Manager Communications and Public Relations Employment Opportunity – Makerere University

Job Title: Manager Communications and Public Relations, Vice Chancellor’s Office

Organisation: Makerere University

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Makerere University, Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became an independent national university in 1970.

Job Summary:  The Manager Communications and Public Relations will support the Vice Chancellor in matters of Communications and Public Relations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Implement the Makerere University Communications policy;
  • Provide Leadership in development and implementation of Communication strategies and plans in collaboration with the Colleges;
  • Serve as Secretariat to the office of the Vice Chancellor in all communications fora of Makerere University;
  • Participate in strategic planning, budgeting, execution, accountability and reporting on communications and International Relations;
  • Write news articles, reports and periodicals;
  • Constructively engage the media to build a positive image of the University;
  • Represent the Communications and International Relations Office in strategic fora in Makerere University and beyond.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Mass Communication or Journalism or Public Relations or Literature in English;
  • Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or Journalism or Public Relations.
  • Must have relevant experience in Public Relations of not less than nine (9) years, three (3) which must have been at a level of Principal Public Relations Officer from a reputable organization.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills;
  • Ability to build, lead and work with teams;
  • Computer literacy; Excellent, Interpersonal, communication and reporting skills;
  • Quick judgment and decision making;
  • Ability to initiate change.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 28th June 2021 

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