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Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Senior Public Relations Officer

Kampala, Uganda

Farm Radio International (FRI)

Platform Trainer

Kampala, Uganda

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Sunmaker Energy Uganda

Telecommunication Technician (Optical Fiber)

Uganda

Closing: May 31, 2022

14 days remaining

Published: May 11, 2022 (6 days ago)

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Job Purpose:                     

 To provide overall leadership to the Communications and Public Relations function of the Organization.

Required Qualifications and experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Journalism from a reputable institution.
  2. At least 5 years of work experience in Public Relations in a reputable organization three (2) of which must be at a supervisory level.
  3. Qualifications in graphics and design will be an added advantage

Required Competence

  1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills
  2. Self-confidence, drive, competence, and a willingness to learn
  3. Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task Creativity, imagination, and initiative
  4. Good teamwork, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  5. Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs
  6. The ability to think strategically, for planning successful Public Relations campaigns
  7. Computer literacy



Responsibilities

Job Purpose:                     

 To provide overall leadership to the Communications and Public Relations function of the Organization.

Required Qualifications and experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Journalism from a reputable institution.
  2. At least 5 years of work experience in Public Relations in a reputable organization three (2) of which must be at a supervisory level.
  3. Qualifications in graphics and design will be an added advantage

Required Competence

  1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills
  2. Self-confidence, drive, competence, and a willingness to learn
  3. Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task Creativity, imagination, and initiative
  4. Good teamwork, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  5. Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs
  6. The ability to think strategically, for planning successful Public Relations campaigns
  7. Computer literacy



  1. To represent the Communications and International Relations Office in strategic fora in IRCU and beyond.
  2. To assist in strategic planning,         budgeting,       implementation, accountability, and reporting on Communications and International Relations.
  3. To oversee the implementation of IRCU’s Communications Policy.
  4. To monitor and review the coverage of the organization in the media through press conferences, articles, press releases, radio, and T.V. programs.
  5. To take lead in the development and implementation of Communication Strategies and plans in collaboration with the programmes.
  6. To serve as secretariat to the office of the Secretary-General in all communications fora of IRCU.
  7. To write news articles, reports and periodicals
  8. Supervise staff, assess performance and identify training needs, and recommend appropriate training.


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