Media and Communications Manager

About the Role

The Media and Communications Manager will develop content for and promote Tongston’s work through traditional and social media platforms. 

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Organising and running marketing campaigns over social media platforms (such as: Facebook, Twitter, Website, Blog, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube).
  • Creatingcincluding text posts, video and images for use on social and traditional media.
  • Regular posting on social media platforms.
  • Creating scripts for marketing and promotional videos and materials. 
  • Managing Tongston’s website and blog.
  • Promoting products, services and content over social and traditional media, in a way that is consistent with Tongston’s brand and strategy.
  • Interacting with customers, partners, stakeholders and dealing with inquiries
  • Developing new social media strategies and campaigns.
  • Managing a budget to be spent on promoting social media posts and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising.
  • Keeping track of data and analysing the performance of social media campaigns.
  • Collaborating with marketing and business development colleagues to ensure branding is consistent.
  • Sourcing and engaging key stakeholders (such as social media influencers).


Education & Experience

  • A university degree in English, communications, marketing, business management or a related field of study. 
  • An understanding of social media marketing.
  • Existing experience running one or several social media platforms.
  • Demonstrable track record in handling social media campaigns.
  • Understanding of website management, graphic design skills and search engine optimizaton. 
  • Proficiency in key applications (MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Corel Draw, Adobe Systems and any other required applications).
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).


Skills & Competence 

  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills. 
  • Organization and Planning.
  • Self-Management.
  • Advanced communication and business writing skills.
  • Strong script writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly.
  • Strong data analysis and presentation skills will be an asset.
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