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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
The Corporate Communications Manager reports to the Divisional Manager -- Corporate Services
and is responsible for the development, implementation and management of all media, mass
communication and public relations strategies, activities and programs for the Company.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develops and implements a Communications Policy and Plan to effectively communicate the
work of the EMBD to its stakeholders.
2. Required to assist in the design and implementation of innovative and effective communication
methodologies and systems, designed to promote and protect the image and interests of the
3. Prepares all news releases, official statements and media advisories for timely dispatch to the
print and electronic media.
4. Conceptualises and manages the production of all promotional programs for the print and
electronic media including television features, print advertisements and brochures.
5. Coordinates press conferences and photo opportunities.
6. Manages all inquiries by the media including inquiries on the Company's activities and decisions.
7. Assists with the management of the Company's website to ensure that information is
8. Coordinates meetings with interest groups, including business entities and selected publics.
9. Interacts with the Company stakeholders to effectively communicate the Company's desired
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to work within timelines and prioritise work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing or Public Relations.
At least 5 years' experience at a senior level in the disciplines of Corporate Communication or
Past supervisory experience shall be an asset.
Any suitable combination of experience and qualifications shall be considered.
R sum s should be sent to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Estate Management & Business Development Company Ltd. (EMBDC Ltd.)
P.O. Box 7401
Cunupia Post Office or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: August 29th, 2014
ONLY SUITABLE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED
T&T Powerboat Association 2013
Boat of the Year, Energiza will be step-
ping up into the 80mph category when
the Carib Great Race takes off on Sat-
urday morning from Chaguaramas to
Tobago in one of the most challenging
but exciting racing trips over the open
Having won the 70mph class two
years in a row, the 38 Bowen s crew
has set its sights on a new batch of
opponents including White Heat, Elixir
and Hero III. Speaking to the Guardian
yesterday, driver Sheldon Edghill said
he and throttleman Anthony Brash
needed a new test to keep them inter-
"There s no fun in winning all the
time," he revealed. "Where s the chal-
lenge in that? Moving up to this class
gives us more work to do. We might
get beaten this year. We might get beat-
en next year, but eventually we will
After additional work on the boat s
hull caused them to miss several of this
season s regattas, the team were handed
a two minute penalty for Saturday s
"We will have lots of catching up to
do since the boats in our class are all
strong," said Edghill. "This is one of
the most competitive classes."
He added that preparations for the
new class had taken a lot of energy.
"There s a lot of technical and struc-
tural work to sort out to get that extra
speed. We ve been going back and forth,
trying out different configurations and
fine tuning everything to get an opti-
mum performance. It s a very time-
consuming process but we will be fin-
ished in time."
Edghill and Brash, who have been
friends since their time at Fatima Col-
lege, will be racing together for the
fourth time this Saturday. He said that
their familiarity with each other had
been a key to their success.
"We re both are long acquainted with
the sea and can read it well. There s
good coordination between us. Some-
times things can go wrong but that s
As a lifelong mariner with over 20
years of Coast Guard experience, the
Great Race has always been special to
"My father was a sailor and I ve
always been in and around the sea. My
family always looked forward to watch-
ing the Great Race every year and as
a Coast Guard, I would be on the patrol
boats," he said. "It s man and machine
for 95 miles in the open water. It s a
Energiza expects to finish strong
CARIB GREAT RACE 2014 PREVIEW
Carib Great Race 2014
A Class (130 mph)
Monster, Mr Solo,
B Class (120 mph)
Fire One, Stampede
C Class (110 mph)
D Class (95 mph)
Sheriff Lobo, Rush,
Chris Gone Wilder
E Class (80 mph)
Hero III, White Heat,
F Class (70 mph)
Rite Formulal, Energiza,
G Class (60 mph)
Matrix Reloaded, Chris
Gone Wild, Infusion IV,
Energiza will compete in
the 2014 Carib Great Race
in the 80mph category.
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