Fresher Public Relations Assistant Job Opportunities – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:      Public Relations Assistant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: College
About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker
Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker
Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history
from 1913-1997. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and
Responsible for implementing the approved
University Communications and Marketing Strategy at BBUC.
Liaising with and responding to inquiries from
media, colleagues, key spokespeople individuals and organizations, often via
telephone and email.
Researching, writing and distributing press
release for targeted media.
Tasked with collating and analyzing media
Writing and editing in-house magazines, case
studies, speeches, articles and annual reports.
In charge of preparing and supervising the
production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional
videos, photographs, films and multi-media programmes etc.
Devising and coordinating photo opportunities.
Organizing events including press conferences,
exhibitions, open days and press tours.
Maintaining and updating information on the
website and online media platforms.
Promote an adherence to UCU branding guidelines
in all documentations and publications.
Perform any other official duties as may be
assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or a relevant degree with Public
Relations option from a recognized institution of higher learning.
One year of experience performing similar tasks
in a reputable organization.
Excellent computer skills.
He/she should be enthusiastic, able to take
initiative and resourceful.
Ability to work under pressure and have good
interpersonal skills.
Membership to a professional association will be
of an added advantage.
Must be a mature and committed Christian of high
 How to Apply:
All prospective employees are encouraged to send two (2) copies of an
application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated
Curriculum Vitae and two references (Leadership & Pastoral). Please also
attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and
transcripts.  All online applications
must be sent in one PDF attachment.
Send to:
The Manager of Human Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: Friday, 27th October
2017 by 5:00pm
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