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Carreras Limited is seeking to employ a:

Communications Officer


Purpose Statement

The Communications Officer is responsible for implementing and managing all areas of the Company’s Corporate Affairs Strategy aligned to the corporate brand and British American Tobacco (BAT) standard procedures, policies and templates.


Principal Accountabilities

Designs and implements key activities under the Corporate affairs Strategy including internal and external communications and corporate social investments.

Provides Administrative support to the Legal and External Affairs Department.

Supports and implements local corporate social investment initiatives aligned to the local and BAT Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

Assists with the implementation of the overall communications strategy for Carreras Limited.

Provides support on regulatory affairs initiatives.

Collects and shares relevant media communications on the local market, consumer behaviour and the development of public issues related to the Company and Industry.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Media Communications, Public Relations or related fields

At least 3 years working experience in a Public Relations/Communications role

Incumbent should have solid skills in both oral and written communications

Knowledge of agency and media deadlines and requirements

Ability to develop, present, manage and monitor Corporate Social Investment projects

Awareness of multiple stakeholder traits and concerns, and how to tailor communications that reflect and address these concerns