Public Relations Officer Careers – UAP Insurance

Job
Title:       Public Relations Officer
Organisation: UAP
Insurance
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Marketing Manager
About
US:
UAP Holdings
Limited is the pan-African Financial Services
Company with a primary purpose of acting as a holding company for the
various UAP businesses.
The Groups origins in Kenya date back to the 1920’s when Provincial Insurance
Company of East Africa was incorporated. UAP Group embarked on a multi-phased
restructuring plan in 2006 to shift from a traditional non-life insurance
business to a broad-based Insurance and Financial Services Group. UAP Group has
grown into a Pan-African Financial Services Group with a geographical footprint
in six (6) countries namely Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The range of services and products have
grown beyond General Insurance to include Life Assurance, Property Investments,
Fund Management and related Financial Services such as insurance premium
financing, financial advisory and securities brokerage. The Group own UAP
Insurance (U) Limited, the leading insurance company in Uganda.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of planning publicity strategies and
campaigns
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Writing and producing presentations and press
releases
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Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press,
and related organisations
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Responsible for organising promotional events such
as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits Speaking
publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations
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Providing clients with information about new
promotional opportunities and current PR campaigns progress
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In charge of analysing media coverage
.commissioning or undertaking relevant market research
·        
Work closely with clients, managerial and
journalistic staff about budgets, timescales and objectives Designing, writing
and/or producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, ‘in-house’ Journals,
reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites and promotional videos.
·        
Responsible for filling, records, ensure you have
all material are well label for ease of identification.
·        
Build relationships with style influencers and
tastemakers, with a presence in the fashion industry and community.
Key
Result Areas & Performance Indicators:
·        
Advertising equivalence of 1,000,0000,000 Uganda
Shillings
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A weekly write up in the daily
·        
Communicate with the stakeholder should be within
24 hours
·        
Improve media relation with monthly meeting with
various media houses to discuss the products and services
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should have proven skills, knowledge
and experience in the design and execution marketing, communications and public
relations activities.
·        
Strong creative, strategic, analytical,
organizational and personal sales skills.
·        
Previous experience developing and managing
budgets, and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising
personnel.
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Demonstrated successful experience writing press
releases, making presentations and Negotiating with media.
·        
Awareness of celebrity talent, films and TV
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Sophisticated knowledge of media and track record
in securing favourable publicity
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PR officer skills and abilities:
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Proven ability to illustrate a results-focused
approach and commitment to clients. Experience managing client relationships as
well as day-to-day activities.
·        
Be a multichannel communicator and integrator of
media strategies across several channels, specifically earned, shared and
owned.
·        
A strong team orientation is critical based on the
collaborative culture.
·        
Excellent media and editor relationships.
·        
Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and
changing priorities
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Prior exposure and experience in managing the
design and production of print materials and publications.
·        
Show commitment to working with shared leadership
and in cross-functional teams.
·        
Possess excellent oral and written communications
skills.
·        
Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a
time.
·        
Out-of-town, overnight travel is required.
·        
Excellent analytical thinking skills
·        
Solid knowledge of lifestyle media and
highly-developed skills in building and maintaining media relationships.
·        
Customer service orientation
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High degree of innovation
·        
Good Relationship Building skills
·        
Professional Confidence and
·        
Team working- Actively includes individuals from
all backgrounds in team activities, take time and to understand other
organisation.
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in word
processing, page layout and knowledge in Adobe, illustrator or graphics system
How
to Apply:
All
candidates who wish to join the Insurance industry should send their
applications via Email with an updated CV and cover letter to: The Human
Resources Consultant, liferecruit@uap.co.ug.
Deadline:
22nd January 2016 by 5PM
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