Executive, Public Relations

About BYLC:
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), the country's first leadership institute, exists to build connections among youth from diverse backgrounds, equip them with leadership skills, and enable them to have high impact in public, private, and civil sectors. All of BYLC’s efforts aim to strengthen prosperity, justice, and inclusiveness in societies worldwide. BYLC’s unique approach to youth development includes: (a) uniting students from English medium, Bangla medium, and Madrassas through a rigorous admission process; (b) using experiential teaching methods to build leadership competencies in students; and (c) creating a platform for students to translate their learning into action through service projects.

Purpose:
We are looking for an enthusiastic Public Relations (PR) Executive to manage the relationships between BYLC and external parties. You will be the one to project the “face” of the company and will be instrumental in enhancing its popularity and trustworthiness. The goal is to build a strong communications network around the company that will ensure good relationship with the general public and rising awareness of the company and its brand.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, organize and manage public relations strategies 
  • Measure performance of each activity and event
  • Determine KPIs for PR
  • Use a variety of channels (TV, press, internet etc.) to maximize BYLC’s exposure
  • Research and gather opportunities for sponsorships
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, influencers and politicians
  • Organize and coordinate PR activities
  • Arrange for interviews or public speaking events and construct press releases
  • Advise company on handling sensitive public issues to preserve reputation
  • Assess opportunities for sponsorships and other partnerships and manage relations
  • Analyse results of PR campaigns or efforts and prepare reports

Desired Candidate Profile:

Education:BSc/BA in PR, marketing or similar field

Experience:
More than 1-2 years of relevant experience

Skills:

  • Proven experience as public relations executive or similar role
  • Proven experience in coordinating and managing effective PR campaigns through various channels
  • Solid knowledge of social media (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; comfortable as a public speaker
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key people or organizations
  • A creative mind partnered with the ability to find the best practical solutions

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with housing, health and travel allowances
  • Training on leadership and communication from internationally and nationally renowned experts
  • Opportunities to volunteer for social initiatives
  • Opportunities to network with and learn from various experts and though leaders
  • Develop essential teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking skills while working with different teams and leadership instructors
  • Working in a dynamic, fast paced, inclusive environment with driven young people who are passionate about making a difference

Job Location: Dhaka

Deadline of Application:
March 23, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Application Link:
Please go to this link to apply http://bylc.org/get-involved/career/

BYLC tries to ensure a diverse workforce by providing equal opportunities to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
 
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) follows a strict zero tolerance on any type of abuse towards children and vulnerable adults.