PR, Media and Advertising Manager-. Movit Products Limited

Movit Products Limited


uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 27/03/2020

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 6

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

Directorate:     Department:

Sales and Marketing   Marketing

Reports to:      Reports to (matrix reporting, where applicable):

Marketing Manager     N/A

Direct Reports:            Direct Reports (matrix reporting, where applicable):

a)      Outdoor advertising supervisor (1)

b)      Media Executive (2)

c)       PR Executive (1)

d)      Digital Executive(1)

e)      Company Photographer (1)      N/A

B.         Purpose of the job

The PR, Media and Advertising Manager  is responsible for proactively seeking for advertising, digital and coverage opportunities to sell MPL across appropriate B2B and B2C circles, ensuring the creation of exciting and dynamic content across various communication platforms.

C.        Responsibilities

1.         Main Responsibilities:

a)      Digital Marketing Management-to leverage the company's presence on online platforms through creating and maintaining relevant up-to-date digital communication channels for example, websites, social media platforms among others;

b)      Identify, contract and maintain media relationships for Movit Products Limited in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi and DRC Congo;

c)       Plan and coordinate press conferences-to communicate to MPL customers about any ongoing developments in the company suing mainstream media;

d)      Draft and consolidate company information which include company profiles, brand manuals and policies;

e)      Lobby and maintain partnerships with strategic bodies-to ensure good stakeholder relations across board-Stakeholders aid MPL in the daily performance of its mandate for example Uganda Revenue authority, Uganda Manufacturers Association, Uganda National bureau of standards among others;

f)        Supervise the advert Production process for all brands (Video and Audio), to ensure that the contracted service providers provide quality work aligned to the set MPL standards;

g)      Identify and manage the companies approved retainers (Ambassadors, endorsers, strategic partners);

h)      Coordinate MPL event photography and Video graph management-to see to it that the company attains quality photography that can be used in selected media channels;

i)        Identify, contract and manage Outdoor advertising channels-achieve consistency in all communication channels (Outdoor Billboards, Digital Billboards, Wall branding, City Clocks) in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda;

j)        Deploy, supervise and oversee the field operations for all unit members-to see to it that all unit members operations are aligned to the overall company strategy;

k)      CSR/sponsorships Management-all projects that are for the entire organisation not with only an effect to brands are all reviewed by the PR unit, to see to it that all corporate interests are managed.


2.         Financial Responsibilities:

a)      Approve and control unit budgets

b)      Approve retainer payments

c)       Negotiate finances for key partnerships (Media and sponsorships)

3.         Key Result Areas

a)      100% participation in the development of all company's annual  PR plan

b)      Weekly tracking of all MPL PR programs

c)       Proactively follow up on all MPL editorial calendars.

d)      Monthly submission of accountability reports on key campaigns done

e)      100% monitoring of the  PR budgets

f)        Ensure a turnaround time of 3 days for the assessment  and evaluation of all submitted proposal for company sponsorship

g)      Ensure 95% delivery and success of all events  to achieve maximum mileage

h)      Monitor, analyse and  measure results of all  PR programs on a quarterly basis

i)        Present company interest at all company sponsored events

j)        Scan the market for all projects implemented by the Cosmetic Competing Companies and report routinely

k)      Weekly  staff meetings to assess performance, job coaching and mentoring

l)        Weekly field itinerary supervisory plans and reports

m)    Manage all MPL corporate membership issues

n)      Ensure 100% success with all MPL relationship issues

o)      Manage all corporate awareness projects/programs as such UNBS quality award, People’s Choice etc.

p)      Assist and participate with internal communication with the relevant offices say HR, Admin etc.

q)      Ensure 100% compliance to the formalities to be taken when dealing with company communications ( use of the protocol)

r)       Identify key media outlets for all company communications

s)        Identify media trends, news cycles and spin opportunities

t)       Coordinate all company talk shows

u)      Develop compelling MPL communication on issued public issues and opinions

v)      Pitch stories to both national and regional media houses

4.         Nature of Decision Making:

a)      Financial Decisions

b)      Analytical Decisions

c)       Operation Decisions

D.        Qualification, Knowledge and Skills

5.         Academic Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree in a relevant field

6.         Professional Qualifications (mandatory):

Membership to a relevant professional body

7.         Other Professional Qualifications:


8.         Technical Competencies:

a)      Budgeting

b)      Computer Literacy

c)       Knowledge of Professional Standards

9.         Behavioural Competencies:

a)      Leadership skills

b)      Communication skills

c)       Interpersonal skills

d)      Organisational skills

e)      Ability to work under pressure

f)        Negotiation skills

g)      team building

h)      Problem solving

i)        Conflict management

j)        Supervisory

10.   Minimum months or years of relevant experience required to be appointed to the position :

Minimum of six (6) years’ relevant work experience for direct entry; or

Three (3) years’ experience in the previous grade.












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