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Senior Marketing Officer Career Jobs – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Marketing
Manager
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:
The Senior Marketing Officer will be tasked with the development,
implementation and evaluation of Uganda’s marketing strategy and the brand plan
and manual to effectively position Uganda as an outstanding destination in the
world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement a marketing strategy approved for
    implementation
  • Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional
    activities
  • Conduct market research to determine market requirements for
    existing and future products
  • Analyze customer research, current market conditions and competitor
    information and advice management
  • Develop and implement marketing plans for new and existing products
  • Expand and develop marketing platforms including social media
    platforms
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activities, results and
    out comes
  • Monitor industry marketing best practices worldwide
  • Create and manage a calendar of events such as webinars, conferences
    and thought leadership contributions
  • Perform any other duty as assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration (Marketing), Marketing, Tourism
  • Must possess a Postgraduate qualification in marketing.
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Must have at least Five (5) years’ experience in a marketing
    department of a large and successful private or public organization with
    two (2) years at senior officer level.
  • Technical marketing skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Coordination skills
  • Analytic skills
  • Creativity
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Team building
  • Digital marketing skills 
  • Experience with computers, presentations,
    spreadsheets and online or social media marketing.
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB),
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
House,
P.O. Box 7211
Kampala,
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
NB: Please
note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification.
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