Public Relations Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Industrial Research Institute


Reporting to the Communications & Marketing Manager, the position holder will help to generate a favourable brand image for the institute as well as ensuring that objectives are achieved in line with the institute’s mandate.

Key responsibilities:

• Participate in planning, developing and Implementing the PR strategy and internal communications.

• Writing and editing in-house magazines, publicity brochures, case studies, information for web sites, articles and reports

• Update, maintain and manage the institute’s website in collaboration with the communications and marketing manager.

• Liaising with media people, stakeholders, vendors, and other partners.

• Support internal staff and help the marketing team design innovative communications and marketing strategies.

• Organising promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits

Qualifications and skills required:

Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication with a minimum experience of 3 years in media and public relations. Superior written and verbal communication skills, Ability to think out of the box, a self-starter, Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, pay attention to details and handle a variety of responsibilities efficiently and effectively.

How to Apply:
 Successful candidates will start work immediately

• Only short listed candidates will be contacted

• Application letters with typed copies of their CV’s and cover letters should be addressed to:

Executive Director,

Uganda Industrial Research Institute,

Plot 42A Mukabya Road, Nakawa Industrial Area

P.O Box 7086, Kampala.

The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, 26th November, 2012 at 4:30 pm.

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012


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