SIHA Network Communications Officer Jobs in Uganda

SIHA Network Communications Officer Jobs in Uganda


Profile

  • SIHA is looking for a savvy Communications Officer to come aboard our organization for a dynamic employment opportunity.

  • The Communications Officer will ensure effective implementation of SIHA’s communication and advocacy strategy, media relations and organizational outreach efforts.

  • Central to this function will be the provision of communications support to Advocacy and Communications Division and curation of SIHA’s social media interaction across a multitude of platforms under the direct supervision of the Regional Advocacy and Communications Officer.

  • If you've got your finger on the pulse of communications trends, social media, research and/or advocacy, you're exactly what we're looking for.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Support the Communications and Advocacy division in the following tasks:

    • Implement ongoing development and maintenance of the SIHA website and other organizational online platforms like Wikipedia; **

    • Assist with the preparation and production of communication materials, including fast facts brochures, newsletters and publications;**

    • Update SIHA Network social media on a regular basis with relevant material, highlighting key events and achievements;**

    • Assist in executing any campaigns and events that the SIHA Network Communications and Advocacy division undertake;**

    • Provide support in developing press and public statements capturing key messages of SIHA Network’s work; **

    • Contribute towards the development of new vectors of communication to support the Communications and Advocacy division;**

    • Assist in planning and implementing new initiatives from the division;**

    • Assist in writing press releases and feature articles related to activities/events;**

    • Assist the RACO and the rest of the division and programme with any other duties as may be assigned;**

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong expertise
    in Information Technology (IT) with a focus on software skills and content management systems like WordPress; digital tools and social media platforms;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Have at least 3 to 5 years of work experience in the field of gender and advocacy in a civil society environment;

    • University degree in the field of IT, communications, journalism or equivalent;

    • Excellent command of written and spoken English is mandatory;

    • Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail;

    • Ability to write clearly and concisely;

    • Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds;

    Key Competencies

    • Proactive and practical-minded

    • Team Player

    • Excellent writing skills

    • Quick learner

    • Self-reliant

    • Good computer skills

  • Creative

    How to Apply

  • Interested Candidates are asked to provide their current CV and Cover Letter, expressing her/his motivation in applying and relevant experience/expertise, to SIHA’s Human Resources Department

  • humanresourcesiha@gmail.com before 24th July 2020. Please enter “Application Materials: Communications Officer”.

  • Due to the anticipated volume of applications, please note that SIHA will contact only shortlisted candidates. We thank you for your interest in joining SIHA!


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