Communications Officer Job at KCCA

 

Post: 

Communications Officer Anchor

Reference Number: 

Ref: DPHE/06/2019

Number of Vacancies: 

01

Salary Scale: 

KCCA 7

Contract Period: 

One Year (Subject to Renewal once based on bi-annual work appraisal)

Duty Station: 

KCCA, City Hall (with frequent field visits)

Reports to: 

CWIS Programme Manager

Minimum Qualification and Working Experience required:

Academic Qualifications:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in either Mass Communication (Public Relations option), Journalism or any other related course from a recognized University or Institution of higher learning.
  2. Specialized training in Public Relations or Journalism is an added advantage

Experience:

A minimum of two (2) consecutive years working experience in Communication and Media/Public Relations in Government or from a reputable organization.

Competencies (Technical and Behavioral)

  1. A minimum of two (2) consecutive years working experience in Communication and Media/Public Relations in Government or from a reputable organization.
  2. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing public relation programs.
  3. Demonstrated ability to market corporate brands
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of the media industry
  5. Excellent communication skills (Oral and written)
  6. Knowledge of 2 other commonly used languages in the City.

Key Result Areas:

  1. Coordinating Media activities and dissemination of information to the public through print and electronic media.
  2. Execute the program’s communication campaigns, i.e. Above-The-Line (mass media) communication, and Social Media Communication campaigns.
  3. Facilitating the flow of information to all relevant stakeholders in line with the Authority guidelines.
  4. Identifying and establishing relevant and beneficial media partnerships with different stakeholders for the Programme.
  5. Coordinating press conferences and facilitate the distribution of information and materials to the press.
  6. Develop articles, success stories and lessons learnt during implementation of the program activities, and ensure that regular publications (case studies, project updates, newsletters, e.t.c) are printed, and updated in a timely and consistent manner.
  7. Providing professional communication and public relations advice on best practice in the implementation of Programme campaigns in the media in line with KCCA guidelines.

Directorate of Administration and Human Resources Management
Plot 1-3 Apollo Kaggwa Road P.O Box 7010 Kampala – Uganda. City Hall building

  1. Indicate the Reference Number on your APPLICATION FORM
  2. DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE AND ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS.
  3. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Source:https://www.kcca.go.ug/employment-opportunities#CO

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