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Communication & Media Relations Officer NGO Jobs - Africa Leadership Institute (AFLI)

Organization: Africa Leadership Institute (AFLI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Civic Engagements

About US:
Africa Leadership Institute (AFLI) is an independent, non-partisan, Pan-African NGO and public policy think-tank that also implements socio-economic development initiatives particularly among peripheral and cross border communities. Since 2003, AFLI has devoted efforts to the well-being of people of Africa through research, policy options, mentoring young leaders, promoting accountability through leaders, monitoring as well as through life-changing interventions in peace, security and health.

Job Summary:  The Communication & Media Officer (CMO) will support AFLI activities in the areas of producing and ensuring the quality of written communication materials as well as facilitating the process of producing high quality reports, strategic planning materials, public outreach materials, policy briefs, meeting notes and other documents. The CMO will also play a key role in facilitating communication and dialogue on AFLI project activities both internally across AFLI office operating units and with external stakeholders. The CMO will also contribute to AFLI programme activity planning, design and reporting processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Implement AFLI's Communication Strategy in consultation with senior management team, staff and partners.
·        Provide support to the AFLI leadership team by effectively communicating organisational goals, achievements and information through mass media channels, including social media.
·        Develop, implement and evaluate AFLI's social media strategy, including maintaining the institution's presence on platforms, such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
·        Manage, maintain and constantly update AFLI website to effectively communicate the brand identity and the organisation's mission and vision.
·        Support AFLI in the writing, production and editing of key written documents, including formal reports, briefing memos, public outreach materials, success stories related to project activities and accomplishments, fact sheets, Power Point presentations, policy briefs and high-level meeting summaries.
·        Develop and maintain relationships with accredited journalists and media outlets in Uganda and beyond the borders.
·        Monitor media content on a continuous basis and advise on coverage opportunities for AFLI.
·        Develop media pitches and seek proactive coverage opportunities in consultation with AFLI senior management.
·        Write and distribute media releases on relevant subjects and activities to advance AFLI's strategic agenda.
·        Lead the production of AFLI's communication collateral, including an e-newsletter, parliamentary performance scorecard bulletins, brochures, banners and other promotional materials.
·        Produce a brand style book and operationalise it among internal and external stakeholders.
·        Customise all branding materials to align with the corporate identity guidelines; monitor compliance.
·        Lead the development and delivery of communication strategies for events, forums and policy submissions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a bachelors and Masters in an associated field, such as Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Communication or a related field from a credible institution.
·        At least four years of experience in charge of communications in a NGO, Government or media organisation.
·        Previous experience in media relations and a proven track record in social media communication and engagement media coverage.
·        Experience in online communications including: developing and implementing online strategies, social media pages and maintaining websites.
·        Demonstrated ability to work independently and flexibility to work with a team.
·        Demonstrated ability to organise work, manage time, determine priorities and meet strict deadlines.
·        High level of integrity, commitment and ability to uphold confidentiality
·        Ability to tolerate cultural and religious diversity in the work place
·        Demonstrated ability to listen to and support programme staff and partners, and to work with communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
·        Ability and willingness to travel within Uganda.
·        Excellent communications, presentation and writing skills
·        A team player who is willing to work with others

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with scanned copies of their qualifications and CV and three (3) referees to the Head of Operations and Program Support at: info@aflinstitute.net

NB: Canvassing and lobbying candidates will be disqualified. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd March 2020

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Earn 15,000 US Dollars as 1 of 2 Communication Officers at Malaria Consortium

Organization:  Malaria Consortium
Duty Station:   Uganda
Salary: $15,629

About US:
Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organizations specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and underprivileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.
Malaria Consortium received funding from USAID/PMI to implement a 5-year project: The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD). This project aims to prevent and control malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimize the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda and especially in children under 5 years of age. The project began in August 2016, and covers 52 districts with a total population of more than 13 million

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will provide communications and implementation support to all MAPD project activities in the districts of operation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in communications, marketing or related field, ideally with a public health bias
·       At least three years of professional experience in behavior change communications, community mobilization and/ or projects documentation
·       Experience implementing community activations and implementation of behavior change communications activities and documentation
·       Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects’ achievements
·       Knowledge of the community and local government structures
·       Understanding of basic public health issues in Uganda and the required behavior change associated to them
·       Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers, websites, etc.) for communications/ advocacy purposes.
·       Knowledge of the Ugandan health sector
·       Experience in health sector advocacy work
·       Foundational knowledge of public health approaches

