Fresher Programs Assistant – Communications Jobs – Street Business School (SBS)


Job Title:    Programs Assistant –
 (Fresher Jobs)

Organization:  Street
Business School (SBS)

Duty Station:  Muyenga,
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Programs Manager


About US:

Street Business
School (SBS) creates opportunities for people living in poverty to become
self-sustaining entrepreneurs, igniting within themselves the power to
transform their lives and lift out of poverty through business creation. The
Programs department interfaces directly with the beneficiaries and is the Learning
Lab of SBS. It is also the mandate of Programs department to create and
maintain relationships with partners who have interests that support SBS
mission. The major program activities include entrepreneurial training,
mentoring and tracking members’ business performance, creating linkages through
sharing their success with the world and girl education.


Job Summary:  The Program Assistant- Communications will be
the on the ground communications support providing story and projects
deliverables as defined by the Uganda Communications Team. Your deliverables
will share with the world the amazing transformation as a result of SBS. Your
work will be in the following areas: story identification/research, business
training & coaching, interviews, story writing and development,
photography, videography, editing and more. You will work in tandem with the US
Communications team to ensure goals are being met. .


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

stories of members that will resonate with our key audiences and supporters

individuals to uncover their stories and successes with our programs,
uncovering those “sweet spots” that may appeal to the reader

and edit stories that uphold the voice of the organization and have a natural
story arch

compelling communications visuals, including photos and videography

creative assets to organized department folders in ASANA or DropBox

within ASANA (our project management system) to meet communications calendar

in meetings with Uganda and US Communications teams

and work with other professional talents who are documenting Street Business
School’s work i.e.: photographers or videographers.

wide array of general communications support, based on organizational needs.

Other Program

with business coaching of organization’s members.

in business and home visits to members both in locations where SBS operates in

with entrepreneurial training sessions for the women.

Communications Worker will participate in the overall staff activities of SBS
including meetings, buying products, special projects, and celebrations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public
Relations or related field.

One year
of communication experience with an NGO

written and verbal communications.

in digital marketing and customer service.

working in customer relations preferred.

critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve
problems quickly and effectively

understanding of local culture, fluent in Luganda or any other local language.

to advanced knowledge of computer programs such as Excel.

working in women’s groups, NGOs or M&E will be highly considered.

individual with a commitment to transparent reporting to SBS


How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit an updated CV and a short cover letter to
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted. Qualified women are encouraged to apply


Deadline: 30th October 2020


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