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Senior Public Relations Officer

The Law Development Centre (LDC)

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 14, 2022.

Senior Public Relations Officer Jobs in The Law Development Centre (LDC) Kampala vacancies in Kampala at The Law Development Centre (LDC)

# Job Description

To provide information about LDC activities to the general public and other
stakeholders and to act as a link with external stake-holders in a manner that
projects the image of the Centre positively.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop the Centre’s Public Relations strategies and campaigns.
Prepare press releases, keynote speeches and promotional material.
Build positive relationships with stakeholders, media and the public.
• Implement the LDC Public Relations and communication policy and strategy to
ensure maximum positive publicity of the Centre.
• Direct and nurture the Public Relations function to enable other
• Departments to achieve their objectives as well as the organizational
• Promote an understanding of the Centre and its activities or programmes
among stakeholders and the general public to generate and sustain appreciation
of its contribution to national development.
Develop and maintain contacts with the media to maximize public relations
opportunities and positive image building for the Centre.
• Develop an in-house Journal or Newsletter and annual reports derived from
departmental reports to disseminate information on all affairs and activities
of the Centre to maximize public awareness.
• Maintain communication and marketing tools such as video and photographic
library, brochures, calendars, diaries, flyers documentaries and an
interactive web-site.
Use the various social media platforms to market the LDC brand including
employment of media tools to promote the Centre’s PR activities
• Develop a robust consultative network with external agencies in the planning
and execution of events such as conferences press releases, social
responsibility programmes to maximize organizational representation and public
relations opportunities.
• Perform protocol duties as need may arise.
• Carry out necessary research required to maintain awareness of new
developments in the field of Public Relations for maximum efficiency in
executing the function; and
• Promote a positive corporate image of the Centre.

Qualifications and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree Hons in Mass Communication,
Journalism or Public Relations from a reputable University
• A Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and or a related field
Master’s degree in Mass Communication or Journalism or Public Relations from a
reputable institution is a distinct added advantage.
• Minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience two 2 of which should
be at the level of Senior Public Relations Officer in the public sector or
reputable organizations in the private sector.
• Membership to the Public Relations Association of Uganda is desirable.

Key Competences:
• Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.
• Good report writing skills.
• Good Computer skills in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and presentation
• Good marketing and networking skills; and
• Creativity, initiative and excellent planning and budget management skills.
• Key Outputs:
• Clear Public Relations policies and procedural manuals
• Effective communication channels set up such as regular publication of a
Newsletter, Brochures, Circulars, Press releases.
Harmonious relations between the Centre and the general public.
• Regular, concise and accurate information about the Centre released to the
media in a timely manner and after sufficient consultations; and
• A regularly maintained interactive website with current content.

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Email:: [email protected]

All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed and up
to date CVs, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates and any
other supporting documents, day time telephone contacts and addresses of two
referees including the current employer where applicable to:

**• The Head, Human Resource and Administration,**
**• Law Development Centre,**
**• P. O. Box 7117, Kampala;**

Hard copies should be hand delivered to the LDC reception at the Kampala
Campus, or sent by email to: [email protected] ; Attention: Ms.Emily Nabuuma
Deadline: Friday, 18th March 2022 by 5:00pm. Only short listed applicants will
be contacted

Senior Public Relations Officer Jobs in The Law Development Centre (LDC) Kampala vacancies in Kampala at The Law Development Centre (LDC)

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