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

Please upload onto the website a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the person specifications and competencies along with a copy of your CV (with the contact details of three work-related referees).
Please note that these are national positions and applicants must be legally authorized to work in Uganda. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th March 2020

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Junior EU Aid Volunteer - Communication And Visibility Job Opportunities - Interchurch Organisation for Development Co-operation (ICCO)

Organization:  Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organisation founded in 1964 in the Netherlands and implements programmes with partners in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa since the 1980s. We work towards a world in which people can live in dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice.

Job Summary:    The Junior EU Aid Volunteer - Communication and Visibility is responsible for making ICCO’s work and its impact on smallholder farmers, agripreneurs and youth in Uganda more visible by developing communication and visibility materials for the High Flyers programme. This Communication and Visibility Role includes an apprenticeship opportunity of 1 month in Europe followed by a direct 1 year deployment in Uganda, at ICCO premises.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Visibility and Communication Officer To make ICCO’s work and its impact on smallholder farmers, agripreneurs and youth in Uganda more visible by the development of communication and visibility materials for the High Flyers programme.
·        Design and development of content for communication channels, such as flyers, posters, social media and webpages.
·        Writing impact/success stories about the communities of ICCO’s programme in Uganda.
·        Supporting ICCO’s communication staff in the region.
·        Support in the design and implementation of advocacy messages and materials, and support and develop materials for conferences, training and meetings.
·        Co-writing and/or providing input for Monitoring & Evaluation reports for ICCO programs in the region including case studies and stories of change.
·        Support in building the capacity of local partners in communication and the use of media in advocacy.
·        Deliver quality information and communication material serving public support activities by the ICCO regional office (including fundraising), targeting the general public, congregations, private funds, equity funds and other (institutional) target groups.
·        Support in writing program development documents to donors and partners.
·        Contribute to the development of quality funding proposals to be submitted to potential.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a degree/completed study in a relevant subject, e.g. journalism and/or a video & photography course.
·        Good English speaking and writing skills.
·        Self-motivated, proactive and result-driven.
·        Ability to work independently and as a team player.
·        Ability to connect with people from different backgrounds.
·        Ability and willingness to visit rural project areas and to stay there for a few days.
·        Good communication and reporting skills.
·        Affinity with the protestant character of ICCO and ICCO’s values and operating principles.
·        Motivated to work with youth and rural smallholder farmers and communities.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 18th March 2020

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Development Communications Officer Job Vacancies - Global Water Partnership (GWP)

Organization: Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: The Regional Coordinator

About US:
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a worldwide network which has since 1996 successfully supported countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of water resources. GWP comprises 3,000+ partner organizations in over 180 countries. Our network of 65+ Country Water Partnerships and 13 Regional Water Partnerships convenes and brokers coordinated action by government and non-government actors. A long-time advocate for integrated water resources management, GWP draws on implementation experience at the local level and link it across our Network and to global development agendas.

Job Summary:   The Regional Development Communications Officer (RDCO) has the responsibility to develop and implement a regional communications strategy to ensure that the region is present and recognised among GWP Partners, water professionals, goveming institutions and the public. As such, this role relates to a broad range of actors (e.g., Consulting Partners, Regional Steering Committee (RSC), Global Secretariat, etc.) and provides support to the region's overall strategy, as well as supporting the fundraising efforts led by the Regional Coordinator, GWPO or the GWPEA RSC. The Regional Communications Offlcer promotes and facilitates a culture of knowledge sharing across the region - enhance confidence and trust among the network members on the program/s.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have at least  Master’s degree in Communication, Media Relations or Journalism
·       Relevant education and equivalent experience (at least 5 years) in designing communications in development and international environment
·       Ability to understand broad development issues (e.g. ' water resources, climate, integrated approaches, related fields)
·       Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks with excellent project management skills
·       Ability to effectively assist GWPEA management to assess the political climate for achieving their underlying objectives (e.g. development assistance, resource mobilization, policy advocacy, confidence building) and enhance their operational effectiveness in dealing with external constituencies
·       Creative, and sen/ice-oriented work style, with strong interpersonal skills, able to work effectively and harmoniously at all levels in working as a leader and a member of a team.
·       Strong written and oral communication skills in English, knowledge of French is a strong advantage
·       Excellent analytical and writing skills
·       Highly developed oral and written communications skills and ability to persuasively present and defend controversial issues positions
·       Experience with software such as the Microsoft Suite of programs.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates please send a cover/ motivational letter and CV, by e-mail to gwpvacancy@nilebasin.org 
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Deadline: 2nd March 2020

