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Marketing Officer

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Job Code: 00282018
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 3rd December 2018
Thursday, 20th December 2018
Category: Administrative
Department: Finance & Administration
Location: Mbale
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Pay Rate: CUM 7

Job Description:



Job Title: Marketing Officer

Salary Scale: CUM 7

Location: Mbale

Reports to: Principal

Division: Administration

Purpose of the job:

This job holder will develop, implement and execute strategic marketing plans to attract potential customers and retain current ones. 


  1. Measures, enhances and enriches UCU position and image through goals and objectives;

  2. Conducts surveys and connects these to UCU vision, goals and objectives;

  3. Implements and Evaluates effectiveness of communication products and events;

  4. Helps plan activities designed to identify and reach target markets for specific purposes;

  5. Collects and analyzes data, including Web analytics for market research;

  6. Monitors trends (education delivery, communications products, employment, social media, etc.) and connects these to strategies;

  7. Researches job growth and availability and engages department, including career development, to employ tactics that connect/adjust program and enrollment goals to these data; and

  8. Provides competitive analysis of UCU to other East African higher education institutions.

  9. Write and edit in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports.

  10. Devise and coordinate photo and video opportunities.

  11. Organize events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours.

  12. Regularly compile a list of events and happenings in UCU and share with the community.

Preferred Skills:


  1. A good Bachelors Degree in Marketing/Business from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Experience and Key Competencies:

  1. Must have at least two (2) years experience in marketing

  2. Must have strong organization skills

  3. Must have strong budgeting skills

  4. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  5. Should have the ability to work with diverse personalities, and to build meaningful relationships

  6. Must have good excellent computer skills e.g. word, excel, access, PowerPoint

  7. Must be self motivated

  8. Must be a committed and practicing Christian

Application method:

  1. Send two (2) application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references; Academic, Leadership and Pastoral

  2. Copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts.

  3. Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.



The Director, Human Resource & Administration

The Human Resource Officer

Uganda Christian University

Uganda Christian University

Pilkington Building

Mbale University College

Po Box 4, Mukono

Po Box 189, Mbale

Email: jobs@ucu.ac.ug

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Mbale


Deadline: 5:00pm Thursday, 20th December 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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