Communications Officer NGO Job Careers – Medical Teams International


Job Title:        Communications Officer

Medical Teams International

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Country

Position Number: # E2063


About US:

Medical Teams
International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development
organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break
barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world”. MTI-UG has
operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive
Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication,
    Journalism, International Relations or similar field is preferred
  • At least four years of communications experience with a humanitarian
    agency is preferred.
  • Experience working in emergency operations with an international NGO
    is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication
    research, planning and strategy, and the role of mass media
  • Knowledge of how to present information to different audiences
  • Experience with use of social media platforms
  • Excellent English communication skills; highly articulate verbally
    and in writing
  • Skilled in conducting interviews and managing relationships with
    media representatives and other stakeholders
  • Proven writing, editing, design, videography and photography skills
    (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher; Adobe
  • Skilled at producing analytical reports and professional
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and
    follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress, especially in situations
    which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their
Application letter and CV ONLY including 3 work related referees to;

Please indicate your
Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period required; at the
bottom of your CV


Do not attach your
Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted

Only online
applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the requirements including submission of file types such as MS
Word, PDF.

While we thank all
applicants for applying, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is
an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline: 27th September 2020 by 5:00pm


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