Uganda National NGO Forum Communication & Knowledge Management Officer Jobs

Uganda National NGO Forum Communication & Knowledge Management Officer Jobs


Main Purpose of the Job

  • The Communication and Knowledge Management Officer position is key in the results
    management component of UNNGOF. S/he will implement and enhance the current system of gathering, interpreting and managing multiple forms of information and resources necessary for learning, along with managing knowledge generated and necessary for visibility and branding of UNNGOF work.

  • S/he will work as part of the team to develop and implement communication strategies that will further UNNGOF’s goals; capture, distribute and effectively use knowledge both internally and externally.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for UNNGOF’s communication strategy planning, implementation and
    providing an overall framework for priorities in use of websites, databases, social and
    traditional media;

  • Support the development and promotion of organizational publicity materials including
    message development, social media content management and media outreach;

  • Contribute to identifying key accomplishments, learning opportunities, and findings to highlight through communications channels and products to increase the accessibility and utilization of project information;

  • Develop annual work plans and budgets for Communication & Knowledge Management and ensure delivery of set targets;

  • Provide ad-hoc support to the Executive Director and Management in producing engaging content for various target audiences;

  • Take lead in the production of institutional publications i.e. annual reports, newsletters,
    brochures, fact sheets, success stories and coordinate communication activities or events of UNNGOF;

  • Periodically review and give oversight to all external communication and where required, edit reports and proposals for clarity;

  • Build and maintain strategic
    relations with journalists and media houses to advance
    UNNGOF work and visibility;

  • Maintain website and social media activities of UNNGOF, especially with a sense for
    making it attractive for a broader public;

  • Participate in the writing and publishing of articles in various mediums; and

  • Perform any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description in mutual discussion and agreement with your supervisor or his/her representative.

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum of University Degree in Communication, Journalism or a related field;

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Communications and or Knowledge Management
    within the NGO Sector or any relevant sector;

  • Working knowledge of local and international media outlets including social media;

  • Exceptional analytical, oral and written communication skills; and

  • Enthusiastic and energetic personality; willing to work long hours including travel.

    How to apply

  • Suitable and qualified candidates should submit their applications, detailed CVs including 3 referees and copies of professional/academic certificates to the Executive Director via email at

  • jobs@ngoforum.or.ug

  • All applications should be submitted by close of business on Friday 26th February 2021.



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