Communication, PR and Advocacy Officer NGO Job Careers – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: PR Advocacy and
Partnerships Coordinator
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor
-Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care,
treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health
Professional training and Clinical Research.

Job Summary: The
Communication, PR and Advocacy Officer scans the social environment to identify
issues in society that can affect Baylor’s mission in supported regions and
come up with advocacy related interventions. The incumbent will implement and
evaluate Baylor’s advocacy interventions, document success then communicate key
issues to the key stakeholders in line with Baylor Uganda advocacy and
communications policy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Build strong alliances and networks with
    public and private partner organizations for concerted advocacy efforts
    and greater participation in policy dialogue,
  • Conduct Photograph activities, Video
    recording, editing, production of documentaries, their safe
    storage/archiving as well as do documentation and share experiences
    arising from advocacy
  • Maintain an updated resource centre that
    will also be a reference point for both analogue and digital information
    about Baylor-Uganda, its partners and stakeholders
  • Build the capacity of Baylor-Uganda staff
    in advocacy, partnering and networking as per the identified needs
  • Provide support to other departments and
    units in organising events, exhibitions, guided tours and offer protocol
    duties during VIP visits
  • Draft minutes, press advisories,
    supplements, advertorials and branding , Generate strategies to develop
    the Baylor Brand in the public view
  • The incumbent will also manage and update
    the social media platforms, notably website, Facebook, twitter and
    Instagram
  • Develop an operational activity plan, and
    budget for Advocacy and communications issues



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda
    Communication, PR and Advocacy Officer job opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication (Public Relations /Media
    Communication).
  • Possession of a relevant post graduate
    qualification in Communication is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a
    reputable Organization
  • Good team and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good networking and partnership
    skills. 
  • Highly dynamic
  • Persuasive and convincing
  • Highly self- motivated
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating
possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of
three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic
documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must
have at most a credit 6 in Math and English.
Send applications via E-mail to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 21st August 2017 by
4:00 PM

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