Corporate Affairs Officer Job Placement – National Council of Sports (NCS)

Job Title:       Corporate Affairs Officer
Organization: National
Council of Sports (NCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: General
About US:
National Council of Sports
(NCS) is a statutory organisation that was established in 1964, to among other
things; Develop, Promote and Control all forms of sports in the country.
Job Summary:   The Corporate Affairs officer will be
responsible for strategically positioning and enhancing the corporate image of
NCS through consistent, clear and effective internal and external
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing,
    planning and implementing Corporate plans for the Council
  • Writing
    and editing speeches, articles, reports, and any other information for the
    website and press releases.
  • Preparing
    and supervising the production of publicity materials.
  • Maintaining
    an updated website with current information, publications, new stories,
    and success stories.
  • Managing
    the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation or reputation risk.
  • Support
    internal staff and the marketing team design innovative communication and
    marketing strategies.
  • Overseeing
    the flow of information between and among NCS stakeholders.
  • Handling
    publicity and media relations.
  • Responsible
    for building and maintaining the good image and reputation of the Council.
  • Soliciting
    and monitoring feedback from stakeholders and the general public.
  • Organizing
    relevant events that include press conferences, media breakfast and tours.
  • Collating
    and analyzing media coverage.
  • Perform
    research as a way of ascertaining public opinion and understanding public
    attitudes towards NCS.
  • Ensuring
    that the NCS website is effectively utilized to support the business
    objectives of NCS.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Degree in
    Mass Communication or Journalism from a recognized Institution.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in public
    relations, media, and communication will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to a professional public relations body.
  • Three
    years of working experience in Public Relations management in a
    reputable organization.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Negotiation skills,
  • Team work,
  • Report writing skills
  • Attention to details,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Knowledge of sports regulations.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications accompanied with copies of
academic certificates, transcripts, and a detailed CV indicating names of three
referees by hand delivery to the address below;
The General Secretary,
National Council of Sports
Lugogo Sports Complex,
P.O Box 20077 Kampala, Uganda.
Envelopes should clearly be marked “Application for the post of
Corporate Affairs Officer.” Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 5:00 PM
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