Karkhana Innovators Club (KIC)

Karkhana is an education company that designs learning experiences for middle-school students. As an education based makerspace, Karkhana promotes co-curricular, extra- curricular. hands- on learning opportunities that are designed to foster major 21st century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity. These skills are embedded within making-based activities on varied concepts from Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) designed by Karkhana's educators. The overarching approach and insight that Karkhana aims to transfer to students is that the world is malleable. With a teaching team that includes engineers. designers, artists and scientists, Karkhana wants its students to believe classrooms are more than an enclosure surrounded by four  walls- that in fact  a classroom is a lab for discovery.

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Public Relation (PR) officer

Public Relations

Apply Before : 2020-02-22 (Closed)

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Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
    5
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Offered Salary
    Negotiable
  • Gender
    Both
  • Career Level
    Mid Level
  • Industry
    Education - School & Colleges
  • Experience
    1 Years
  • Location
    Kathmandu
  • Apply Before
    2020-02-22
    Closed

Job Description:

Karkhana Innovators’ Club (KIC) is an after-school enrichment program designed to stimulate creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, risk taking and making skills necessary for innovation. The program is resource-intensive where students experiment with cutting edge technology. We are an education focused social business. We run fun, hands-on activities to teach the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) simultaneously. We have a unique approach to learning. Our teachers - engineers, designers, artists, scientists - turn the classroom into a lab for discovery.

As a Public Relation (PR) officer you will use all forms of media and communication to build, maintain and manage the reputation of KIC. As a PR officer, you'll monitor publicity and conduct research to find out the concerns and expectations of your customers and report the findings to KIC team. A career in PR involves gaining understanding and support for your customer, as well as trying to influence opinion and behavior.

The primary roles for a KIC Public Relations Officer are as follows

  • Communicate all the information about Karkhana Innovators Club to relevant people to generate new customers for the after-school program
  • Maintain relationship with existing Karkhana Innovators Club customers so that retain of customers in a long run
  • Understand the market for KIC and developing a process to collect data so they can give data to KIC teachers to design their classes

 Job Description

  • Responsible for getting in customers for the KIC program
  • Achieve quarterly sales target
  • Organizing events for customers (e.g. education conferences, focus groups, parent workshops etc.)
  • Represent KIC in external events (e.g. going to flea market or participating in maker-faires etc.)
  • Monitor and analyze social media content for KIC
  • Manage data for customers and maintain accurate records of all sales
  • Work closely with KIC members and core team members in branding of KIC
  • Reach out to different organizational leaders about possible collaboration with KIC
  • Maintain one on one relationship with existing loyal customers
  • Ensure existing customers are informed about all upcoming programs in KIC
  • Design tours for prospective customers
  • Have a strong knowledge of KIC's products and services and communicate this effectively to customers
  • Continuously study the market and identify trends and patterns impacting KIC programs
  • Coordinate with operations to follow up and ensure timely payments
  • Take responsibility for any customers complains/issues and resolve them as soon as possible
  • Fulfill other duties that align with the role's main goal

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Should have curiosity to understand about education and willingness to learn about different  educational pedagogies.
  • Must be adaptive, persuasive, self-motivated and goal driven.
  • Good Inter-personal skills and Presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Fluency in both English and Nepali language.
  • To be able to take initiatives.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively.
  • Awareness of different social media platforms.
  • Ability to work with diverse team environment.
  • Proficient in using Google services.

Education + Experience

  • Minimum qualification of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant field.
  • Preferred 1 year of relevant work experience.

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to send their updated resume to   jobaxlenp@gmail.com  with  Subject title 'Public Relation (PR) officer At Karkhana'.

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