Private Sector Foundation Uganda Communication and Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Jobs

Private Sector Foundation Uganda Communication and Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Jobs


Scope of Work:

General:

  • The CPRO has the responsibility to ensure the positive projection of the image of the project at all times and for the effective communication to the general public and to stakeholders of the programmes, activities and outputs and benefits/outcomes of the project’s interventions and activities.

    The specific duties of the CPRO will include: to

  • Ensure wide publicity of the project in all areas of significance in line with budgets and annual work-plans approved by the Steering Committee, PSFU and MCF;

  • Manage the communication channels including media and any stakeholders in relation to the project brand and image of the principal support and sponsor;

  • Help in development and subsequent management of the website of the Project with events (upcoming and completed), activities and major related partnerships, etc.

  • Develop and update the Project Communication Strategy with a communications plan for the project that includes all activities that are to be covered in the project;

  • Ensure development, operationalization and maintenance of an on-line website and portal for the Project, with frequent regular updates on key elements like events, partnerships etc.;

  • Manage the social media platforms for the project and make responses accordingly;

  • Coordinate communication on the project with counterparts in the partner implementing organizations including with regard to capacity building to have project information well disseminated for advocacy to different stakeholders;

  • Provide input into the project and PSFU advocacy programmes and in this respect work closely with the Investment Specialist/Business Environment;

  • Take charge of the periodic publication of reports, audio and visual outputs of the project;

  • Undertake any other functions related to the successful implementation of the project as may be instructed by the Project Director.

    Qualification: The CPRO will be recruited competitively and must have the following qualifications:

  • A degree in Mass Communication or related degree;
    with a postgraduate qualification in ICT an added advantage;

  • At least 5 years’ of relevant experience in management and dissemination of communication or advocacy. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems and social media communication in an institution;

  • Experience in project and web-based information management;

  • Overall knowledge of the economic and market environment in which the private sector is operating, including the wider East and Central African region;

  • A good understanding of private sector development issues and appreciation of the role the private sector can play in economic development;

  • An appreciation/understanding of the extent and effects of youth unemployment; and of the social (especially gender and youth) dimensions of development;

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Knowledge of ICT applications to information management and dissemination;

  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders;

  • Skills to communicate through social media;

  • Excellent oral and writing in English.

    Desirable Attributes:

  • A passion for youth – men and women;

  • A commitment to the protection of youth and children.

    How to Apply

  • Send your applications online to

  • hr@psfuganda.org.ug not later than 25th February, 2021

    Executive Director
    Private Sector Foundation Uganda
    Plot 43 Nakasero Hill Road
    P. O. Box 7683, Kampala

    NOTE: The detailed job profiles can be accessed on www.psfuganda.org.ug

  • Only short listed applicants will be notified, female candidates are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will automatically disqualify any candidate.



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