JOB TITLE: Public Relations Officer (1)

DEPARTMENT:   Executive Director’s office                       

GRADE:   W 5

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:            Executive Director


Responsible for development and implementation of UWEC’s communication strategies in line with organizational goals and objectives


  • Develop and execute consistent communication strategy for UWEC.
  • Develop and implement an all-inclusive Corporate Affairs, Communications budget that will ensure return on investment and increase UWEC’s footprint and public awareness.
  • Develop crisis management communication policies and procedure in line with the mandates of UWEC.
  • Develop strategic-level collaborative partnerships that will maximize and add value to the growth of UWEC while mitigating the risk and exposure on its target market.
  • Develop the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and ensure that it meets the objectives, standards and expectations of the UWEC, participating partners and beneficiaries.
  • Plan, develop and implement public relations strategies regarding promotion of UWEC.
  • Use all forms of media and communications to project and protect UWEC’s image including updates on the website.
  • Research, write and disseminate press releases to targeted media on activities of the UWEC.
  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Plan and organize press conferences to enhance the reputation of UWEC.
  • Performing any other duties in the line of communication, media and public relations as may be required from time to time by the UWEC management.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication or any other related field


  • 3 years of which 2 years MUST be from a Tourism, Conservation facility or service industry

How to apply

Submit your application together with a CV, copies of relevant academic documents, personal contacts, names and contacts of three referees not later than 12th February,2021. Please, indicate the position being applied for, attach them in one folder which should not exceed 25mbs and send to, Address Applications to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre
PO. Box 369, Entebbe.

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Please Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted.