Entry Level Jobs – Africa Media Officer – Minority Rights Group International (MRG) Salary 79m

 

Job Title:    Africa Media Officer

Organisation: Minority
Rights Group International (MRG)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 79,697,280 per year

Reports to: Director of Policy &
Communications in London and MRGA Regional Manager in Kampala

 

About US:

Minority
Rights Group International (MRG) is an international human rights organisation
founded with the objective of working to secure rights for ethnic, national,
religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples around the world.
Their headquarters are in London, with offices in Budapest and Kampala.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for a Media Officer for Africa
who can lead our media work on the continent as part of our overall communications
strategy. You will be developing media contacts, undertaking media outreach and
supporting our other programmes in Africa.

 

We also aim
to have the funding to conduct capacity building training events for two key
target audiences.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Research and maintain contacts with locally based
journalists

·       
Respond to queries from journalists

·       
Advise other colleagues on media and social media.

·       
Ensure that social media is used effectively by the Africa
office

·       
Organise press conferences and other media launches

·       
Keep records of media coverage of MRG

·       
Develop contacts with minority and indigenous communities
across Africa

·       
Produce own media materials where urgent minority or
indigenous issues arise

·       
Support partners and programme beneficiaries if they are
threatened, through developing security plans with partners and incorporating
security as a topic in all the training activities

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Two years of experience working either as a journalist or
a media officer with a successful track record of designing and implementing
media capacity building programmes

·       
Fluent in English, then we would love to hear from you.

·       
You should have or be able to obtain permission to live
and work in Africa, preferably Uganda and to travel to events across Africa as
necessitated by the programme of work (COVID restrictions permitting).

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline



 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *