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Showing posts with label Communications Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Communications Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Communications Officer Job Careers - Q-Sourcing Servtec

Job Title:             
 Communications Officer
Organization: Q-Sourcing Servtec
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Q-Sourcing Servtec. is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Sudan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Working with the Administration Officer to ensure that all procurements required for communication events are planned and available when required
  • Ensure that invitations, public awareness, adverts are made in a timely manner to the correct audience
  • In liaison with marketing suppliers ensure that branding material meets the standards and specifications of aBi
  • Support information exchange visits that show stakeholders possibilities for effective agri-business practices (focused on aBi’s value chains)
  • Regularly review the operations and communication plan to fully appreciate the events/ external conferences/ etc  and the associated needs
  • Participate in the generation of website content (both text and pictures) alongside the aBi technical teams so as to capture / appreciate data/ information required to update the website
  • Support aBi communication culture by consistently following up on content approvals by management  prior to dissemination for all media platforms
  • Participate in the innovation  and review of  website enhancement strategies and ensure that all ideas for improvement are implemented ( working with 3rd party if required)
  • Monitor the website and social media for  consistency in the content matter and graphic design
  • Scan for website functionality issues and make recommendations for improvements, particularly related to the automated grants management system
  • Analysing feedback and other collected data from communication activities
  • Participate in the implementation of the communications plan by monitoring the schedule of activities and supporting team members through reminders and follow up.
  • Assist Communications Manager in the development of scheduled  reports for presentation etc
  • Work with the internal technical team develop and maintain databases for media contacts and other influencing stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Communications Officer job must hold a Degree in Mass Communication
  • Member of Public Relations Association Uganda
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in a media environment
  • Experience in Marketing (particularly brand management and awareness)
  • Good understanding of information technology and the role of social media in modern marketing
  • Proven experience of developing good public relationships and working with media houses
  • Demonstrated skills in logistics management and coordination
  • Highly developed writing and creativity skills, capable of developing content for promotional materials in a compelling and effective way

How to Apply:
All Suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs via e-mail to cv@qsourcing.com

Note: Kindly mark your application as “Application _ Communications Officer” in the subject line of your email. The interested candidates should submit their application and CV with certified academic qualifications.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018

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2 Fresher Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) Job Opportunities - Compassion International

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About Compassion Project:
South Rwenzori Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) is a primary liaison for all Sponsorship Relations at project level and ensures planned schedules, correspondences, updates and coordinates sponsor visits.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Social works Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Communication, Records Management and any related disciplines
  • Must have served as a volunteer in a related Child Development Centre for not less than two years
  • Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Basic organizational skills are a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Formal training in Counseling and Child Development will be an added advantage.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Age: 25-35 years

How to Apply:
All interested persons are asked to submit their applications with a recommendation from the Overseer and relevant documents to the:

The Personnel Officer,
South Rwenzori Diocese, P.O.Box 142, Kasese. Uganda

Deadline: 21st November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Public Relations Officer PREEP Project Jobs - GIZ

Job Title:        Public Relations Officer
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programme PREEEP
Ref. No:  GIZ-PPR0118

About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with international operations in Uganda. GIZ implements commissions for the German government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.

