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
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:
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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