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

Job Title:       Corporate Affairs Officer
Organization: National
Council of Sports (NCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: General
Secretary
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
communication.
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
(NCS),
Lugogo Sports Complex,
P.O Box 20077 Kampala, Uganda.
NB:
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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