Job Information Senior Public Relations Officer (MCG/IE 5) Company Information
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Job Type Full-time
Category Media
Posted 29-06-2022
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Start Publishing 29-06-2022
Stop Publishing 09-07-2022
Applications are invited to fill the post of Senior Public Relations Officer (MCG/IE 5) in the Client Services, Communications and Information Division, Court Administration Division
Salary range: $2,104,355 - $2,501,416 per annum and any other allowances attached to the post.
Key Responsibility Areas: -
  • Ensures payment is processed according to CAD and Government of Jamaica policies and guidelines;
  • Liaises with the key officers within the Judiciary to ensure adequate co-ordination of coverage of events;
  • Liaises with protocol unit to ensure that information prepared for the Chief Justice, President, Court of Appeal and other members of the Judiciary are appropriate;
  • Liaises with the Jamaica Information Service and other Media Houses to ensure coverage of the Judiciary’s activities.
  • Liaises with external stakeholder groups to gather and present information on the operations, programmes and projects in the Courts. 
  • Establishes and maintains systems/programmes to foster a culture of “service and teamwork” within the section
  • Plans and supervises the production of educational material and execution of media campaigns. 
  • Researches and prepares content for the CAD, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court websites
  • Collaborates with Head of Division to prepare CAD quarterly presentations and reports. 
  • Oversees preparation of content for the CAD's quarterly Newsletter
  • Liaises with Head of Divisions to prepare stories and features for the CAD's Newsletter. 
  • Disseminates information on the Judiciary's programmes and policies to both internal and external customers. 
  • Prepares written reports on relevant issues and problems
  • for the information of the Director, Court Administration, President, Court of Appeal and Chief Justice. 
  • Monitors media to provide research support for adequate response
  • Engages media to develop and maintain professional contacts and relationships
  • Manage Social Media websites for the Judiciary. 
Human Resources 
  • Manages the welfare and development of direct reports through the preparation of performance appraisals and recommendation of required training and development programmes
  • Provides leadership to staff through effective objective setting, delegation, and communication. 
  • Provides guidelines to staff through coaching, mentoring and training, providing assistance and support as needed. 
  • Participates in the recruitments of staff for the section. 
Required Skills/'Competencies 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Justice Sector and Court programmes, policies and procedures 
  • Knowledge of the operations and contracts within media organisations 
  • Knowledge of research methods and electronic data management 
  • Excellent interpersonal skill 
  • Experience/qualification in office administration 
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skill. 
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience
  • First Degree in Mass Communication/Public Relations from a recognised institution
  • Professional training in effective Public Speaking
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in communication/public relations, in an organisation of similar size and complexity
  • Experience using content management systems for website management
  • Experience with event planning
  • Experience with online content creation. 
Applications accompanied by résumés should be emailed no later than Friday, July 08, 2022 to the:
Senior Director,
Human Resource Management & Administration
Court Administration Division
8th Floor, The Towers
25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5
We appreciate all expressions of interest. 
However, only shortlisted applicants, will be contacted.
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