Fresher Communications Officer NGO Career Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:       Communications Officer
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda
About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked
together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty
and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing
countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the
interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our
work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil
society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam
employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our
program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s
Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.
About Program:
Currently, Oxfam is implementing a humanitarian response to address the
humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub-region.
Oxfam’s areas of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food Security and
Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local
partners as a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response
capacity within the organisations.
Job Summary: The
Communications Officer will focus on both local and international  audiences and support the delivery of emergency
communications plan. The Communications Officer is a vital member of a diverse
team and his/her key roles shall include producing communications and
fundraising resources, pursuing media opportunities and exposure in the
humanitarian emergency. The incumbent will work with the response managers and
Information, Media, Communications Coordinator in developing and sharing
response situation reports and updates.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Communications Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
    relevant field
  • Previous exposure and experience
    preferably with a non-profit organization
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not
exceeding 2MB) to the Human Resource Manager at Oxfamuganda-jobs@oxfamnovib.nl
Deadline: 28th July 2017
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