Uganda Development Bank Corporate Affairs Officer Jobs
Uganda Development Bank Corporate Affairs Officer JobsSubjectJob 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.
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.
All UDB Departments
Media partners, Advertising Agency and UDB
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
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
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
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.
7th February 2020
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