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Fresher Communications Officer Jobs – Statewide Insurance Company Limited (SWICO)

Job Title:    Communications Officer (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Statewide Insurance Company Limited (SWICO)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager, Corporate Affairs


About US:

Statewide Insurance Company Limited (SWICO) is a Ugandan based Leading Insurance Company with branches all over the Country.


Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will implement information and communications management strategies that promote client and general public awareness of company services


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acquire, organize and distribute information in printed form and other media
  • Identify, select, order and manage information in a variety of media
  • Provide input to the design of the SWICO Communication and lobbying Strategy
  • Update SWICO activities on the website
  • Liaise with the house media on appropriate publicity and sensitization of SWICO
  • Continuously identify highlights of SWICO activities for flagging as breaking news
  • Draft press releases
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communication/marketing or business with specialization in communications or public relations
  • A Master’s degree qualification in any of the above fields from a recognised institution
  • Additional Training/Qualifications/Certification Necessary
  • Any skills-based training in insurance, public relations or marketing
  • Three years of experience of working for an in-house media and public relations team in a large profile organisation
  • Experience of working for an in-house media and Public relations team in a large profile organisation
  • Critical thinking and high analytical skills
  • excellent interpersonal/networking skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrable computer skills with the knowledge of website design
  • Demonstrable literacy and copy-writing/publishing skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • High level of integrity
  • Knowledge of Public Relations and media relations


NB: Candidates who had already applied should not re-apply again.


How to Apply:

All interested persons can deliver applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of academic qualifications with two referees addressed to:


The Human Resource Manager,

Statewide Insurance Company Limited,

Plot 1, Bombo Road,

P.O. Box 9393 Kampala – Uganda.


The applications should reach SWICO Head office or email their CV to with the subject title of “Communications Officer”.


NB: Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of submission, please consider yourself unsuccessful.


Deadline: 8th June 2023


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