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Communications Officer and FOI Assistant

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands
  • Reference: R01612019
  • Posted: 12-Jun-2019
  • Closing Date: 28-Jun-2019
  • Salary: CI$51,900 - CI$69,804
  • Job Description

The Ministry of Education,Youth,Sports,Agriculture & Lands

Cayman Islands Government

Invites applications for the following post:

Communications Officer and FOI Assistant

The post holder will be responsible for providing communications support to the Communications Manager and FOI Officer by promoting Ministry policies, projects and programmes. The post holder will support the Ministry in relation to public relations, communications, and events, internally as well as externally in meeting general information needs of the public as well as staff. The post holder also assists with the FOI process for the Ministry.

Required qualifications, experience and skills include the following:

  • Bachelorís degree in communication, public relations, journalism, international relations, public administration or other related field is required.
  • Proven and successful experience of minimum 3 - 5 years in a demanding and varied Public Relations, Communications and Events portfolio.
  • Proven experience with producing and/or providing ground assistance with events and live productions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional experience with utilizing social media platforms. Website content management system platforms are preferred.
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with managers at a senior level in business and political arenas, and to build productive working relationships with internal and external audiences and stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Freedom of Information Law would be advantageous.

A pre-employment drug screen and a Police Records check are conditions of employment.

Please send your completed Government application form and cover letter via e-mail to edu.recruitment@gov.ky.

Application Deadline: Friday 28th June, 2019

*Please note overseas applications will not be considered for this role.*

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.