Several No Experience Research Assistant /Monitor Job Opportunities – African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME)

 

Job Title:    Research Assistant /Monitor
(Several No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organization:  African
Centre for Media Excellence (ACME)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Programme
Officer, Research and Media Monitoring

 

About US:

The African Centre
for Media Excellence (ACME) is undertaking a research project to monitor media
coverage of the 2021 General Elections. The purpose of the project is to assess
the nature of media coverage of the 2021 elections, document whether media
coverage contributes to a free and fair electoral process, and promote
professionalism in media coverage. The project conceives of media monitoring as
a process of constructive intervention whereby identified gaps and concerns
about coverage are addressed before the elections with media houses and
journalists, based on electoral reporting guidelines agreed to by stakeholders.

 

Job Summary:  The Research assistants/Monitors will work
closely with ACME’s programme officer for research and media monitoring to
identify election-related stories and enter data on coding sheets and the
electronic system as appropriate.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·        
Identify
election-related stories published in select media platforms.

·        
Enter
data on coding sheets and the electronic system as appropriate.

·        
Comply
with data integrity and accuracy guidelines.

·        
Undertake
any other duties as assigned by the project manager.

·        
Perform
any such related activities that will enhance ACME’s work in helping
journalists seek and achieve professional excellence as well as helping to make
Ugandan media more reliable and credible sources of information on elections
and vibrant forums for public debate.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must
hold a Diploma or degree in journalism or communication.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit a cover letter/application, updated CV to the finance
administration officer at snalwera@acme-ug.org with copy to info@acme-ug.org

 

Deadline: Wednesday, 7th October 2020

 

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