The Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) is a statutory corporation, established under the Trade Export Promotion Agency Act No. 16 of 2013 and operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise and Consumer Affairs, in Saint Lucia.
As the lead agency mandated to spearhead the island’s National Export Development effort, its overall objective is to increase aggregate volume and value of exports of both goods and services from Saint Lucia.
TEPA’s programmes are designed to increase exposure of Saint Lucia products and services in the global market and to promote the national image or brand by providing information, counsel and marketing services to exporters looking to expand into external markets.
Towards this end, TEPA is soliciting the services of a suitably qualified person desirous of joining a dynamic and performance driven team to serve as the Public Relations Officer and to assume the duties and roles defined here-in.
Reporting to the Market Research Officer, the Public Relations Officer will be responsible for implementing the public relations functions of the Agency. The individual will be responsible for driving engagement with traditional and non-traditional media. The PR Officer will be charged with ensuring that the general public is well informed on TEPA’s activities and any other information that the Agency is desirous of sharing on export related matters inter alia.
The PR Officer will offer support to other departments and inter-departmental information sharing. The PR officer will also be required to maintain and strengthen the brand and corporate image of the Agency.
This job is designed to allow the officer to gain valuable experience, assisting with and as required, undertaking the roles and responsibilities of PR Officer as he/she participates directly in daily Agency operations.
The individual will learn how TEPA operates in an international context, gain in-depth knowledge of the functions of TEPA so as to deliver simple and effective communiqué as directed by the Agency. Page 2 of 3
He or she will be required to, inter alia:
Highlighting the mandate of the Agency,
Highlighting the successes of the Agency,
Highlighting all other relevant attributes which would keep TEPA top of mind on all trade related matters,
Coordinating the requisite PR for the rebranding of the Agency to Export Saint Lucia.
Technical Experience Required:
Personal Characteristics and Profile:
Applications inclusive of resume and certified copies of relevant educational certificates can be submitted to the following email address: email@example.com or mailed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency
2nd Floor, Hewanorra House, Pointe Seraphine,
P. O. Box CP5524