NGO Jobs – Regional Communications Officer at ICCO

About
ICCO:
The Kampala Regional Office
is looking for a dynamic, motivated and practical Regional Communications
Officer for the region who can ensure ICCO’s visibility, promote the
organization and its programs within the region, and provide support of our
Global Office (GO) promoting ICCO in The Netherlands as well as raising
awareness about social, political and economical context of the programs. The
Regional Communications Officer (RCO) will be based at the ICCO Kampala office,
with regular traveling within the region.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Make,
collect and select quality information, adjusting it to the goals and tune it
into suitable communication material for the target group and ensure increased
visibility in the region;
·        
Coordinate
the development, production and publication of communication material,
including text writing and editing and responsibility for the photographs;
·        
Update
regional communication and marketing strategy;
·        
Advice
and support colleagues with the correct implementation of communication
instruments;
·        
Signal
and determine chances and possibilities for promotion of ICCO within the
region;
·        
Deliver
quality information and communication material serving public support
activities by the GO (including fundraising), targeting general public,
congregations, private funds, equity funds and other (institutional) target
groups;
·        
Communication
trainings for partners (build capacity and improve communication skills);
·        
Use
creative ways to implement a social media policy;
·        
Set
up a media press strategy.
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
·        
At
least 5 years of relevant working experience;
·        
Knowledge
of communication, marketing or journalism or related field at bachelor’s level;
·        
Exceptional
written and verbal communication skills in English and adequate knowledge of
French as a working language;
·        
Exceptional
presentation, interpersonal skills and networking skills;
·        
Ability
to stimulate staff to use ICCO’s communication methods;
·        
Advanced
photography skills;
·        
Demonstrated
affinity with international development cooperation;
·        
Knowledge
of the social, economic and political situation in the region;
·        
Knowledge
of local communication methods;
·        
International
and/or intercultural experience;
·        
Demonstrated
affinity with social media;
·        
Hands
on mentality, flexible, proactive and creative;
·        
Affinity
with the protestant character of ICCO and Kerk in Actie.
How
to apply: 
Qualified candidates are
invited to send a letter of motivation with CV before 8 April 2013) to hr@mountbatten.net (with
RCO – ICCO in the subject line).
Note that letter and CV
should not exceed 5 pages
.

Due to the short timing only e-mail applications shall be considered.



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