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Published: Sep 15, 2022 (12 days ago)

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Experience and requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in marketing, communication, revenue mobilization, particularly in support of media services and programs
  • Experience in agricultural extension and advisory services
  • Experience working in or closely with the not-for profit, for-profit and public sectors
  • Experience work with rural radio stations, particularly in production and marketing
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English. Communication skills in Swahili are an asset
  • Willing and able to travel if required.
Knowledge
  • Knowledge of principles and success factors for networking, business development, marketing, and resource mobilization
  • Knowledge of broadcasting, communication for development and digital advisory services
  • Knowledge of the functioning of the agricultural advisory system and services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Knowledge of digital communication service providers
Skills and attributes
  • Powerful communicator and networker
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a strong capacity for teamwork
  • Excellent contacts and connections in the public, private and civil society sectors
  • Good skills in market research
  • High level of integrity
  • Good capacity in terms of organization and management time; ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • At ease working with minimal supervision and limited resources.


Responsibilities
Experience and requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in marketing, communication, revenue mobilization, particularly in support of media services and programs
  • Experience in agricultural extension and advisory services
  • Experience working in or closely with the not-for profit, for-profit and public sectors
  • Experience work with rural radio stations, particularly in production and marketing
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English. Communication skills in Swahili are an asset
  • Willing and able to travel if required.
Knowledge
  • Knowledge of principles and success factors for networking, business development, marketing, and resource mobilization
  • Knowledge of broadcasting, communication for development and digital advisory services
  • Knowledge of the functioning of the agricultural advisory system and services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Knowledge of digital communication service providers
Skills and attributes
  • Powerful communicator and networker
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a strong capacity for teamwork
  • Excellent contacts and connections in the public, private and civil society sectors
  • Good skills in market research
  • High level of integrity
  • Good capacity in terms of organization and management time; ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • At ease working with minimal supervision and limited resources.


Raise awareness of and interest in the e-Extension platform project among prospective partners and stakeholders
  • Develop and facilitate communication strategies to raise awareness of the e-Extension Platform project
  • Meet with key stakeholders in the public, civil society, and private sectors to introduce the project and invite their participation
  • Organize and facilitate promotional awareness-raising events related to the Platforms project
Identify, engage, and involve all potential platform stakeholders in the Dialogue and Knowledge Sharing Platform project in Uganda.
  • Secure and facilitate the commitment of the Ministry of Agriculture’s extension department, support the Ministry in building e-Extension platforms into their extension system, and facilitate the active involvement of public extension workers as focal persons in the e-Extension platforms.
  • Directly engage the owners and directors of partner radio stations as champions of the e-Extension platforms.
  • Mobilize civil society organizations and NGOs as partners and clients of the platforms.
  • Identify and connect with private sector organizations that can contribute to and benefit from the platforms
  • Engage knowledge partners and researchers as partners in the development of content agendas and messages for the e-Extension platforms
  • Identify and engage digital advisory service providers and facilitate the integration of their services into the platforms.
Mobilize contributions from stakeholders to grow and sustain e-Extension Platforms
  • Conduct research to determine whether and how stakeholders can and may contribute resources toward the continuation of e-Extension Platforms
  • Develop “case for investment” promotional materials, investment types and levels, and contract templates for businesses and other stakeholders to contribute resources as Platform supporters, clients, sponsors or advertisers
  • Negotiate and secure contributions from a variety of stakeholders, including public sector, civil society, NGO and private companies
  • Develop revenue- and cost-sharing policies and agreements with the radio stations that deliver the platforms.
  • Develop report templates and deliver reports to stakeholders that assure them that their contributions are achieving results


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