Communications Officer (Fresh Graduate Jobs) – Ministry of Education and Sports

Job Title:       Communications
Officer (Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Ministry
of Education and Sports

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Job Ref: Graduate
Recruitment Exercise (GRE) 

Reports to: Senior
Communications Officer

Reference: HRM

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Developing and implementing public relations concepts for creating a
    positive image of the Ministry, i.e. building a good rapport with the
    media houses;
  • Creating and managing information flow with the media houses and the
    general public;
  • Ensuring positive customer care attitudes between the Ministry
    leadership, Ministry staff at all levels and the public;
  • Gathering and evaluating information and public opinions and working
    out strategies for countering adverse ones;
  • Providing information to Senior Information Scientist for the
    Ministry’s Website and Publications;
  • Developing and managing editorial and publication of the Ministry’s
    Bulletin in liaison with the Senior Assistant Secretary and the Ministry’s
    Editorial Board;
  • Regularly coming up with proposals, issues/press releases, write
    ups, articles, open letters and other media releases that correct wrong
    impressions and promote the Ministry’s image;
  • Coordinating the placement of the Ministry’s adverts in the media;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s
    Degree in Mass Communication, or Journalism, or Public Relations from a
    recognized University.
  • Ethics and integrity; interpersonal, communication and computer
    skills; ability to adapt to multi cultural settings; effective
    organizational and planning skills; time management skills; technical
    skills; report writing skills; negotiation skills; capacity for teamwork;
    innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.
  • Age: Below 21

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently
available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. 

Applicants are
advised to: –

  • Apply ONLINE;
  • Scan, attach and submit on-line recent
    passport size photograph and relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level,
    Degree Transcript and Certificate only);
  • Each attachment must not exceed a limit
    of 1MB and only portable documents  format (PDF) is allowed;

Application Process:

  • Visit the website, Click Here
  • Click and Register as a new User to
    create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data
    moving downwards).
  • If you already have an account, simply
    sign in and update your profile.
  • Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in
    the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.
  • Click on the job from the list of
    advertised jobs.
  • View the job details and click apply.
  • Review your application and submit.
  • You can only apply for a maximum of two
    (2) posts.

Deadline: 17th June 2019 by Midnight

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