Fresher Communications Officer (Digital Platforms) Job Opportunities – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Organization: Institute
of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Communications
Ref: OCE002/07/18
About US:
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy
body in Uganda, established by the Accountants Act. The Institute also has a
mandate to conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda. The
Institute is mandated to also:
  • Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
  • Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising
    accountants in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Communications Officer (Digital
Platforms)  will play a key role in
enhancing digital and social media communication of the Institute.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Creates content for digital media including infographics, images,
    videos, blogs and podcasts.
  • The Communications Officer (Digital Platforms) supports the creation
    of engaging and authentic digital media.
  • Manages web content including soliciting, originating, editing and
    updating the website.
  • Coordinates with communications team to improve website’s key
    performance indicators.
  • Manages and updates content for social media sites.
  • Creates, manages and distributes electronic publications.
  • Provides input and supports the Institute’s broader communication
  • Carries out any other duties as requested by the Head of

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ICPAU Communications Officer (Digital
    Platforms) must hold a Degree in English, Communications, Journalism,
    Digital Media, Marketing or other relevant fields 
  • Previous experience in recording, researching, writing, editing and
    producing well executed communication.
  • Ability to create digital and online communication including
    creating infographics, graphic design skills and basic videography
    including editing.
  • Experience in working with content management systems and
    applications in the delivery of website, digital and social media
  • Highly developed written and oral communications.
  • Advanced computer literacy across a range of applications.
  • A passion for influential communications complemented by outstanding
    writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex concepts and translate them into
    engaging campaigns.
  • Ability to think creatively in a changing media environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong journalistic and editorial skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified applicants should write to the address below describing how they
qualify for the position quoting the Job Reference Numbers above. Only selected
candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least
two previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail
addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents quoting the
job reference number to the address below or by email.
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street,
P. O. Box 12464,
Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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