Fresher Communications Assistant, SRHR Alliance NGO Jobs – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Assistant, SRHR Alliance
Organization: Straight
Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Straight Talk
Foundation (STF) is a health communications National Non Governmental Organisation
that was founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the leading
provider of various social and behavior change communication programs to
various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in the
use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health and
development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face to
face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as its
primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STF
utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and combines
mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.
Job Summary:   The Communications Assistant, SRHR Alliance
will be responsible for providing communication support to the SRHR Alliance
Secretariat by ensuring functional online and mass media platforms for the
alliance including website, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram among
others. The job holder will keep the alliance online platforms are up-to-date
and engaging different stakeholders and creating visibility world over.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing engaging, creative, and innovative content for regular
    scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand- focused
    messages for SRHR Alliance website and social media platforms.
  • Monitoring, listening and responding to users and reviews on the
    SRHR Alliance website and social media platforms.
  • Carry-out online SRHR advocacy and campaigns activities through the
    website and social media platforms.
  • Coordinate with the social media team members and other content
    creators for the SRHR alliance Uganda.
  • Where need arises^ carry-out live updating of some of the Alliance
    website and social media platforms

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
    Communications Assistant, SRHR Alliance job placement must hold a diploma
    in Mass Communication, Journalism, ICT, Development Studies or Social
    Sciences from a recognized institution. A Bachelors’ Degree in Mass
    Communication or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Two years of experience of working in the field of Sexual
    Reproductive Health and Rights or health communication.
  • Experience of working on the related online or social media
    communication roles is a MUST
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of online or social media
    platforms, and how each platform can be deployed in different
  • Excellent writing skills and very good command of the English
  • Blogging knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written,
    audio and video format.
  • Photography skills.
  • Online advocacy skills and experience.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter
(attached as one document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;
Human Resource &
Administration Manager,
Straight Talk
Plot 4, Acacia
Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366,
Kampala. Uganda
Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the
subject line.
Deadline: 1st March 2019
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