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

The following skill set is a must for this position:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and Maltese
  • The ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
  • The ability to work in a team.

 

How to apply

or query further information


Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to [email protected]

Other Important Information


The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on www.ncfhe.org.mt under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage www.mfsa.com.mt.

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

Public call reference: 5/2020