Organisation: The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)
Duty Station: MSC Head Office, Kampala,
Reports To: Manager Public Relations, Marketing and Communication
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a linchpin of Government of Uganda
(GOU) micro credit programmes under the Rural Financial Services Strategy. MSC facilitates access to affordable, sustainable and convenient financial and Business Development services to active and productive Ugandans. MSC Ltd supports legally established entities engaged in the value chain namely; production, value addition and marketing enterprises.
Job Summary: The Marketing Officer will be responsible for promotion and maintenance of good corporate image of MSC Ltd in the public domain, its clientele and stakeholders.
Co-ordinate and explore prospects of bringing new clients on board.
Maintain contacts of key clients and stakeholders.
Develop, design & manage PR interventions/activities to bolster MSC Ltd’s image.
Manage the dissemination of information and respond to media concerns on the company activities.
Participate in the production of communication/marketing materials for purposes of marketing the company to its clients.
Participate in the co-ordination of all MSC Ltd public events.
Organize and coordinate corporate social responsibility programs of the company.
Participate in MSC Ltd stakeholders programs/activities.
Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor
Key Performance Indicators:
Implement Marketing strategies, procedures and processes.
Handle public relations and Company image matters.
Identify and retain clients.
The candidate should hold an honours degree in any of the following areas; Mass communication, social sciences or development studies.
A post -graduate qualifications in public relations/Marketing will be an added advantage.
Skills & Experience:
Working experience of public relations of not less than 2 years.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to inspire, motivate and influence at all levels of partnerships.
Excellent and aggressive/attentive listener.
Very strong assertive behaviour, a creative, innovative& self motivated person.
A business focused, straight thinker with the flexibility and creativity to achieve results, a person of Innovation and flexibility in marketing and PR.
Self driven with high sense of responsibility.
Ability to meet deadline with minimal supervision.
Excellent presentation and editing skills.
Good computer skills.
Age: Between 25- 35 years
All candidates with the requisite qualifications should send their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae hand delivered or soft copies to the address below;
The cover page should be a summary showing only personal details, qualification, list of previous employers, names and addresses of at least three referees, email address and day time telephone contacts where applicable.
Applications in properly sealed envelopes should be submitted to the address given below clearly stating the area of interest on the top right corner. All applicants are required to fill a summary form upon submission of the applications.
The Executive Director,
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited,
Plot 46, Windsor Crescent- off Acacia Avenue
P.O.BOX 33711, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 30th November, 2013