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Public Relations and Marketing Officer

JOB ADVERT                                                                                 

Organization: Hasten Communications Ltd

Location: Kigali, Rwanda – possibility to travel to different rural provinces in Rwanda

Eligible Citizenship: Rwanda

Position: Public Relations and Marketing Officer

Job Function: Public Relations, Event Management, Content Development, Marketing and Social Media.


Hasten Communications Ltd is a newly rebranded Made-in-Rwanda Communications and Marketing Agency. Formerly known as Legacy Brands, we boast of more than 5 years of experience offering quality service to government institutions, large, small & medium private enterprises, and international and national non- government organizations.

We are made up of diverse experts who have mastered the art of communication strategies, media relations, audio-visual productions, digital marketing, and
creating successful awareness and marketing campaigns.

Position Overview

The Public Relations and Marketing Officer will be a key member of the Hasten Communications Ltd team working to enhance the visibility of our work, but also manage the public image of the companies and clients we represent, with the aim of increasing their presence and overall reputation. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in content creation, developing PR and marketing strategies, reporting, social media promotion, and event coordination among many others.


  • Develop and put in place PR and Marketing campaigns and strategies for clients
  • Arrange interviews with media outlets and prepare and distribute press releases
  • Create all content for various products (Articles, info graphics, newsletter, magazines etc)
  • Regularly update and create content for Hasten Communications Ltd website, twitter, Facebook and Instagram and the clients’
  • Coordinate all events for clients
  • Coordinate and report on media coverage for clients’ events
  • Develop communication and branding material for clients’ programs and events
  • Handle the logistical requirements for campaigns, events and other activities
  • Support monitoring and evaluation by developing communications materials based on lessons learned, including case studies and reports.
  • Provide mentoring and capacity building support to junior communications team members and interns

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in communication and marketing strategies
  • Ability to work with others and transfer skills
  • Good Problem-Solving Skills
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Knowledge of computer programs relevant to the role including MS Word, PowerPoint, Publishing, Photoshop, etc.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or Related Field
  • Public speaking skills
  • Understanding and interest of Social Media and Design Software
  • Good command of English, French and Kinyarwanda

The position is full time 40 hours a week with a probationary period of 3 months. If you are interested in this position, please send your application including a cover letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume to info@hastencommunications.com with the position title as the subject.

The deadline is Wednesday 30th June 2021.