Corporate Affairs Officer Jobs – Uganda Development Bank (UDB)

Organisation: Uganda Development Bank Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Corporate Affairs
About US:
Uganda Development Bank (UDB) is a Development Finance
Institution (DFI) focused on accelerating socio-economic development through
sustainable financial interventions in line with the country’s development
priorities.
Job Summary:   The Corporate Affairs Officer will support
the Corporate Affairs team to implement the UDB Communication and Stakeholder
Engagement Strategy by implementing internal and external media-based
Communication plans. The Corporate Affairs Officer is responsible for promoting
andprotecting the company’s reputation by developing and executing media and
public relations strategies and plans for brand building/innovation, corporate
promotions, internal communications and corporate communications/affairs
initiatives using various media outlets in collaboration with the Corporate
Affairs team
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Prepare press releases, topical news items,
in-house publications and all materials meant for external engagements.
·       
Regularly review trends in the Development
Finance sector space, publish relevant news articles, blogs and social media
articles to influence positive public opinion of UDB
·       
Maintain positive relationships, network with
media industry players to influence pro-business publications and coverage
·       
Prepare, format and submit media content for
publication in compliance with the UDB Brand guidelines
·       
Source and maintain knowledge of publication
opportunities, market the Bank through online presence, organize Corporate
Affairs events such as press briefings, open days, tours and visits
·       
Carry out daily reviews of business-related
stories and articles in the media, flag articles for actioning through
appropriate response to protect the Bank’s image
·       
Prepare briefs, articles and press releases for
internal and external use in line with the Bank’s Communication policy
·       
Collaborate with media houses to acquire
pro-business news lead
·       
Write pro-business pieces, edit and review
company publications that positively position the Bank
·       
Advertising review and media placements
·       
Any other duties assigned by the Corporate
Affairs Manager



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The applicant must hold a Degree in Mass
Communication, Journalism or a related field
·       
A related post-graduate qualification is an
added advantage.
·       
Possession of membership with CIPR or CIM is an
added advantage
·       
A minimum of five years of work experience in
Media and Public Relations
·       
Must have produced content that has been published
by leading outlets
·       
Understanding of or experience in the
Development Finance Sector is desirable
·       
Strong writing skills
·       
Must have a network of business journalists
·       
Knowledge of use of Standard industry software
e.g. publisher
·       
Understanding of digital media
·       
Must have an eye for news
How to Apply:
All Interested candidates  should send or deliver
their applications and academic documents which shall include an up-to-date
curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact addresses of
3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st Floor Wing
B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Deadline: 12th February 2020 at 5:00pm.
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