About PREEP Project:
The PREEEP Programme is implemented on behalf of the Government of Uganda, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), The BMZ’s German Climate Technology Fund (DKTI), the Dutch-German-Norwegian-British-Swiss-Swedish Partnership Energising Development (EnDev), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)and the European Union.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement standards and guidelines for GIZ communication work.
  • Support to programme leaders to present a consistent corporate image and communicating GIZ corporate policyand strategy to staff in the programme
  • Systematic planning and management of communication activities
  • Cooperation with GIZ’s Corporate Communications Unit, managing the exchange of information on communication
  • Cooperation and participation in the corporate communication network, e.g. participating in corporate communication workshops
  • Advice to components within the programme and fellow officers tasked with communications, on their communication work
  • Quality management of articles and documents from the programme; coordinating cooperation with external communication service providers (e.g. appraisers, agencies, photographers, trainers. copywriters)
  • Creation and assurance of a quality pool of service providers (text, printers, graphic designers, proof readers, lithography etc.)
  • Coordination and implementation of communication work (including supporting components to identify and budget for communication activities
Media Work:
  • Organize and coordinate media activities at programme level
  • Establish and maintain contact with national media
  • Create and regularly update the programme media contacts file
  • Write and distribute component press releases as necessary
  • Compile information materials for the media and distribute these systematically in line with the target group’s needs
  • Oversees relevant media/awareness events
  • Monitor the media (documentation and analysis of media reports on GIZ).
PR Work;
  • Work closely with technical officers to develop suitable communication instruments for PR (e.g. programme fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations and newsletters)
  • Manage the necessary coordination processes and production of publications and materials in accordance with GIZ standards (corporate design, standards for content)
  • Organise promotional events for different component activities
  • Support foreign delegations and VIP visits, as requested.
  • Provide editorial and administrative support to the programme website and social media sites.
  • Advise programme partners in their communications and PR activities as required. Internal Communications;
  • Develop and support appropriate communication instruments (e.g, emails, the programme internal newsletters)
  • Organize internal events such as team building activities and brown bag unch meetings with ministry partners
  • Contribute articles to the GIZ Uganda staff newsletter
  • Consult with the Senior communication Advisor at the GIZ Uganda office on articles for use on GIZ intranet
  • Provide editorial input on practical examples and other texts for GIZ media. This includes sourcing and documenting case studies of best practices, for in house and external use.
  • Advise staff on the regulations and contacts tor PR In the interests of a uniform GIZ image.
Other Duties/additional Tasks: Perform other duties and tasks at the request of management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the GIZ Public Relations Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree with a focus on; Communications, Development studies, international development, rural development, environmental management and/or relevant linkages to event management and public relations
  • First experience in public relations and event management
  • Experience working with local authorities and communities
  • Experience in thematic areas linked to Renewable Energy (RE), Energy Efficiency (EE) and/ or climate change .
  • Ability to meet commitments, plan ahead of time, observe deadlines and achieve results
  • Ability to express his/herself clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with media production
  • Experience in event management
  • Editorial experience, experience in writing articles and press releases
  • Good working knowledge of ICT technologies, related software and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Phone, email and internet skills
  • Team building skills
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • At least five years of experience in the development field including a focus on media work, public relations, event management and internal communications.
  • Knowledge of relevant RE and EE activities tissues in Uganda
  • Experience working with various stakeholders (local authorities, national governments, international bodies)
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural context and within international organizations
  • Gender awareness about issues surrounding RE and EE
  • Strong social, communicative, organizational and intercultural skills
  • Some experience in monitoring and evaluation, reporting and research, preparation of program contextualization.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O Box 34934, Kampala Uganda by email: hr@futureoptionsug.com  Tel: +256 414 231204/6.

NB: This is a national position. Applications and CV should be in one document. No other attachments are required at this stage, and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Several A’ Level Writing Jobs - Story Corps - Pangea Educational Development (PED)

Organization: Pangea Educational Development
Duty Station:  Western, Northern and Eastern Uganda
Reports to: Story Curator

About US:
Pangea Educational Development (PED) is a US founded non-profit organization dedicated to empowering schools and unifying communities through sustainable education. PED believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was developed to empower schools to improve their own educating circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for under resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable.