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Fresher Policy and Advocacy Officer Non-profit Jobs - Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU)

Job Title:            Policy and Advocacy Officer
Organisation: Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programmes Manager

About US:
Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU) is a registered non-profit organization that works towards social transformation and sustainable development with special emphasis placed on vulnerable and inadequately served groups of adolescents and youths (10 – 30 years) in Uganda. With foot prints in over 16 districts, PEERU has demonstrated that young people are significant actors in development and can drive positive change at grass root, national, regional and global levels.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Policy and Advocacy officer is expected to perform the following functions;
                  Develop, plan and implement PEERU’s policy and advocacy projects and campaigns.
                  Strategy monitoring and analyzing of policy developments, information sharing, advocacy and networking.
                  Design and conduct research and policy analysis on relevant development advocacy issues (both quantitative and qualitative).
                  Actively participate and represent the organization in various networks and coalitions to share PEERU’s position on various issues after in-house consultation.
                  Produce reports, briefings, articles, updates and summaries based on research on current development advocacy processes, policies and practices.
                  Keep up to date with ongoing national policies, framework, guidelines of line-ministries influencing and shaping PEERUs work here and beyond.
                  Keep up to date with national and global policies, frameworks and developments to shape PEERUs work at grass root, national, regional and global level.
                  Actively inform, share and disseminate PEERU’s content, position, across various mediums (website, newsletter and other publications) to relevant networks and individuals.
                  Play an active role in ensuring effective communications strategy and outreach including designing dissemination strategies and keeping the website up to date.
                  Organize, and lead advocacy meetings, including with politicians, officials and parliamentarians.
                  Present PEERU’s work in various foras (meetings, conferences, seminars, etc).
                  Organize, facilitate and attend meetings, conferences, teleconferences and other processes, including with PEERU’s coalition members and allies, including agreeing on common strategies and initiatives
                  Policy reviews and analysis, reports and briefings with recommendations for changes in the policy and practice of Uganda’s institutions and government: – re-actively in response to requests from others for PEERU’s perspectives; – proactively, initiating research and advocacy projects that draw on PEERUs’ experience of serving the youth.
                  Advise policy makers, elected officials, cultural and religious leaders on relevant aspects of public policy.
                  Collaborating with other staff at PEERU, develop ways of improving PEERUs’ involvement of adolescents, young people and youth experience in shaping the advocacy agenda at community, national and global level.
                  Establish and develop relationships with relevant high profile influencers, including but not limited to Ministers, MPs, Peers, CSOs, think tanks etc.
                  Reporting and capacity building of staff on regular updates on advocacy and running campaigns and developments to the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
                  The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Public Relations, Communications or health or social science among other related courses
                  Additional related field trainings and achievements are an advantage!
                  Two years’ experience in planning and execution of policy and advocacy work in the NGO world.
                  Demonstrable understanding of issues of national and global health policies, frameworks, human-rights and more.
                  Collaboration and networking in shaping the advocacy agenda at community, national and global level.
                  Demonstrable and evidence-based writing skills.
                  Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
                  Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills
                  Analytical, decision making and presentation skills
                  Analytical and research skills of political and policy developments and positions that imply transformative change.
                  Strong planning and organizational skills, particularly the ability to plan and execute research that contributes to advocacy strategies, and ability to prioritize, use own initiative and work independently.
                  Computer and IT skills in Ms applications, e-communication, applications and technologies.
                  Time management and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
                  Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
                  Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
                  Able to promote PEERU’s mission, values, and objectives

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications (1 page cover letter, CV, supporting documents) to the addresses below, either in softcopy or hardcopy:

Email: info@peertopeeruganda.org OR hand deliver your application to

Deadline: 25th February 2020

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