Marketing and Business Development Officer Jobs – Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)

 

Job Title:    Marketing and Business
Development Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

 

About US:

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) evolved from an
animal orphanage set up by the Game Department in 1952 as a sanctuary to care
for; the sick, injured, orphaned wild animals, sometimes confiscated from
illegal wildlife trade. In 1994, under the Trustees Incorporation Act Cap 147,
UWEC was transformed into the Entebbe Zoo. Through the UWEC Act-2015, UWEC is
now a fully-fledged statutory body under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and
Antiquities by the UWEC Act, 2015.

 

The UWEC Act, 2015 mandates UWEC to; undertake Conservation Education,
wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and breeding of endangered animal species among
others.

 

Job Summary:  The Marketing
and Business Development Officer will be responsible for identifying and
developing new business opportunities that support UWEC’s growth strategy.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
and execute a comprehensive marketing and business plan for UWEC

·       
Develop
a business growth strategy for UWEC.

·       
Design,
develop and implement income generating programs for UWEC.

·       
Market
UWEC programs and services to corporates, institutions, schools and the general
public

·       
Develop
fundable business proposals and participate in proposal writing for fundraising
activities.

·       
Contribute
to social media platforms and UWEC website to attract more clients.

·       
Lead the
growth and development of existing and new businesses for UWEC.

·       
Build
and manage relationships with donors, cooperates, Ministries, Departments and
Agencies.

·       
Plan and
organize the special events at UWEC.

·       
Manage
and continuously review existing programs

·       
Performing
any other duties as may be required from time to time by the UWEC management.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Bachelor’s
Degree in Tourism, Marketing, Business Administration from a
reputable/recognized institution and Certificate in Project Planning and
Management will be an added advantage.

·       
Three
years of related experience, two years MUST be from a Tourism, Conservation
facility or service industry

 

How to Apply:

If you fit in any of the above rewarding and exciting positions, please
submit your application together with a CV, copies of relevant academic
documents, personal contacts, names and contacts of three referees. Please,
indicate the position being applied for, attach them in one folder which should
not exceed 25mbs and send to jobs@uwec.ug

 

Address Applications to:

 

The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre

P.O. Box 369, Entebbe. Uganda

 

Deadline: 12th February,2021

 

Please Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted.

 

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