Uganda Road Fund Corporate Communications Officer Jobs

Uganda Road Fund Corporate Communications Officer Jobs


Main Purpose:

  • To implement URF communications strategy in line with the Fund’s corporate Business Plan.
    Prepare press briefs and conferences, newsletter, brochures, media advertisements, interviews on
    TV and Radio and other public communications for the Fund including management of the social
    media platforms.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Manage the Internal communication

  • Develop and manage URF Public Relations Program to ensure that stakeholders and the general public are informed of the purpose, activities, limitations and achievements of the fund.

  • Prepare regular (monthly and quarterly) and adhoc performance reports for Executive Director.

  • Prepare speeches for the Executive Director, the board and other speakers for presentation
    at URF and related occasions.

    Manage External communication

  • Prepare press briefs and conferences, newsletter, brochures, media advertisements, interviews on TV and Radio and other public communications for the fund.

  • Manage URF’S participation in external events (i.e. trade shows and exhibition).

  • Ensure access to information by authorized persons /agencies related to the activities of
    the fund in including performance against published benchmarks.

  • Provide updated and accurate general and technical information to the Fund’s website.

  • Publicize activities and achievements of road Fund.

  • Handle inquiries and complaints from the public including initiating responses to such
    complaints in Consultation with the Executive Director.

  • Develop program and activities aimed at strengthening URF’S image and corporate brand.

  • Undertake other functions and duties that may be delegated to the position from time
    to time.

    Person Specifications and Experience:

  • A degree in Mass communications, Public relations or relevant field and have at least 5
    years’ experience in developing and managing corporate program communications in a reputable organization, preferably in the transport/roads sub-sector or donor funded projects.

  • A post graduate qualification in Mass communication, Public relations or related field is desirable. Membership to a professional body is an added advantage.

  • Understanding of principles of corporate communications and media relations.

  • Ability to conduct research and prepare reports.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and demonstrate capacity to develop and manage corporate and programme communications.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and work effectively under pressure.

  • Ability to effectively organize and manage events.

  • Extensive experience with computer applications Microsoft office and experience with social media including Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, and Flicker.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Road Fund Corporate Communications Officer Jobs


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