Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer Job at MOVIT – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  26 July 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 19-07-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
26 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Title: Corporate Affairs and Movit Foundation Officer
Reports to: Corporate Communications Manager

Role 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’s 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 Relationship and work Environment:
? 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
• 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.
• Must have at least 3 years’ 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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• (Open Dates: 19th-26th July 2021)
• Please log on to our website  
• Check details of the position you would like to apply for (Key Responsibilities and Job Specifications)
• Download the MPL Job Application Form, fill it and send it as an attachment to [email protected]  
• Please quote the Name of the job title in the subject line.  

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