Protocal and Public Relations Officer – Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)

The Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) was established under the Public Corporations Act No. 17 of 1969 by a Presidential Order through Government Notice number 115, published on 25th August, 1978. The Centre is wholly owned by the Government of United Republic of Tanzania and operates under the purview of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation.
The AICC was established to manage and control the Headquarters’ complex of the defunct East African Community in Arusha which belonged to the defunct East African Community. It also owns Julius Nyerere lnternatlonal Convention Centre as per Arusha International Conference Centre (Amendment) Order of 2014, dated 19th March, 2014; and provide facilities and services on the complex for purposes of conferences, meetings, seminars etc
The Centre invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill in the below mentioned vacant post.-
Protocal and Public Relations Officer II X 1
Answerable to SENIOR PROTOCOL AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
Qualifications
(a) Entry Qualifications
Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communication, or any degree in Social Sciences with a major in communication from a recognized University/institution and working experience of 3 years or more in a similar position.
(b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. Assist in creating, maintaining, improving, changing or repairing the corporate image or the Centre
ii. Supporting maintenance of a good corporate image of the Centre with regard to development of sustainable congress and business tourism in Tanzania
iii. Supporting the process of building, managing and maintaining media relations both above and below the line mediums together with the Government and its ministries, agencies, institutions and customers
iv. Draft promotional/advertisement materials concerning the Centre’s activities within and outside the country 
v. Providing support during press conferences and meetings for the Centre’s functions and events upon instructions from the Senior Protocol and Public Relations Officer
vi. Performing any other duties relevant to the scope of work that may be assigned by the supervisor.
General terms and Conditions
Terms of Employment: Contract/Permanent & Pensionable
Remuneration
An attractive package commensurate with the qualifications an(:l relevant experience will be availed to the successful candidate. The Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, names ar.d email addresses of three referees should be sent to the below mentioned postal address and the Centre’s recruitment portal, so as to be received not later than 28th August, 2017.
The Managing Director,
Arusha International Conference Centre,
P.O. Box 3081, Arusha, Recruitment Portal: recruitment.aicc.co.tz.

Source: Tanzania Jobs