Fresher Social Media and Public Relations Executive Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group of Companies

Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/SMPRE/15/01/2018
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Marketing
About US:
The Mukwano Group of Companies
is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great
Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible
cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing
    and implementing a social media strategy under guideline of Marketing
  • Monitor
    the social talks about any positive or negative feedback about the Company
    and then follow up with relevant feedback. Encourage individuals for
    positive feedback and try to appease unhappy customers.
  • The
    Social Media and Public Relations Executive will be updating social media
    sites – website, social platform pages like You Tube, Facebook, Twitter
    etc. on a daily basis with timely and positive message representing our
    mission, vision and core values.
  • Tasked
    with monitoring trends and encouraging adoption of social media tools.
  • Monitoring
    the social talks on all types of media (electronic, print etc) and report
    any information about the company.
  • Develop
    brand and industry related stories, news items and tips from internal and
    external sources for posting on website and social media pages.
  • Tasked
    with implementing and overseeing social media campaigns.
  • Write
    interesting articles or blog postings on topics relevant to the Company or
    industry, identifying and developing blog posts, recruiting and developing
    other bloggers and blog editors.
  • Measure
    the effectiveness of different social media channels manager using tools
    like twitter counter, Google analytics etc. to measure click – through and
    traffic activity.
  • Engage
    in industry conferences, chats, blogs, wikis, video sharing etc. to
    promote corporate messaging and increase brand awareness.
  • Provide
    feedback on public opinions, complaints and conversations surrounding the
    brand in the public sphere.
  • Educate
    staff on the importance of social media; promote social media activities
    internally as well as the implementation of new technologies and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Mukwano Social Media and Public Relations Executive job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing,
    Information Technology or any other related field.
  • At
    least two years of related work experience in managing social media
    channels, maintaining and designing websites.
  • Ability
    to work independently, effective communication skills, excellent customer
    care skills, sound decision making skills and ability to work in the
  • Integrity,
    flexible, good interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Should
    have a positive attitude, results focused, creative, innovative, can work
    for long hours under pressure with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with Mukwano Group should send their applications with copies of academic
credentials, testimonials, L.C 1 letter, National ID and detailed Curriculum
Vitae indicating contact details of three (3) referees should to be sent via
post or hand delivered to: The Human Resource Department, Mukwano Group of
Companies, P. O. Box 2671, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can also be
sent to: Please clearly quote the job reference as
subject of your E-mail. Attachments should not exceed 2 MB.
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
Deadline: 27th January 2018
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