4 Entry Level Information & Public Education Officer Job Placements – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Information & Public Education Officer
About US:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary
control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
Review the terms and conditions of service,
standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in
Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
Provide such other staff and facilities as are
required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year,
estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the
approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges
available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Information
& Public Education Officer will compile news and information for dissemination
to internal and external publics and prepare news stories/articles on
Parliament for broadcast purposes
Key Duties and
The incumbent will coordinate the research and
documentation functions in the department
Work closely with the public and private
organizations for acquisition of news and information vital for parliamentary
The incumbent will coordinate media relations
and other activities of the media (UPPA) at Parliament, and Produce scripts for
the media houses as may be required
Write articles for publication in newspaper
columns and generate and respond to FAQ’s on the website and other information
Develop radio and television talk show schedules
for the Head of Department
Prepare and provide the content/information for
posting on the Parliament website, and update information on the electronic
notice board
Generate content for brochures and guidebooks as
well as manage the production of the Parliamentary newsletter and other
Prepare information kits for use during public
education programs
Actively engage and monitor social media on
issues concerning the Parliament
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal applicants must hold Honours
Bachelor’s Degrees in Mass Communication, or Communication Studies, or Public
Relations or Journalism, or Arts with Communication and Public Relations
studied as subjects, from a recognized University/Institution
Commendable news writing skills
Excellent oral communication/ public speaking
Good working relations with the local media
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work for long hours with minimum
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated
Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their
academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to
the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or
hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112,
1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December,
2016 by 5:00pm
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