No Experience Communications Assistant NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job Title:    Communications Assistant (No
Experience Jobs)

Organization:  Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Head of Programme


About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.


Job Summary:  The Communications Assistant will be
responsible for communication materials related to cash assistance implemented
by the Uganda Cash Consortium funded by ECHO. The assistant will be a member of
the Project Management Unit supervising all consortium partners: DRC, LWF,
URCS. They will produce materials for DRC and the PMU and verify materials
produced by LWF and URCS.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare communication materials related to the Uganda Cash
    Consortium work and its achievements
  • Publish the materials on DRC websites and social media
  • Work with the Consortium’s partners (LWF and URCS) to ensure proper
    communication materials produced by the partners
  • Advise and inspire the partners in the field of the communication
  • Writing short stories, posts or success stories from the field for a
    requested media platform such as DRC website, DRC EAGL newsletter, and
    newsletters to donors
  • Preparing audiovisual material for the projects, communication
    campaigns, and events related to the ECHO grant
  • Coordinating with DRC EAGL Regional Communications office
  • Coordinating with external media
  • Verifying visibility materials against visibility standards and ECHO
    donor requirements
  • Bringing new ideas to the PMU Unit and DRC Uganda
  • Provide communication support to other projects as required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Communications
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma or BA degree in
    Humanities, Social Sciences, or Arts
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • Diligence in completing tasks
  • Very good knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and other social media
    platform account management
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Graphic and formatting skills with relevant software is necessary
    (e. g. Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Creative and proactive
  • Languages: English-
    fluent in both speaking and writing.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.




Deadline: 2nd April 2021


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