RUFORUM Corporate Communication & Advocacy Officer Office Jobs in Uganda

RUFORUM Corporate Communication & Advocacy Officer Office Jobs in Uganda


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Plan and develop communications and advocacy policy and strategy

  • Implement communications and advocacy strategies and initiatives aimed at enhancing
    the visibility and identity of RUFORUM and enhancing relationships between
    RUFORUM and its partners and networks.

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives aimed at promoting RUFORUM as
    an organization

  • Identify new or nurture existing communications partnerships and media alliances

  • Organize media, publicity or advocacy events and meetings between RUFORUM, its
    partners and the public

  • Compile, upload and update information on suitable on-line platforms in the RUFORUM
    website, and in particular the RUFORUM impact platform, in collaboration with the KHub Unit.

  • Manage media/press relations and social media accounts

  • Develop information material that includes handouts, brochures, annual reports, press
    releases, magazines, quarterly/half-yearly newsletter, multimedia programs, videos
    and films.

  • Provide technical support and guidance to Units of the Secretariat, RUFORUM Partners
    and networks on matters regarding communications and advocacy.

  • Organize and facilitate exhibitions and other events that bring together RUFORUM and
    its partners including the Ministerial, Annual and Triennial conferences.

  • Compile and update record of RUFORUM contacts including the contacts of Secretariat
    staff, RUFORUM Governance officials, staff of consortium universities and network
    members.

    Job Requirements

  • The interested applicant should have at least a Masters degree with basic background in
    the field of Mass Communication, Agricultural Information & Communications, or other
    related fields and she or he should have basic training in project management, publicity,
    Public relations, Media Relations or Publishing Development.

  • The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM

    Critical Competences and skills

  • Ability to analyze, make deductions and anticipate future communications and
    advocacy trends

  • Ability to be creative, generate
    new or unique ideas and innovative ways of doing
    things.

  • Ability to consider image and credibility before undertaking any course of action

  • Ability to scan the internal and external environment for opportunities to propel
    RUFORUM’s image, promotional initiatives and future naturally beneficial partnership and networks

  • Ability to package information to specific effect in line with RUFORUM Vision 2030

  • Ability to establish and nurture constructive, friendly, cooperative and mutually
    beneficial relationships

  • Ability to write publishable synthesis reports, stories and briefs

  • Good computer skills

  • Good communication and writing skills

  • Ability to strive to achieve results.

    Work Experience

  • Three or more years of similar work in a busy and reputable organization.

    How to Apply

  • Applications with detailed curriculum vitae (in pdf form), copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees, the applicant’s skype address and daytime telephone contact should be sent online to our e-mail with the subject Corporate Communication & Advocacy
    Officer.

  • Submit application by email to

  • secretariat@ruforum.org and include 2 page motivation statement and copy (ies) of relevant academic documents. The file should not
    exceed 5 MBS.

  • Commencement: As soon as a suitable candidate is identified

  • Closing date: Interested applicants should submit their applications electronically by 5pm on 16 March 2021

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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