Vacancy for Junior Public Relations Specialist
Brief description of UFAZ: UFAZ is an ambitious project initiated by the Presidents of the French Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014. It is administered by the historic university of Azerbaijan - the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) from the Azerbaijani side and the prestigious University of Strasbourg (Unistra) from the French side.
UFAZ delivers 2 national diplomas (French and Azerbaijani) at the Bachelor level in the following specialties: Computer Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Geophysics, Oil and Gas engineering. And at the Master level in the following specialties: Data bases and artificial intelligence, Chemical engineering, Physical chemistry/cheminformatics, Geosciences. Tuition language is English.
Position name: Junior Public Relations Specialist
Type of contract:Full-time
Start date: September, 2022
Develops and maintains a comprehensive list of press, media, and community communication mediums; writes, produces, and distributes press kits, feature stories;
Prepares and supervises the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programs;
Provides photographic services including documentation of special events;
Conducts media relations efforts; establishes and maintains contacts with key media personal, develops and implements press conferences, photo sessions, and press/media events;
Collates and analyzes media coverage, keeps track and storage of all UFAZ related content published in the media in Azerbaijan and abroad;
Maintains and updates information on the university's website;
Manages and updates information and engages with users on social media sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook;
Organizes events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours;
Assists in the development and implementation of a variety of special events and promotional activities;
Works closely with external partners, particularly schools, to oversee development of appropriate relationships;
Evaluates opportunities for partnerships, sponsorship and advertises on an on-going basis.
Master Degree in Marketing, PR, Journalism or related field
Experience as public relations specialist or similar position
Fluency in Azerbaijani and English is a must and French language preferable.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required
Familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
Precision, strong time management and organizational skills
Excellent communication, presentation and creative thinking skills
Willingness to learn and take on new tasks as needed
Proficiency with computing software such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure and with tough deadlines.
Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format in English language:
(1) a letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position
(2) an updated resume
Send materials via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org specifying the Job Title in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The deadline of application is July 31, 2022.
For more information about UFAZ, please visit www.ufaz.az