Fresher Public Relations Officer Jobs – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Public Relations Officer
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop schedules for press conferences,
    talk shows and press reception with media houses.
  • Produce multimedia content on the
    Bureau’s activities and other materials to promote a positive image of the
  • Produce annual company newsletters,
    brochures, calendars and posters
  • Assist in developing and implementing
    strategies for branding and marketing the bureau services.
  • Organize events including press
    conferences, exhibitions, publicity workshops, etc.
  • Offer support in the preparation of the
    production of UNBS publicity materials i.e. brochures, handouts, website
    content, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and
    multimedia programmes.
  • Actively promote the institution through
    use of online marketing tools
  • Perform any other duties as required by
    your supervisor in relation to the approved work plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Public
    Relations Officer job opportunity should hold an Honour’s Degree in Mass
    communication, Public Relations and Management, Journalism, B. Commerce or
    any other related field from a reputable university/Institution
  • Membership to a professional body is an
    added advantage.
  • Two years of work experience in relevant
    field of operation preferably in a reputable organisation.
  • Should have excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills both written and verbal, proactive, and a team player
    with ability to work under pressure and meet the requirements of the job.
  • Excellent independent judgment and
    decision-making skills
  • Computer literacy skills i.e.
    proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications
  • Age: Between 25 and 35 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and
    national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 7th March 2019 by 5:00pm
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