Fresher Public Relations Officer Job Opportunities – SeaOwl Energy Services

 

Job Title:    Public Relations Officer

Organisation: SeaOwl
Energy Services

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

SeaOwl manages the
complete recruitment cycle from sourcing, recruitment, mobilization and
personnel planning for energy customers. It is specialized in highly-skilled
profiles and the underlying activity of designees / staff mainly covers
drilling and off-shore oil rig management. It also provides scalable,
integrated operations & maintenance resources and services covering the
lifecycle of energy assets, as well as tele-operated surveillance and
maintenance services.

 

On behalf of our
Client in the Extractives sector, we are looking for a competent Public
Relations Officer to join our Team at our Clients operations on Site in their
Corporate Affairs Department. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working
professional able to undertake a variety of assigned tasks and work diligently
under pressure.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Public Relations Coordinator
the job holder will be responsible for the following tasks;

·       
Execute
public relations strategies of the company in Block-I to ensure the good image
of the affiliate and the Group

·       
Organise
and supervise the official visits in the operated areas

·       
Contribute
to establishment and maintenance of a media network in the districts of the
operated areas under the supervision of the external communication coordinator

·       
Contribute
to establishment and maintenance of a network of local stakeholders in relation
with the Community Liaison Officers

·       
Liaise
with and answer enquiries from stakeholders such as media, community members
and leaders under the supervision of the Corporate Affairs Manager

·       
Implement
an integrated strategic communication plan to advance the companies
relationship with key stakeholders in the Albertine-Graben region

·       
Organize
and coordinating field visits at Company exploration area

·       
Liaise
with cross functional teams

·       
Promote
and increase the visibility of company activities, policies and initiatives in
the region

·       
Foster
community relations through events such as, meetings, open days and through
involvement in community initiatives, in relation with the Community Liaison
Officers, Tourism Liaison Officers

·       
Develop
and maintain a database of media contacts and manage media engagements in the
regions

·       
Develop
and design key messages to effectively impact the targeted stakeholders
(interpretation, illustrations, choice of medium, leaflets and videos and
others)

·       
Distribute
press releases to targeted audiences

·       
Assigned
other duties that may arise

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in mass communication/public
relations

·       
At least
two years of experience

·       
Knowledge
and ability to write and communicate in English (a must), Alur and/or Luo (an
added advantage)

·       
Ability
to communicate both verbally and written with all levels of staff and
management.

·       
Ability
to live in and adapt to a remote environment.

·       
Excellent
organizational, scheduling and planning skills

·       
Self-confident
and sociable — ability to network effectively.

·       
Proven
experience in dealing with and writing for the media including an interest in
current news coverage.

·       
Proven
experience in researching, writing and managing the production of publications;

·       
Well-developed
computer skills, including proven ability to maintain/update websites, and a
demonstrated understanding of the internet, social media, multi-media tools and
desktop publishing.

·       
An
understanding of the activities in the oil and gas sector, Government and civil
society

·       
Ability
to prioritize and think creatively

·       
Possess
good problem-solving skills

·       
Microsoft
Office proficiency required, including Excel, Word, Photoshop and PowerPoint.

 

How to Apply:

If you feel you meet
the criteria as outlined above and are ready to take on this challenge, please
send us your CV ONLY v
ia email: career.ea@seaowlgroup.com

Tel.: +256 (0) 706
444 500

 

NB: Subject
of your email should be the position you are applying for. Do not hesitate to
contact us, if you have any question or need any clarifications.

 

Deadline: 1st March 2021

 

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