Reach Out Mbuya Communications and Public Relations Officer Jobs in Uganda

Reach Out Mbuya Communications and Public Relations Officer Jobs in Uganda



Reach Out Mbuya (ROM) is a Faith-Based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), founded in 2001 to provide HIV/AIDS care to the urban poor living with HIV/AIDS. ROM aims to curb the further spread of HIV among the less privileged members of the community it serves and enable those already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible and dignified life. Offering a unique model of care, ROM holistically focuses on the body, mind, family, and community wellbeing.

To promote ROM’s image by communicating the impact of the organization interventions and other public relations efforts to various levels of stakeholders through ensuring regular information dissemination using various relevant channels.

The role primarily to be accomplished through ROM’s social media and more traditional media platforms including newspapers, magazines, TV and radio. It shall include developing communication plans, developing and maintaining media network and ensuring visibility of ROM.


Responsibilities


  • Develop, review and implement communication and PR strategies and budgets.
  • Manage and coordinate ROM events calendar and oversee the planning, coordination and logistics of functions.
  • Lead the design, review, update and maintenance of the ROM website.
  • Ensure timely production of ROM publications i.e. newsletters, blogs, annual reports, IEC materials, brochures, client success stories etc.
  • Lead and manage the media relations; develop a network with key media houses and other relevant stakeholders and serve as a focal point for ROM press and media events.
  • Work closely with the ROM’s Programme Staff and Management to identify results-based stories and enhance the capacity of staff’s communication skills, including participating in field visits.
  • Arrange for, receive and guidevisitors to ROM, and where need be link them with other sections and organizations to receive them.
  • Ensure adequate branding at ROM
    functions.
  • Ensure proper usage of ROM corporate identity both within and outside of ROM.
  • Custodian of the organization photo bank and all PR equipment.
  • Supervise the Front Office Desk Assistant.
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of ROM’s as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the organization.


    Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Mass communication or any other relevant discipline; Diploma in relevant discipline with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role is acceptable;
  • Minimum working experience: 3 years in a similar position in a private company or larger NGO.
  • Specialized knowledge required: Excellent writing and oral communication skills – News article and blog writing plus organization social media management experience is an added advantage.
  • Key Skills Required: Computer, Interpersonal, Communication and Public Relations skills
  • Other Necessary Qualities/Attributes: Articulate, Creative, Ability to work under pressure and Self-driven.


    How to Apply:


    Send a cover letter and CV/resume with 3 professional referees in PDF format as one document and must not exceed 6 pages to hr@reachoutmbuya.org not later than 5.00 p.m. Wednesday, 24th July 2019. No need of attaching other documents at this level.
  • Include title of Job in email subject line.


    For more information and job application details, see; Reach Out Mbuya Communications and Public Relations Officer Jobs in Uganda

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