Communications Officer Jobs – Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title:      Communications Officer
Organization: Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Communications Officer
 
About US:
The Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda is mandated to regulate, supervise, monitor and
control the business of Insurance in Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Communications Officer will increase the Authority’s visibility on all social
media platforms. This involves but not limited to gathering, editing and
publishing social media content that meets Authority’s objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead on ensuring that Authority’s social media platforms are updated
    with relevant, accurate information and content aimed at creating
    awareness following best practices (with regards to design, usability and
    accessibility) and presenting the Authority’s mission, vision and goals
    clearly.
  • Contribute to the creation of content strategy, helping to identify
    the most compelling ‘stories’, articles and most effective ways of
    communicating Authority’s work via digital channels.
  • To keep the Authority’s audience/public updated on the new
    developments in the insurance industry and how they are beneficial to
    them.
  • Ensure that social media platforms (Facebook, twitter and website
    discussion boards on the website are up to date in order to boost
    interactivity.
  • Grow audience and traffic for the Authority’s website and make it a
    one stop center for all insurance related information the public requires
    and thus grow the number of followers on all Authority’s social platforms
    like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedln among others in building
    relationships and sharing information.
  • Actively promote the Authority’s activities, developments and public
    awareness campaigns hence increase Authority’s visibility and presence on
    all social media platforms.
  • Monitor, record, evaluate and report on key social media performance
    statistics and successes.
  • Initiate Authority’s multimedia resources, including developing and
    maintaining the photo library and produce digital content to promote
    Authority’s work.
  • Assist the Senior Communication’s Officer in preparing and
    effectively plan and supervise the production of all Information,
    Education & Communication materials like brochures, promotional items,
    photography, and videography, documentaries, reports, articles,
    advertisements etc within the budgets, and seek approvals within agreed
    timeframes;
  • Work closely with to ensure regular and smooth information flow and
    coordination of activities with Communication colleagues.
  • Keep abreast of the latest innovations in digital communications and
    make suggestions for new ways of promoting Authority’s work and messages
    online.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
    Communications Officer job placement must hold a Degree in Mass
    Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or media related studies;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body will be an added
    advantage
  • Three years of experience in digital/social media related work with
    extensive knowledge of the internet and production on other digital
    platforms and how to exploit them.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills coupled with good interpersonal
    relations.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications together
with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least three referees to:
Alhaj Kaddunabbi
Ibrahim,
Lubega Chief
Executive Officer,
Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda,
Plot 5 Kyadondo
Road, Legacy Towers,
Block B, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 22855,
Kampala
ira@ira.go.ug
Email to:
ira@ira.go.ug
Deadline: 16th July 2018
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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