Fresher Public Relations Account Executive Job Opportunities – Urge Uganda Limited

Organization: Urge
Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Urge helps in
expanding the individuals and organisations to perform by cultivating skills
and knowledge that makes them better leaders who are innovative, accountable
and committed to the people they serve.
Job Summary:  The Public Relations Account Executive is
responsible building and maintaining a positive public image for our clients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Write
press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces
·       
Pitch
press releases and feature ideas to relevant media across print, broadcast and
online, to interest them in covering our clients’ stories
·       
Arrange
interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists for clients’
spokespeople – in person or over the phone – and facilitate these meetings
where appropriate
·       
Monitor
media coverage and report results to the wider team and clients
·       
Attend
client events and industry conferences
·       
Handle
clients’ social media accounts such as their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn page
·       
Deliver
analytics reports on social media, reporting on traffic, engagement and
follower figures
·       
Deliver
monthly PR activity reports for clients
·       
Brainstorm
fresh ideas for PR campaigns



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Public relations or English
Literature is required. PR qualifications are a boost as is a membership of
PRAU.  Previous work experience is a
must.
·       
Basic
computer skills, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
·       
Excellent
written and verbal communication skills
·       
Existing
media relations across print, broadcast and online to secure coverage
·       
An
ability to work on strategy as well as day-to-day tasks
·       
Copy
writing skills
·       
Creative
thinker
·       
Deadline-oriented
with great follow-up and reporting skills
·       
Understanding
of social media and solid experience working with bloggers/influencers
·       
Project
and budget management skills
·       
Quick
and enthusiastic learner
·       
Response
well under pressure
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their updated CVs via Email to
info@urgeuganda.co.ug
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