Several Play Well Distribution Officer US Non-profit Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title:    Play Well Distribution Officer
(Several Fresher Jobs)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Child
Protection Manager


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  The Play Well Distribution Officer will be the
key person responsible to implement and manage the content delivery system to
beneficiaries in Uganda. S/he will work closely with M&E department to
share evidence about the content disseminated over multiple channels and
provide data and analytics. The incumbent will ensure effective use of the
system by closely coordinating with the technology and distribution


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

radio broadcasting schedule in coordination with radio partners and ensure
adherence to the broadcasting schedule.

with radio partners to arrange public campaign about radio broadcast and ensure
promos are broadcasted as per agreed schedule.

with key stakeholders such as UNHCR, Office of the Prime Minister, District
Local Government and education partners in mobilization and distribution of

with local communities and key stakeholders in material creation and adaptation

in sector working group meetings (CPWG,EWG & PWG)

monitor radio broadcasting schedule and integrate SMS campaign to inform
beneficiaries about the weekly IRI episode.

that the IRI episodes are available through radio partner website.

IVR, SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook Channel (this includes Add, Update and Delete
menu items).

prepare and manage the distribution of publicity materials through various
social media platforms. This includes using Facebook, SMS and WhatsApp to reach
out to beneficiaries about the availability of new content.

recordings for IVR, test and update the menu.

robocall to reach out caregivers through audio segments.

address book based on the system log, exclude not working, and blocked numbers.

outgoing calls to intended beneficiaries.

Send an
informational message before the IVR Call.

the system log and analyze and develop the content-based report.

Test the
SMS with core working group to check the appropriateness of text.

and send the SMS.

Feedback SMS on the system and send it to beneficiaries.

the feedback and analyze data and develop reports.

and update menu for incoming messages and develop routing flow for WhatsApp and
Facebook Channels.

template messages for multimedia content and disseminate weekly template

with M&E team and extract system log of all channels to update program
performance trackers for course correction.

with community radio stations and share the audio episodes and devise
broadcasting schedule.

with M&E team, distribution partners, and operation team to collect
evidence of distribution.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in ICT, MIS, Computer Science, or
any bachelor’s degree with excellent knowledge of ICT4D.

minimum of five years of relevant sector experience.

have managed WhatsApp Business API, Facebook, IVR, SMS and Podcast platforms.

knowledge of the use of ICT solutions, preferably within education, in low
bandwidth/income environments.

with the use of ICT in reaching marginalized populations.

knowledge of data analysis and evidence-based reporting.

in staff capacity-building and in participatory, flexible, and gender-sensitive
programming and implementation.

Strong communication
skills, both oral and written; Fluency in English is required.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link




The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and


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