Head of Communications-South India

Opening Date : Jun 13, 2019
Expiry Date : Jul 13, 2019
Number of positions : 1
Country : South India
Location :
Years of Experience : 15

Requirements

Education : Bachelor's / College Degree

Job Objective:
Reporting to VP, Global Marketing & Communications, with a dotted line report to the Managing Director CGD India, the Head of Communications – CGD India is responsible for directing the development and execution of a cohesive communications strategy for the CGD business in India, to enable the delivery of CGD India’s internal and external marketing and communications plans.
Scope and Responsibilities:
  • Overall communication strategy development and execution for CGD India
  • Creative/ branding management
  • Media and PR management, including issues management
  • Retail marketing management
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or relevant field
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of marketing and communications campaign development at national, regional and local levels
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Strong crisis and issues management skills
  • Efficient time management and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to be self-motivated, work independently and as a team player
  • Willingness to take on new challenges as required
Minimum Experience:
  • At least 15 years’ experience in marketing, advertising or public relations
  • Strong experience in energy and/or utility marketing
  • Strong experience in regional/ grass roots campaign development and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong knowledge of the media landscape in India
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