Jobs in Uganda - Digital & Social Media Officer Job at SeaOwl Energy Services

Digital & Social Media Officer Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 01 March 2021

Hiring Organization: SeaOwl Energy Services

On behalf of our Client in the Extractives sector, we are looking for a competent Digital & Social Media Officer to join our Team at our Clients office in Kampala in their Corporate Affairs Department. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of assigned tasks and work diligently under pressure. .

Main Responsibilities
Reporting to the External Communications & Public Affairs Coordinator, the job holder will be responsible for the following tasks;
• Develop and implement corporate, operations and special projects online and digital campaigns in line with the annual objectives. To develop digital content to include content for intranet, website, blogs, videos, podcasts and social media in accordance with key messaging and brand guidelines
• Monitor and maintain awareness of the brand’s reputation as well as that of its partners and relevant stakeholders and keep abreast of online discussions around subjects of interest to the company
• Be responsible for the continuous engagement of external and Internal online followers through ensuring timely responses and development of engaging content
• Maintain an updated database of online influencers, assist in the planning of engaging online events and activities as well as influencer relationship management
• Work alongside the Communications team to ensure intranet and website content is kept up to date, with responsibility for editing and maintaining the corporate brand tone
• Be responsible for growing the company’s social media presence, monitoring its usage and ensuring all relevant avenues are maximized
• Ensure that all public company activities receive online media attention and are adequately reflected in the company’s digital media
• Develop scripts, coordinate participation of relevant key persons and the necessary
• Manage paperwork, ensure execution of videography for company project activities for both online and traditional media
• Monitor usage of the group’s intranet, work with employees and various departments to ensure that various pages and information is updated
• Ensure close monitoring, timely delivery and management of relationships with external the monitoring agency
• Contribute to the planning and implementation of policies, procedures and practices to maximize the effectiveness of the company’s digital media channels
• Advise the on various matters related to the use of digital media in engagement activities and keep abreast of digital media developments
• Develop new and innovative ways of engaging with internal and external audiences via digital media including providing visual digital content such as graphics and maps for internal and external reports
• Ensure materials on the communications SharePoint page with easy access for all staff are updated regularly
• Carry out other general communications and marketing tasks that may arise in the Communications Team

Qualifications & Experience
• University degree in journalism, communications or a similar discipline.
• Excellent writing and speaking skills. Fluency in English, French an added advantage
• 3 years proven work experience as a Digital media specialist or Digital Communications/Marketing Officer
• Familiarity with web design and content management systems
• Very good communication, diplomatic and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to initiate research, innovate and keep updated on current technologies, techniques and trends.
• Team player, target oriented, flexible, self-driven and good cultural understanding with ability to work under minimum supervision
• Well-developed computer skills, including proven ability to maintain/update websites, and a demonstrated understanding of the internet, social media, multi-media tools and desktop publishing; experience working with Adobe design tools is an added advantage
• Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to handle aggressive deadlines
• Strong ability to prioritize and think creatively, possess good problem-solving skills

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Application procedure

If you feel you meet the criteria as outlined above and are ready to take on this challenge, please send us your CV ONLY to:
Via email:
Tel.: +256 (0) 706 444 500
Subject of your email should be the position you are applying for
Do not hesitate to contact us, if you have any question or need any clarifications

Date Posted: 2021-02-25