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,
Uganda

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:  

·       
Create
innovative and engaging public relations and media campaigns.

·       
Write,
edit and review all media content and press releases.

·       
Handle
any PR related issue that may arise.

·       
Regularly
submit PR reports.

·       
Establish
an internal communications strategy in conjunction with HMCC.

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

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

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

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

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

·       
At least
two years of relevant experience.

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

·       
Excellent
writing and editing skills.

·       
Presentation
skills.

·       
Social
media skills.

·       
Developed
understanding of needs of media and public audiences.

·       
Languages:
Proficiency in English is required.

 

How to Apply:

All interested staff
should send their CV, application letter and copies of academic certificates to
ubaugandahr@ubagroup.com addressed to;

 

Head of Human
Capital

United Bank for
Africa

Plot 2, Jinja Road

Kampala, Uganda.

 

Deadline: 19th March 2021

 

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