Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer Job Vacancies – Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Job Title:    Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer

Organisation: Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Corporate Communications Manager

 

About US:

Movit Products Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturing Company in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited manufactures healthy beauty hair, skin and nail care products aimed at empowering every person to face life with confidence. As part of our new strategic journey 2017-2021, we are expanding our operations and strengthening our structures to meet our customers’ needs.

 

Job Summary: The Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer will support the Corporate Affairs team to execute Movit Products Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy by implementing internal and external media-based Communication plans.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Corporate Affairs

  • Developing and Implementing crisis management strategies to alleviate crisis situations and maintain positive reputation.
  • Coordinate with the allocated marketing agencies and the brand teams to develop CRS plans to support the growth the Movit Products brand equity
  • Prepare press releases, topical news items, in-house publications and all materials meant for external engagements.
  • Development and circulation of Movit Products company Publications like New letters, and Annual activity reviews
  • Regularly review trends in the Cosmetics sector space, publish relevant news articles, blogs and social media articles to influence positive public opinion of Movit Products.
  • 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 Movit Products Brand guidelines.
  • Source and maintain knowledge of publication opportunities, organize Corporate Affairs events such as press briefings, open days, tours and visits to improve Movit Products relations with the Media.
  • Carry out daily reviews of business-related stories and articles in the media, flag articles for actioning through appropriate response to protect Movit Products’ image.
  • Write pro-business pieces, edit and review company publications that positively position MPL.
  • Management of the company’s website ensuring timely content updates through coordination from the different support departments
  • Management of Corporate social media platforms

Corporate Social Investments through the Movit Foundation

  • Support the development and implementation of Corporate Social Investment programs.
  • Handle partnership and sponsorship requests.
  • Promotes awareness of corporate social investments within Movit Products by involving employees ensuring both the Leadership and workforce are informed, involved, and understand the reasons and importance of CSI.
  • Identifies proactive and corrective CSI initiatives and the resources required to implement them.
  • Carry out appraisals, assessments and comprehensive critical surveys on the status of the company activities current impact on stakeholders, environment and community identifying negative impacts.
  • Working with the entire staff and functions in Movit Products Limited;
  • Maintain good relations with key associates and company external stakeholders;
  • Office based and ability to manage urgent demands;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exhibit a high degree of flexibility and versatility;
  • Ability to work in a team.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in 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 three years of work experience in Media and/or Public Relations
  • Must have produced content that has been published by leading outlets.
  • Understanding of or experience in the Cosmetics or FMCG 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 candidates should download the MPL Job Application Form, Click Here, fill it and send it as an attachment to hr@movitproducts.com

 

Please quote the Name of the job title in the subject line.

 

NB: Please note that while we thank all applicants for their interest in working with Movit Products Limited, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 26th July 2021

 

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