Public Relations Supervisor Career Opportunity – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organisation: National
Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Public
Relations Manager
About NFA:
The National Forestry Authority
(NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree
Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development
and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical
support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.
Job Summary: The NFA
Public Relations Supervisor is responsible for supporting the (PR) Unit in
developing and/or implementing National Forestry Authority’s (NFA’s) corporate
communication strategy. This is geared to adequately communicate with and
pro-actively engage partners to foster a good image and support towards
implementation of NFA’s mandate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist
    the Public Relations Manager in availing publishable information to reporters
    through issuing press releases and managing press conferences.
  • Send
    and submit timely reports of workshops, exhibitions and other out-
    door/interactive events.
  • Prepare
    and publish positive monthly media Articles (and or pictures) on topical
    issues about the activities on NFA.
  • Keenly
    track and keep a log of proposals submitted for NFA’s consideration by
    media firms, advertising agencies and publishers.
  • Avail
    timely feed-back to media firms, advertising agencies and publishers about
    the status of such proposals.
  • Technically
    support the PR Manager in preparing media messages for special NFA
    (Government) occasions, anniversaries and events.
  • Intuitively
    review and up-date a data-base of NFA’s stakeholders.
  • Support
    the PR Manager in gathering and preparing information for the NFA website.
  • Technically
    support the PR Manager and Marketing Manager in preparing and placing
    media adverts for NFA’s products and services.
  • Perform
    any other relevant duties as assigned by the PR Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned NFA career placement should a
    Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, journalism or any other degree
    plus a post graduate diploma in journalism or mass communication.
    Possession of a post graduate training is an added advantage
  • At
    least two years working experience in public relations in a big and busy
    organisation.
  • Excellent
    communication and advocacy skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, copies
of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae
giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience,
present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone
contacts to the address below;
Executive Director,
Plot10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6 or 0414 –
230365/9
Deadline: 9th January 2015

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