Fresher Communications Officer Job Opportunities – United Bank for Africa (UBA)


Job Title:    Communications Officer
(Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: United
Bank for Africa (UBA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Head
Marketing and Corporate Communications


About US:

United Bank for
Africa (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations
in twenty (20) countries and three (3) global financial centers: London, Paris
and New York. UBA has evolved into a Pan-African, provider of banking and
related financial services through diverse channels globally. United Bank for
Africa Uganda represents UBA’s pioneer country activities in the East and
Southern African sub-region. With a growing network of branches and ATMs across
the country, the bank continues to expand the retail and commercial playing
field in Uganda by delivering unique financial products and solutions.


Job Summary:  The Communications Officer through various
initiatives will promote the bank’s brand, activities and products both
internally and externally. They will act as a liaison between the organization,
the public, and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

innovative and engaging public relations and media campaigns.

edit and review all media content and press releases.

any PR related issue that may arise.

submit PR reports.

an internal communications strategy in conjunction with HMCC.

organisational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to
employees and stakeholders.

edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such
as a staff intranet, monthly magazine or regular email bulletin.

messages or scripts for senior executives for presentation to employees in
written or spoken form.

the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect
organisational perception and reputation.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Communications Officer job should hold a Degree in Mass
Communications or Marketing.

At least
two years of relevant experience.

in media, journalism, communications, marketing, or in closely related external
relations fields.

writing and editing skills.


media skills.

understanding of needs of media and public audiences.

Proficiency in English is required.


How to Apply:

All interested staff
should send their CV, application letter and copies of academic certificates to addressed to;


Head of Human

United Bank for

Plot 2, Jinja Road

Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 19th March 2021


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