Uganda Development Bank Corporate Affairs Officer Jobs

Uganda Development Bank Corporate Affairs Officer Jobs



Subject

Job Summary

  • The Corporate Affairs Officer will support the Corporate Affairs team to execute the UDB Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
    Strategy by implementing internal and external media-based Communication plans.

    Accountability Statement

  • The Corporate Affairs Officer is responsible for promoting and protecting the company's reputation by developing and
    executing media and public relations plans for brand building/innovation, corporate promotions, internal communications
    and corporate communications/affairs initiatives using various media
    outlets in collaboration with the Corporate Affairs team

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    The Corporate Affairs Officer will:

  • Prepare press releases, topical news items, in-house publications and all materials meant for external engagements.

  • Regularly review trends in the Development Finance sectormspace, publish relevant news articles, blogs and social media
    articles to influence positive public opinion of UDB

  • Maintain positive relationships, network with media industry
    players to influence pro-business publications and coverage

  • Prepare, format and submit media content for publication in
    compliance with the UDB Brand guidelines

  • Source and maintain knowledge of publication opportunities,
    market the Bank through online presence, organize Corporate Affairs events such as press briefings, open days, tours and visits

  • Carry out daily reviews of business-related stories and articles in the media, flag articles for actioning through appropriate
    response to protect the Bank’s image

  • Prepare briefs, articles and press releases for internal and external use in line with the Bank’s Communication policy

  • Collaborate with media houses to acquire pro-business news lead

  • Write pro-business pieces, edit and review company publications that positively position the Bank

  • Advertising review and media placements

  • Any other duties assigned from time to time

    Level of Authority

  • Analyse information
    derived from development finance media digest and advise management on appropriate actions to be taken
    toenhance the Bank’s image or to mitigate possible reputational risks
    as would be required.

    Relationships

    Internally

  • All UDB Departments

    Externally

  • Media partners, Advertising Agency and UDB
    Stakeholders

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or a related field

  • A related post-graduate qualification is an added advantage.

  • Possession of membership with CIPR or CIM is an added advantage

    Experience

  • Must have at least 5 years work experience in Media and/or Public Relations

  • Must have produced content that has been published by leading outlets

  • Understanding of or experience in the Development Finance Sector is desirable

    Competencies

  • Strong writing skills

  • Must have a network of business journalists

  • Knowledge of use of standard industry software e.g. publisher

  • Understanding of digital media

  • Must have an eye for news

    Application Procedure

  • Interested persons should send or deliver their applications and academic documents which shall include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact
    addresses of 3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori
    Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road.

    Closing date

  • 7th February 2020

    How to Apply

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