Marketing Co-ordinator Needed at British Council Uganda

Marketing Co-ordinator, Uganda
Region: Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory: Uganda
Location: Kampala
Department: Business Support Services
Job Category: Marketing Pay
Band: Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description Pay Band: 4; Salary: Location: Kampala, Uganda/ Duration: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)/ The post is on local terms, all applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Uganda.
The British Council will not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits/ Deadline for application: 21 June 2019 (23:59 UK Time) About Us The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. Overview of the British Council in Uganda: We have been in Uganda since 1952 and work alongside UK government partners British High Commission (BHC) and Department for International Development (DFID) to facilitate and strengthen the relationships between UK and Uganda. Globally British Council operates as eight regional business units. Uganda is in the Sub-Saharan African region and as such aims for close collaboration where appropriate with nearby countries in achieving its objectives. Role purpose To support the implementation of the marketing strategy and plans for the country, support to programme implementation by executing traditional and online marketing campaigns. Main opportunities § Supports the implementation of the regional marketing strategy by performing marketing activities for our programmes and services, contributing to the overall country, regional and global strategic objectives for the British Council in a flexible, cost-effective way. § Coordinate our social media communities, engaging with them daily and work together with the regional marketing team on specific initiatives and campaigns aimed at creating and maintaining a vibrant community of people interested in our programmes and services. § Contributing to the development of relations with national and local media and co-ordinate communications and other press-related duties. § Producing, maintaining and developing online content for our social media channels and country websites.
Role Requirements: § Degree or professional qualification in marketing or business, a degree in IT is desirable § Minimum of one-year experience in a marketing officer or assistant position at a national level within a medium or large organisation. § Demonstrable experience of implementing marketing plans § Demonstrable experience in managing supplier relationships § Proactive and demonstrable ability to work with minimum supervision § Highly organised and deadline oriented § High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification, by clicking on the links for relevant document to support your application: Role profile-Marketing Co-ordinator, Uganda.pdf British Council Behaviours.pdfBritish Council Core Skills.pdf
Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES. Further details:If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply by 21 June 2019 (23:59 UK Time) Please note that expected resumption date is 21 June 2019. Our Equality Commitment: Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies. The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.
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