Senior Public Relations Officer Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Corporate
Communications Manager
Job Ref:
NEMA/ADV/EXT/37/2017
About US:
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established
under the National Environment Act Cap. 153 to promote and ensure sound
environmental management practices for sustainable development in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior
Public Relations Officer will support the public relation function of the
Authority.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develop and implement NEMA’s public
    relations and communications strategy;
  • Support management to realize strong
    Authority related public relations activities e.g. launches and external
    Programme support;
  • Arrange and coordinate NEMA involvement in
    supporting activities that promote NEMA public relations;
  • Organize and manage Authority in – house
    activities such as sports, exhibitions and shows, stakeholder gatherings
    and other open days;
  • Conduct research on effectiveness of NEMA
    public relations campaigns and programmes and design appropriate
    advertising material for publication in the media;
  • Work closely with the media in preparing
    Press Releases, arranging Press Conferences, supplements and Press Briefs
    of NEMA programs and activities as and when they arise 
  • Quickly respond to all media queries about
    NEMA;
  • Actively participate in development of
    promotional material for publication in liaison with the Department of
    Environmental Education;
  • Prepare and host interactive talk shows ;
  • Arrange NEMA external functions such as
    parties and exhibitions.
  • Participate in preparing relevant
    information and updating NEMA website.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Senior
    Public Relations Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following: Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Communication,
    Education or any other related field.
  • Possession
    of Master’s degree in any of the above.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ work
    experience; 2 of which must have been in public relations in journalism,
    corporate communication, education or public relations.
  • Capacity
    to work with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good
    reporting skills;
  • Ability
    to work independently and with strong organizational and planning
    skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their hand
written applications together with copies of certificates/ testimonials and
detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-
The Executive Director,
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA),
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 22255, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 18th
September 2017

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