Senior Director of Communications

Company:KIMEP University

Location:Kazakhstan / Almaty

Discipline:Communications

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2021-11-15

Office of the President is looking for local and international applicants for the vacant position of Senior Director of Communications.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate and manage logistics for public events and conferences on behalf of the Office of the President;
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for international media visits to KIMEP University;
  • Serve as a point of contact on cooperative projects with partner organizations;
  • Manage student project implementation grants awarded to KIMEP University by partner organizations;
  • Conduct research for the President of KIMEP University;
  • Draft speeches and public statements on behalf of the President of KIMEP University;
  • Working with the Communications Officer and Communications Assistant, draft external correspondence for the President of KIMEP University;
  • Conduct research, on behalf of the President of KIMEP University, on academic and administrative matters;
  • In the absence of the Communications Assistant, receive and direct incoming correspondence;
  • Supervise Communications Officer and Communications Assistant;
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelors degree in a relevant field from a western higher education institution: experience of western higher education institution management skills; ability to effectively work with people from all backgrounds and nationalities; expertise across the Windows Office suite at minimum; native fluency in English; working knowledge of Russian.

Preferred Qualifications:

A master degree in a relevant field from a western higher education institution: experience of western higher education institution management skills; ability to effectively work with people from all backgrounds and nationalities; expertise across the Windows Office suite at minimum; native fluency in English; fluency in Russian; fluency in one other language.

Application Process

Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/395

  • Filled and submitted application form
  • CV
  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications and salary expectations (gross).
  • Short­listed candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details and recommendation letters if desired.

Application deadline: Open until filled

The review of applications will start on November 29, 2021

Salary will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed.

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four­fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.

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