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Assistant Communications Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities - Restless Development

Organization: Restless Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 34,149,393 gross per annum
Reports to: Senior Fundraising and Partnerships Manager

About US:
Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communications strategy and plan (50%)
  • With support From the Fundraising and partnerships team, deliver our communications strategy and annual plan to increase Restless Development Uganda’s visibility including:
  • Social media management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, write-ups For our We Are Restless blog)
  • Event management - National Youth Working Group, International Youth Day, Restless Values day, programme events,   etc.
  • Media engagement including press, TV, radio, online media, key influencers
  • Youth network and alumni engagement including management oF our contact database (CIVI)
  • Develop targets to track Restless Development Uganda’s visibility including website and social media engagement
  • Share programmes outputs and research Findings in creative ways with our different audiences
  • Manage our brand, ensuring it is understood and used effectively by all staff and helps us achieve our goals and mission
Content Development (25%)
  • Working mainly with the Programmes and Monitoring and Evaluation teams, develop content such as:
  • Video and photography (production and editing) to reach target audiences
  • Transcribe interviews and copy edit stories about our work for media, advocacy and fundraising purposes.
  • Distribute change stories and content to target audiences, tracking which content is successful
  • Keep track of key topics in the media to ensure our content and stories are timely and tap into current trends.
  • Ensure photo and video content is well maintained and stays updated across our channels.
  • Lead production design and distribution of innovative and high quality newsletters and annual report
  • Update our website with new and relevant information
  • Building programme staff capacity in story gathering and communications
Advocacy (20%)
  • Coordinate the voices of Restless Development Uganda in order to promote advocacy priorities identified by young people:
  • Represent Restless Development Uganda in identified external spaces, sometimes with others, providing effective and accurate information about our work
  • Build up the working relationships with different policy level stakeholders, media houses, and civil society
  • Engage in national level advocacy events and echo the voice of young people we work with
  • Be part of any influencing work our programme teams are focusing on and support with campaign planning
Other duties as required (5%)
  • Uphold Restless Development’s values and act as a role model at all times
  • Track and share updates, trends and innovation on youth culture and youth development from Government, UN agencies, donors, movements and other key influencers to inform our work
  • Other team support
  • Occasional work on weekends may be required for which time off in lieu can be taken

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Restless Development Assistant Communications Coordinator job must hold a  graduate level degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience of developing and implementing communication plans including advocacy, media and programmes
  • Two years of work experience in communications or relevant area
  • Proven experience of coordinating communication projects from design to completion including evaluating impact
  • Excellent writing, editing, designing and photography skills
  • Ability to read, synthesise information to produce clear, well written summaries
  • Experience in video editing and design - ideally with experience in Adobe software
  • Demonstrated social media experience at a high level
  • Personal commitment to Restless Developments vision and values
  • Passionate about young people

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download here, and send it to Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 14th December 2018

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