Entry Level Communications Assistant Job Careers – CivSource Africa

Job Title:      Communications Assistant
Organization: CivSource
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
CivSource Africa
will help support and mediate the relationships between donors and African
civil society. They promote philanthropy that is well-informed and responsive
to the needs of African civil society, while meeting donor
requirements.  CivSource Africa will also support efforts of
strengthening the capacity and effectiveness of African civil society
Job Summary:  The Communications Assistant will create and
implement communications strategies that further our goals. As we grow, we’re
in need of someone who can ensure greater visibility of our work, promote a
greater awareness of the positive impacts of the work of our NGO partners,
create a greater understanding and appreciation of philanthropy in Africa and
its impacts. Applicants should be excited about developing and implementing
plans to engage target audiences, work with us to develop a disseminate
information/stories about our work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Co-develop, support and promote company goals, including message
    development, social media content creation, blogging, and media outreach
  • In particular document key stories and/or events and capture them in
    an attractive, inspirational, and compelling format. These tasks should be
    completed simultaneously along multiple platforms.
  • Develop and disseminate public relations materials that increase our
    visibility among targeted stakeholders
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, bloggers, and
    other audiences that will help advance our work
  • Ensure digital marketing content aligns with our brand’s identity
    and message, and assist with specific visibility campaigns as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications,
    Journalism, Public Relations or related field
  • One year of experience in communications strategy development
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, website management and
    social media platform management
  • The ideal candidate should have some experience in the
    communications sector or related fields, as well as great written and
    verbal communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to those who also have experience and
    skills in website management and social media platform management,
    specifically twitter, facebook, Instagram and emerging platforms.
How to Apply:
Please submit the
  • A brief proposal (max 2 pages) in response to these ToRs that provides your
    understanding of the task, captures relevant experience and explain why
    you are best suited for the assignment
  • A copy of your CV
  • A sample of your writing
Please submit these
to aokille@civsourea.com and copy samkirabo@gmail.com
Any questions should
be directed to aokille@civsourcea.com and copy samkirabo@gmail.com or by phone
to +256-772463077
Deadline: 7th August 2018
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