Communications Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:      Communications
Organisation: Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Advocacy
and Communications Manager
About Us:
Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation
(IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, highimpact and gender
sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services
through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific
advocacy and strategic partnerships.
Job Summary:   The Communications Coordinator will initiate/
review, and implement a Communication strategy, and activities that enhance RHU
institutional visibility, image and increased access to reproductive health and
rights services
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate and implement a communication strategy that enhance
    utilization of sexual and reproductive health services, and portrays a
    positive image of the organization.
  • Raise staff, government and partner organizations awareness on RHU’s
    mission and sexual reproductive health and reproductive rights issues for
    purposes of according them priority in planning and resource allocation.
  • Provide support to officers and relevant staff to document, report,
    and share RHU and partner best practices: writing and editing in-house
    magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports; preparing
    and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct
    mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia
  • Document and share information regarding RHU activities and salient
    events in the print and electronic media, including the website
  • Oversee and update RHU online media- social media platforms and
    website on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of RHU Information Education
    and Communication (IEC) strategy and related activities.
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the
  • Support the advocacy team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in communication
    studies, literature in English or linguistics, or journalism. Individuals
    with previous media experience will have an added advantage. Certificate
    in Advocacy, Behavioral Change Communication (BCC), or Information
    Education and Communication (IEC).
  • At least five years of working experience, three (3) of which must
    have been served at Senior Management level, preferably in a reputable
    Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).
  • Proof of work related results achieved
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in communication and advocacy of Sexual
    and Reproductive Health Rights, skill in creative writing, documenting and
    disseminating SRHR information, audience analysis and segmentation.
  • Extrovert with ability to influence, lobby and communicate timely.
  • Excellent report writing, facilitation and mentoring skills
  • Age: 24 — 35 years
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send post their application letters and attach certified copies of
academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents
as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone
contacts to:
The Executive
Reproductive Health
P.O. Box 10746,
Kampala. Uganda
Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum).
Deadline: 19th October 2018
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