Job Summary:  The Story Corps members will work with the Story Curator to collect and record traditional Ugandan stories from their region. The Story Corps members will also be asked to transcribe and translate collected stories. The position will be based in the corp member's local region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Identify community elders/members with traditional stories to share.
·         Coordinate and facilitate the recording of 5 traditional stories per month in a natural environment
·         Transcribe and translate each story into line by line script for submission to Story Curator
·         Suggest relevant cultural activities to include at the end of each story
·         Aiding the Country Director & Story Curator in the capture of podcast material.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a UACE Certificate
·         Demonstrated community involvement, extensive knowledge of local customs and traditions Required
·         Superior oral and written communication skills in English and a relevant local language (Runyakore/Rukiga, Dhopadhola, Ngakarimojong,) Required
·         Computer fluency and understanding of Microsoft Suite Required
·         Preferred Languages: Ngakarimojong, Runyakore/Rukiga & Dhopadhola 

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:
·         A passionate working environment
·         Building your capacity in all areas of your work

How to Apply:
Please submit updated CV and cover letter to nathan@pangeaeducation.org

Deadline: 23rd November 2018

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Communications and Learning Coordinator NGO Jobs - GOAL International

Organisation: GOAL International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Director

About US:
GOAL International is an international non-profit organization that was founded in 1977 and works to promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 16 countries, with our head office in Dublin, Ireland.

GOAL leads a Consortium with Mercy Corps, VSO and Restless Development to implement the Driving Youth-led New Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC) program in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation. DYNAMIC is a five-year program (2015-2020) that aims to increase the employment, self-employment, income and resilience of youth aged 15-24 by promoting effective and efficient agricultural market systems for and with youth.
Job Summary:  DYNAMIC requires a creative and technically strong communications expert to design, produce and disseminate multi-media materials based on the programmatic learning designed into DYNAMIC for multiple internal and external audiences. Reporting to the DYNAMIC Program Director and working very closely with the GOAL Uganda MEAL  Coordinator, the post holder needs to be someone who will inject energy and creativity into our content strategy and communicate with various audiences in an innovative and engaging way. The successful individual will be expected to spend significant time with the program teams across all nine target districts in Northern Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Works collaboratively across the consortium organizations, and especially with the technical and MEAL team to develop a comprehensive research driven learning plan and ensure that research results from the MEAL team are translated into timely and valuable content for specific and identified internal and external communications and dissemination. 
  • Lead and facilitate the prioritization, process and technical aspects of a wide array of learning content and data compilation related to DYNAMIC market system program impacts, in view of informing future program efforts.
  • Oversees the plan, development, creative design, production and dissemination of high-quality communication and learning materials such as learning briefs, case studies, success/challenge stories, newsletters, blogs, photo journals and videos.
  • Keeps regular contact with Program Director, MEAL Coordinator, Deputy Program Directors, Market Development Advisor and Market Systems Advisor (Dublin based) to update on the progress of the development of learning agenda and materials and provide ongoing support for the successful disseminations and external communications. 
  • Keep the DYNAMIC communications and branding strategy up to date and relevant; contribute to brand management, marketing of DYNAMIC program and overall communications efforts.
  • Liaise with Dublin Communications team to develop messaging and plan potential dissemination and media outreach around DYNAMIC program stories relevant to external audience including the program funder
  • Serve as liaison to key local, national and international media (in accordance to GOAL media policy)-, serving as DYNAMIC program spokesperson, writing and editing press materials.
  • Prepare timely, accurate and interactive bimonthly DYNAMIC newsletters.
  • Participate in donor meetings, government meetings/event, agricultural events and conferences and provide feedback or report on key take ways and learnings of external events.
  • Undertake other tasks as agreed with the Program Director. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the GOAL International Communications and Learning Coordinator job placement must have at least five years of experience in a similar role.
  • An excellent understanding of creative communication and copywriting
  • Experienced in creating and publishing content
  • Experienced in shooting, editing and publishing high quality video content.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to proof documents to an international standard.
  • Possess a good understanding of and eye for creative design and competency using design and video editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Suite) 
  • A relevant communications / media third level degree
  • Media registration in Uganda

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda on the email: recruitment@ug.goal.ie. PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES, indicate the job title in the subject line.

Deadline: 21st November 2018 

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