PR & Marketing Officer Job Placement – Kampala Hospital

Organisation: Kampala
Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Human Resources Manager
About
US:
Kampala Hospital is a privately owned hospital that was established in
2007. Our mandate was and is to bring non-existent services to the countries
that were often sought by many people who frequently moved abroad to seek
quality medical care.
Job Summary: The PR
& Marketing Officer will primarily be responsible for formulation and
implementation of strategies to meet the performance goals in areas of business
development, portfolio quality, PR & Communications plans and initiatives
that promote a positive image of Kampala Hospital.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for building, maintaining and managing the brand and reputation of KHL
  • Write
    and edit press released, in-house newsletter, speeches and articles.
  • Maintain
    and update information on KHL’s website.
  • In
    charge of the preparation and supervision of the production of publicity
    brochures, hand-outs, direct mail leaflets, promotional items, photographs
    and annual reports.
  • Participates
    in the company’s business planning and development
  • Manage
    day to day PR issues as well as long range goals and achievements.
  • The
    incumbent will develop tactics to better inform the public of those goals
    and achievements.
  • Speak
    in public presentations, press conferences, radio and TV interviews or
    meetings.
  • Responsible
    for developing and maintaining good working relations with the media
    including national newspapers, magazines, radio and television.
  • Event
    organization and management.
  • Build
    community relations, through events such as open days and involvement in
    community initiatives.
  • Leads
    and manages all marketing activities related to market research, analysis,
    promotion and the solicitation of prospect customers.
  • In
    charge of collecting information on up-coming projects in the country with
    the aim of turning them into good business prospects for the company.
  • Carries
    out market and production research studies and prepares reports to
    management on how to improve profitability.
  • Initiate
    and plan Public Relations campaigns; defining goals, analyzing problems
    and opportunities; liaising with management and clients both (internal and
    external).
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    PR & Marketing Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing,
    Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Communication or the equivalent
  • At
    least four to five years’ experience preferably in a hospital environment
  • Excellent
    communications skills (Written, Oral & Presentation)
  • Fluency
    in written and spoken English
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office (High Level)
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who know that they
meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position,
should send an application letter, an updated CV that provides details of the
applicant’s specific qualification (copies of their “Academic Transcripts”) and
in addition MUST include details of present position, current remuneration and
contacts of three professional referees. Send your application using courier,
hand delivery or e-mail to the following address: hr@kampalahospital.com.
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject
line when applying by email.
Deadline: 14th August,
2015

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