22 Jan 2021

Communication Manager (Cement Industry) at Dangote Group

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Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare all Media communications content, including digital and social media communication for Dangote Cement, Tanzania.
  • Manage effective relationships with media stakeholders-Editors, Columnists, Reporters, presenters and bloggers.
  • Act as a first point of contact regarding all media stakeholder engagements and manage the implementation of external communication protocol, processes and procedures
  • In partnership with Marketing and Branding function, facilitate media profiling of the company and maintain the required company image and brand through effective media profiling control
  • Where required, act as an alternative spokesperson or media liaison for the company
  • Develop PR and Media Relations plans for target stakeholders, and support the onsite staff and contractors in implementing communications plans.
  • Write and issue print media background briefings, issue-specific fact sheets, talking points and content for the Group website, Manage day-to-day publicity efforts for TV, radio, print etc.
  • Draft and edit Public Relations collaterals including press releases, speeches, FAQ, briefing notes, corporate PowerPoint and corporate advertorials
  • Maintain working relationship with media outlets, key stakeholders, bringing inaccuracies and errors to the attention of writers and editors in a timely fashion.
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with all relevant regulatory and supervisory agencies in Tanzania
  • Provide guidance and collect feedback from relevant stakeholders
  • Develop an understanding and awareness of our conglomerate especially DCP Tanzania with the media in particular and other stakeholders
  • Work with the management to ensure the communications needs of Dangote Cement Tanzania are met
  • Promote closer bonding between Media, stakeholder publics and the company
  • Prepare and send news highlights to all Dangote Cement staff in Tanzania.
  • Contribute articles to Dangote Group newsletter
  • Disseminate required information to all DCP Tanzania Staff
  • Track media reports that are of interest to the company and bring to the knowledge of Management.
  • Organize media tours of Dangote Cement Plants
  • Market research/Intelligence


Key Requirements

  • A BSc in Mass Communication, English, Public relation or any related course
  • A postgraduate degree in Mass Communication or any related course
  • An MBA is an advantage
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Journalism, Public/Media Relation
  • Extensive contacts in the Tanzanian median sector
  • Extensive contacts within the regulatory agencies and professional bodies

Skills and Competencies

  • Good knowledge of the cement manufacturing industry in terms of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, legislations etc.
  • Deep understanding of Media Relations, including media categories
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and relationship management skills
  • Excellent organization and project management skills


  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development
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Closing Date : 22 Feb. 2021

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