Communications Officer Job – UBA Uganda

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JOB TITLE: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

REPORTING TO: HEAD MARKETING AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

DEPARTMENT: MARKETING AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS.

DUTY STATION/LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE, KAMPALA

OBJECTIVES

The Communications Officer through various initiatives will promote the bank’s brand, activities and products both internally and externally. They will act as a liaison between the organization, the public, and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create innovative and engaging public relations and media campaigns.

• Write, edit and review all media content and press releases.

• Handle any PR related issue that may arise.

• Regularly submit PR reports.

• Establish an internal communications strategy in conjunction with HMCC.

• Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders.

• Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as a staff intranet, monthly magazine or regular email bulletin.

• Draft messages or scripts for senior executives for presentation to employees in written or spoken form.

• Handle the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect organisational perception and reputation.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Degree in Mass Communications or Marketing.

• Job experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.

• Working in media, journalism, communications, marketing, or in closely related external relations fields.• Excellent writing and editing skills.

• Presentation skills.

• Social media skills.

• Developed understanding of needs of media and public audiences.

• Languages: Proficiency in English is required.

All interested staff should send their CV, application letter and copies of academic certificates to ubaugandahr@ubagroup.com addressed to; Head of Human Capital United Bank for Africa Plot 2, Jinja Road Kampala, Uganda.

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