Senior Public Relations Officer Jobs – Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Job Title: Senior Public Relations Officer

Organisation: Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Secretary-General


About US:

Founded in 2001, the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), is an indigenous, national faith-based organization uniting efforts of religious institutions to jointly address issues of common concern. IRCU is constituted by; the Roman Catholic Church (RCC), the Church of the Province of Uganda (Church Of Uganda-COU), the Uganda Orthodox Church (UOC), the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC), the Seventh-day Adventist Uganda Union (SDAUU), the Born Again Faith in Uganda (BAF) and the National Alliance of Pentecostal and Evangelical Churches in Uganda (NAPECU). Similarly, IRCU works with other religious organizations, namely the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i, the Methodist and Lutheran Churches.


Job Summary: To provide overall leadership to the Communications and Public Relations function of the Organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To represent the Communications and International Relations Office in strategic fora in IRCU and beyond.
  • To assist in strategic planning, budgeting, implementation, accountability, and reporting on Communications and International Relations.
  • To oversee the implementation of IRCU’s Communications Policy.
  • To monitor and review the coverage of the organization in the media through press conferences, articles, press releases, radio, and T.V. programs.
  • To take lead in the development and implementation of Communication Strategies and plans in collaboration with the programmes.
  • To serve as secretariat to the office of the Secretary-General in all communications fora of IRCU.
  • To write news articles, reports and periodicals
  • Supervise staff, assess performance and identify training needs, and recommend appropriate training.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Journalism from a reputable institution.
  • At least five years of work experience in Public Relations in a reputable organization three (2) of which must be at a supervisory level.
  • Qualifications in graphics and design will be an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills
  • Self-confidence, drive, competence, and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task Creativity, imagination, and initiative
  • Good teamwork, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs
  • The ability to think strategically, for planning successful Public Relations campaigns
  • Computer literacy


How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, one of whom should have been a direct supervisor. You are required to submit a letter of recommendation from a religious leader of your place of worship.


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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 31st May 2022 at 5:00pm


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