2 No Experience Information Officer – Features’ Writer Job Opportunities – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Information Officer
About US:
The Parliamentary
Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
  • Appoint, promote and exercise
    disciplinary control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
  • Review the terms and conditions of
    service, standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding
    office in Parliament;
  • Provide a Parliamentary reporting
  • Provide such other staff and facilities
    as are required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
  • To cause to be prepared in each
    financial year, estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next
    financial year; and
  • Make recommendations to Parliament, or
    with the approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and
    privileges available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary:
The Information Officer – Featurers Writer will generate and analyse
information for reporting; and write stories for the Parliamentary Radio.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing subject/story ideas on topical issues
  • Conduct research on topical issues
  • Tasked with writing and submitting scripts in conformity with the
    house style and deadlines
  • Work closely with producers to develop scripts for broadcast
  • Review audio after production and before broadcast
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honors Degree in Mass Communication or
    Journalism with a bias in Broadcasting OR a Bachelor’s degree with a
    Diploma in Mass communication or Journalism
  • Good news writing skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating
two referees; and certified copies of their academic certificates and
transcripts. The applications should be addressed to the Secretary,
Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or hand delivered
to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112, 1st Floor,
South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 15th June 2018.
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