Marketing & Communications Officer Jobs – Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA)

Marketing & Communications Officer Jobs – Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA)

Job Title:    Marketing & Communications Officer

Organisation: Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme Director

About US:

The Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA) is a coalition body of the private sector players in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sub-sector of Uganda, whose key mandate is to avail a platform for actors to merge synergies and improve the business environment in the sector.

Job Summary:  The Marketing and Communications Officer is responsible for the day-to-day marketing activities of the organization. This includes the design, production, implementation and execution of the marketing and communication plan in support of the strategic Alliance objectives. This role serves as the brand steward and must translate the alliance’s strategic objective messaging into all areas of marketing and communications such as the website, social media, email communications, event promotions, public and media relations, collateral, and any other marketing initiatives. The incumbent must implement and execute effective solution-driven marketing campaigns that align with target audience and Alliance’ stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Collaborate with the Programs Director and leadership to develop communications strategies that will broaden reach and deepen impact

  • Coordinate with departments on marketing and outreach campaigns for programs, events, chapters, and membership
  • Coordinate marketing campaigns with sales activities
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content on social media platforms
  • Design and implement direct email marketing strategies
  • Create, develop, and manage content for website
  • Oversee organizational response to industry related topics and/or social matters
  • Write press releases and other media communications
  • Develop newsletters and other avenues to share updates
  • Copy/edit and proofread all external communications
  • Track and report on all site metrics and analyze performance, including SEO and web traffic
  • Define approach and suggest improvement to reach target audiences
  • Develop and maintain and develop the master marketing calendar
  • Manage outsourced projects, such as graphic design, to ensure quality and timely delivery
  • Ensure message consistency and brand management
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with media outlets
  • Support ongoing department and corporate priorities by contributing to the development and implementation of online campaigns and digital content to target key audiences, measuring success in achieving them.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate will have a minimum of University Degree in relevant field and supplemented by a minimum of six years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in planning marketing strategies, advertising campaigns, and successful public relations efforts.
  • A strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive communications environment
  • Experience in marketing for sales team.
  • Proficiency in marketing automation technology
  • An ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • An ability to work on big strategy plans as well as day-to-day tasks
  • Hands on experience in content management and copywriting
  • Analytical and multitasking skills
  • Must be assertive and a self-starter
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • He/she must have an advanced hands-on knowledge of creating and implementing digital content and strategies, managing high profile events;
  • The ideal candidate must have good knowledge and understanding of what the Energy Sector

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only cover letter and a CV of not more than 2MB addressed to: HR manager. Submit Email:

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Deadline: 20th July 2020 by 5:00pm

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