Communications Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

 

Job Title:    Communications Officer

Organisation: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)

Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by
conflict.

Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will provide
technical support to all communications needs of the organization, ensuring
brand presence and visibility of WIU’s work, impact and collaborations.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensuring
communication resources are planned, prioritized and resourced for effective
donor

·       
Coordinate,
plan and support visits to the National Office (scouting of impact/success
stories, high quality photos and video footage)

·       
Compilation
of communication materials and best practices that support growth of knowledge
and impact of WIU work

·       
Working
with Programmes/projects to ensure visibility plans/activities are implemented
as agreed

·       
Support
the programmes team to compile Reports and briefs

·       
Work
with field teams and partners to develop, pre-test and roll out material (such
as documentaries, posters, flyers and brochures) for awareness creation and
education.

·       
Coordinate
the design, development and roll out of the campaign and project materials by
working closely with service providers and the procurement team.

·       
Take
lead in the dissemination of the publications such as newsletters, research
findings, policy statements and reports through utilizing meetings and events.

·       
Support
the field teams in integrating documentation and communication to effectively
draw lessons and change stories in line with the strategy.

·       
Coordinate
the process of identifying, documentation and dissemination of most significant
change

·       
stories
and promising and best practices using multi-media platform.

·       
Compile
quarterly reports and bi-annual magazines/newsletters highlighting the
Programme progress and share them with stakeholders and donors.

·       
Facilitate
information sharing at the National Office and field teams with relevant
publications, reports and news features

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree required with preference in Mass
communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field of study

·       
A
minimum of three years of experience in similar role, preferably with
non-governmental or International organization

·       
Excellent
communication and public relations skills with strong English language
capability (written and oral) and ability to clearly communicate complex ideas
and principles

·       
Skills
in personal computing, email and general office productivity software

·       
Experience
with still photography, videography, and story writing style of communication

·       
Understanding
of transformational development and ability to translate technical language
into language that is easily understandable by donors

·       
Experience
hosting or working with donors or visitors highly preferred

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 18th January 2021

 

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