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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Public Relation and Communication Officer Job at Edes & Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Public Relational and Communication Officer 

Jobs at:
Edges & Associates 

Deadline of this Job:
21st September 2018 at 5:00pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 03 September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
our client is committed to improving lives through providing efficient and sustainable health care supply chain management solutions through delivering life saving medicines equipment and other medical supplies to over two million Ugandans Our client is seeking; dynamic credible and qualified individuals to fill the following position
Position : Public Relational and Communication Officer
Reports to : Administration and Corporate Affairs Manager
Duty Station : Kampala

Overall Purpose of the Job
To spearhead, plan and coordinate strategic initiatives, public relations and communications to promote a positive image of the Organization.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Plan and Implement publicity strategies. campaigns and communications.
  • Liaise with both external and internal stakeholders to promote a positive image of the Organization.
  • Ensure public knowledge of the services provided by the Organization and supported protects.
  • Develop effective press releases, media kits inclusive of policies, brochures and calendars.
  • Develop and maintain an up to-date Organization website.
  • Support documentation and disseminate publications on Organizations Innovations and successes, best practices and program report
  • Liaise with various departments to develop communication materials for disseminations to various stake holders
  • Develop and maintain the Organizations corporate image, brand and Identity.
  • Respond to public enquiries from the press and stakeholder organizations.
  • Organize promotional events such as press conferences, exhibitions, tours and visits.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors‘ Government officials and media representatives.
  • Develop policies and procedures related to public relations and communication.
  • Maintain company archives of various communication and PR materials.
Education requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Mass Communication, Media Studies, Marketing or any other related field.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Public relations or any other business
  • related field.
Minimum experience:
- 3 - 5 years’ work experience working as a journalist, in medial broadcasting, in a reputable public relations organization.

Knowledge, Skills and attitude required:
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words‘ rules of com position, and grammar.
  • Public communication principles
  • Knowledge of Public Relations principles
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • High level creativity and initiative
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and good ethical conduct
  • Ability to work under pressure.
Job application procedure
Interested candidate for the above position should submit their detailed Curriculum Vitae to The Human Capital and Business Manager. Edes & Associate: Consultant: Limited, Plot 22 Entebbe Road, Bound Plaza, 6th Floor, P.0 Box 21984 Kampala-Uganda . Or email them to: Deadline for receiving applications; is 21st September 2018 at 5:00pm Our client is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity within the work place. Our Client does not in any way encourage or facilitate any form of canvassing for jobs, solicit for money or gifts from anyone that is applying for a job. Should anyone contact you for any money. facilitation or gift to procure a vacancy, they MUST he immediately reported to the relevant authorities.