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Integrated Seed and Sector Development Uganda -ISSD Uganda

Communications Officer - Fort Portal

Kampala, Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Senior Officer, Corporate Affairs

Kampala, Uganda

Office of the President

Communication Specialist

Kampala, Uganda

International Rescue Committee

Regional Communications Specialist, Playmatters

Kampala, Uganda

Isazeni Solutions

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Copy Writer

Kampala, Uganda

Binance

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SEO Content Specialist / Manager - BNB Chain

Kampala, Uganda

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Content Writer

Kampala, Uganda

Binance

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SEO Content Specialist / Manager - BNB Chain

Kampala, Uganda

Uganda Airlines

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Graduate Management Trainee – Public Relations

Kampala, Uganda

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Church World Service

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Senior Interpreter Support Assistant

Kampala, Uganda

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Published: Dec 1, 2022 (4 days ago)

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Position overview

The Communications Officer is responsible for communication of project news through newsletters, the

project’s website, social media and mass media; project events coordination; liaison with relevant mediahouses to showcase project progress and achievements, coordinating photography and audio- visualproduction; coordinating project branding etc. The position works closely with the monitoring andevaluation team and project thematic experts to collect and write project success stories.
Qualifications and Experience

▪ University degree in public and media relations or other relevant qualification.

▪ At least 3 years of relevant experience in mass media and public relations.

▪ Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office packages (Word, Excel, Access and

PowerPoint), internet use; and knowledge in website content management systems, image editors,desktop publishing and other graphic software.

▪ Proven skills in video and audio program making; digital storytelling is an added advantage.

▪ Skills in event management, and strong interpersonal relations.

▪ Working proficiency in English including excellent writing skills, and a good knowledge of one ormore local languages in Uganda is advantageous.

▪ Good knowledge and/or experience of the Uganda agricultural sector is an added advantage.


▪ Ability to meet agreed work-related deadlines is essential


▪ Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent interpersonal skills, and willingness to

travel extensively in Uganda


Responsibilities
Position overview

The Communications Officer is responsible for communication of project news through newsletters, the

project’s website, social media and mass media; project events coordination; liaison with relevant mediahouses to showcase project progress and achievements, coordinating photography and audio- visualproduction; coordinating project branding etc. The position works closely with the monitoring andevaluation team and project thematic experts to collect and write project success stories.
Qualifications and Experience

▪ University degree in public and media relations or other relevant qualification.

▪ At least 3 years of relevant experience in mass media and public relations.

▪ Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office packages (Word, Excel, Access and

PowerPoint), internet use; and knowledge in website content management systems, image editors,desktop publishing and other graphic software.

▪ Proven skills in video and audio program making; digital storytelling is an added advantage.

▪ Skills in event management, and strong interpersonal relations.

▪ Working proficiency in English including excellent writing skills, and a good knowledge of one ormore local languages in Uganda is advantageous.

▪ Good knowledge and/or experience of the Uganda agricultural sector is an added advantage.


▪ Ability to meet agreed work-related deadlines is essential


▪ Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent interpersonal skills, and willingness to

travel extensively in Uganda


▪ Develop a communication strategy for the project based on audience analysis in Uganda and for the
Dutch public.

▪ Delivery of the planned project communication strategies and ensure they are kept up to date.

▪ Maintaining regular social media presence for the project
▪ Supporting technical staff in designing and producing audio, video, and visually oriented training
materials for respective project thematic areas.

▪ Preparing articles and success stories illustrating project approaches and achievements.


▪ Liaison with media houses by promoting and maintaining contacts with local, regional and national

media actors.

▪ Assisting in editing, formatting, illustration and graphics of all reports and other promotion

documents such as project news briefs.

▪ Organizing the project photo and video library.

▪ Preparing quarterly newsletters for the project and keeping the website up to date with newstories/information

▪ Collecting feedback on, and evaluating the impact of, communications activities.

▪ Developing and coordinating the production of radio and video infomercials.

▪ Organizing promotional events, media campaigns and press releases to promote project themes,

messages, and achievements


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