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Manager Public Relations job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) | Apply Now

Are you looking for Public Relations Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Manager Public Relations job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 22, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) was founded in 2000 by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC).

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Job Title

Manager Public Relations job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT)

Job Description

To oversee and provide leadership in public and media relations, and develop and implement strategies, plans, and programs relating to public and media communication and stakeholder management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead in the development and implementation of Communication strategies in collaboration with the different Institute Departments and oversee the implementation of the UICT’s Communications and content production policy guidelines.

  • Work with the team to collectively raise the profile of the Institute’s research and academic expertise by proactively sourcing, drafting, and pitching features to national media/specialist sector press and maintaining good stakeholder working relationships.

  • Oversee the overall news and multimedia relations and serve as public information contact for UICT and ensuring that details of the Institute activities, appointments, press conferences, newsletters, reports, key messages, articles, press releases, radio/ T.V. program coverage, and awards are publicized and communicated appropriately to staff and the wider community.

  • Draft communications articles, annual reports, talking points, and speeches for the Principal and guest speakers.

  • Promoting the Institute and organizing events not limited to graduation ceremonies, exhibitions, and press conferences alongside the use of promotional materials such as brochures, fliers, calendars, plaque and other mementos.

  • Analyze the institute’s brand position and visibility to provide and guide on appropriate unique online identity and marketing strategies.

  • Assist in strategic planning, budgeting, implementation, accountability, and reporting on Communications and International Relations.

  • Supervise Staff, assess performance and identify training needs, and recommends

  • Appropriate training.

  • Any other duty assigned to you from time to time.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Communication strategies, plans, and UICT’s Communications and content production policy guidelines developed and implemented.

  • Institute brand position, profile, and visibility enhanced

  • Communications documents that include: articles, annual reports, talking points, speeches, press

  • Conferences, newsletters, reports, key messages, press releases,

  • Radio/ T.V. program and coverage among others developed and disseminated.

  • Institute events organized. vii. Institute brand position and visibility analyzed.

  • Strategic planning and budgeting developed.

  • Staff performance and communication reports developed.

  • A relevant Master’s Degree from a reputable institution.

  • An Honors degree from a recognized institution in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication and Public relations, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, or international relations and any other relevant discipline

  • Post-Graduate qualification in Journalism, Media studies, Film studies, Videography, Photography, Public Relations, Customer Care, Publishing, Information Science, Librarianship, or Archival science. B. Experience

  • Six (6) years of work experience in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, or international relations and any other relevant discipline in a reputable organization, three (3) of which must be at a supervisory level.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills

  • Self-confidence, drive, competence, and a willingness to learn

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask iv. Creativity, imagination, and initiative

  • Good teamwork, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

  • Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs

  • The ability to think strategically, for planning successful Public Relations campaigns

  • Computer literacy.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Interested candidates should submit to the email below indicating their telephone and email address to the Institute Secretary, P. O. Box, 7187, Nakawa Kampala, on bettes.nyongyera@uict.ac.ug

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