Fresher Social Media & PR Executive Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group of Companies

Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/SM&PRE/20/07/2018
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Marketing Manager
About US:
The Mukwano Group of
Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in
the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in
soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care
products and plastics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with developing and implementing a social media strategy
    under guideline of Marketing Manager
  • Monitor the social talks about any positive or negative feedback
    about the Company and then follow up with relevant feedback. Encourage
    individuals for positive feedback and try to appease unhappy customers.
  • Updating social media sites – website, social platform pages like
    You Tube, Face book, Twitter etc. on a daily basis with timely and
    positive message representing our mission, vision and core values.
  • Monitoring trends and encouraging adoption of social media tools.
  • Monitoring the social talks on all types of media (electronic, print
    etc) and report any information about the company.
  • Develop brand and industry related stories, news items and tips from
    internal and external sources for posting on website and social media
  • Implementing and overseeing social media campaigns.
  • Write interesting articles or blog postings on topics relevant to
    the Company or industry, identifying and developing blog posts, recruiting
    and developing other bloggers and blog editors.
  • Measure the effectiveness of different social media channels manager
    using tools like twitter counter, Google analytics etc. to measure click –
    through and traffic activity.
  • Engage in industry conferences, chats, blogs, wikis, video sharing
    etc. to promote corporate messaging and increase brand awareness.
  • Provide feedback on public opinions, complaints and conversations
    surrounding the brand in the public sphere.
  • Educate staff on the importance of social media; promote social
    media activities internally as well as the implementation of new
    technologies and campaigns.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mukwano Social Media & PR Executive
    job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Information
    Technology or any other related field.
  • Two years of work experience in managing social media channels,
    maintaining and designing websites.
  • Ability to work independently, effective communication skills,
    excellent customer care skills, sound decision making skills and ability
    to work in the field.
  • Integrity, flexible, good interpersonal and problem solving skills.
    Should have a positive attitude, results focused, creative, innovative,
    can work for long hours under pressure with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with Mukwano Group should send their applications with copies of
academic credentials, testimonials, L.C1 letter, National ID and detailed
Curriculum Vitae indicating contact details of three (3) referees should to be
sent via post or hand delivered to: The Human Resource Department, Mukwano
Group of Companies, P.O. Box 2671, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can
also be sent to: Please clearly quote the job
reference as subject of your E-mail. Attachments should not exceed 2 MB.
Deadline: 31st July 2018
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
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