Communication Associate Jobs in Mbale Uganda

Communication Associate Jobs in Mbale Uganda


Job Summary:

Performs and provides logistical support duties for communication program team members. Supports by coordinating across media relations, internal communications, editorial, social media, design and/or events teams. Prepares documents and reports, uses office technology as required (email distribution programs, media databases, contact databases, etc.), compiles and organizes records, posts information. Coordinates meetings as requested. Collects and verifies data, summarizes and reconciles information.

Serves as a resource on organizational and departmental policies and procedures in order to coordinate activities across team.

Oversees dissemination of invites, newsletters, releases and other announcements. Organize, manage and build strategic target audience lists.

Assists in department budget management and tracking.

Supports the development of select materials from draft to final document copy edits. Assists with print pieces, design material and other communications tools as needed.

May provide support for special events and manage forms and processes related to events.

Accountabilities:

  • Performs and provides logistical support duties in the area of communications, design or media relations in association with program work to team members.
  • Supports these efforts by coordinating across media relations, internal communications, editorial, social media in support of program team members.
  • Prepares documents and reports, uses office technology as required (email distribution programs, media databases, contact databases, etc.), compiles and organizes records, posts information.
  • Prepares documents, reports and briefing materials for consultants, staff and clients.
    Serves as a resource on organizational and departmental policies and procedures in order to coordinate activities across team.
  • Oversees dissemination of invites, newsletters, releases and other announcements.
    Organize, manage and build strategic target audience lists.
  • Supports the development of select materials from draft to final document copyedits.
  • Coordinates
    meetings as requested.
    Assists in department budget management and tracking.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Applied Knowledge & Skills:
  • Knowledge of communications, design and program principles.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft office products, databases and list dissemination tools.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and draft reports.

    Problem Solving & Impact:
  • Works on problems that require problem solving skills.
  • Exercises good judgment within defined practices and policies to perform duties.
  • Decisions made can affect organization because of the highly visible nature of the department.
  • Supervision Given/Received:
  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Receives instructions on new assignments.
  • Reports to Manager or Director.

    Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Journalism, English, Communications or related field.

    Experience:
  • Typically requires 0-2 years of Communications experience.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Prior experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) preferred.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 19th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Communication Associate Jobs in Mbale Uganda

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