PR Jobs – Public Relations Officer at Bringing Being into Business (BBB)

Job Title:    Public
Relations Officer
Organisation: Bringing Being
into Business (BBB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Bringing Being
Into Business (BBB) is a Management Consulting, Training and Event management
organization. We deliver team building retreats, conferences and have a range
of training modules. We specialize in strategic planning, resource mobilisation,
change management, HR consulting, project management, organizational
strengthening and performance management. Some of us our clients include MTN,
Belgium Technical Cooperation, Knight Frank, Grant Thornton, USAID, Uganda Aids
Commission, International Medical Group, Vodafone and the Britannia Group. BBB
specializes in enhancing the performance and productivity of client’s work
force and empowering organizations’ to deliver real change. They would like to
recruit for a valuable client, a well-established manufacturing company
situated in Uganda, Kampala.
Job Summary: The Public
Relations Officer will be in charge of preparing and supervising the production
of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos,
photographs, films.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Collating and analysing media coverage Planning,
developing and implementing PR strategies
·        
Working closely with colleagues and key spokespeople
·        
The incumbent will be liaising with and answering
enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations, often via telephone
and email
·        
In charge of researching, writing and distributing
press releases to targeted media
·        
Writing and editing in-house magazines, case
studies, speeches, articles and annual reports
·        
Preparing and supervising the production of
publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos,
photographs, films and multimedia programs
·        
Devising and coordinating photo opportunities
·        
Organising events including press conferences,
exhibitions, open days and press tours
·        
Maintaining and updating information on the
organisation’s website; 
·        
Managing and updating information and engaging with
users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook 
·        
In charge of commissioning market research
·        
Fostering community relations through events such as
open days and through involvement in community initiatives
·        
Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis
situation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a relevant
degree qualification in PR, Mass communication from a well-known institute
·        
The Public Relations Officer should have at least
five years of PR experience
·        
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·        
Broad working knowledge of the Ugandan market and
proven work experience in cultural context of East Africa
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in MS Power point
and Word, internet and email
How to Apply: 
The applicants
are encouraged to send their applications with updated CVs and covering letters
to recruitment@bbbusiness.org. The attached documents should not exceed 2 MB in
size.  Please indicate the position title
in the subject box of your email application. Please DO NOT send academic
transcripts via email.
Deadline: 4th December, 2015
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