Jobs in Uganda - Communications Coordinator Job at Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Communications Coordinator post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

JOB DETAILS:
Position: Communications Coordinator - (1 Post)
Duty Station: RHU Head Office, Kampala
Reports to: Advocacy and Communications Manager
Job Role
Guided by the innovative technologies, strengthen and maintain internal and external communications, through coordinating/supporting the communication function: public/media relations; documentations; SBCC, etc. Support the advocacy and fundraising functions; and position key SRHR issues to increase access to reproductive health and rights information and services, especially to young people. .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop and roll out the communication plan for the project, and disseminate
2. Tailored communication messages through different channels
3. Build a virtual collaborative forum for exchanging strategic advocacy and communications
4. Empower communities/young people and facilitate their ability IPPF to hold different policy makers accountable
5. Facilitate interface between decision-makers and the community through micro consultative forums
6. Provide support to officers and relevant staff to document, report, and share RHU and partner best practices
7. Document and share information regarding activities and salient events in the print and electronic media, including the website
8. Update the RHU online media- social media platforms and website on a regular basis
9. Monitor and evaluate the implementation communications activities
10. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


Job Skills: Not Specified


Training and experience
• Bachelor’s degree in communication from an accredited university or college and three years of appropriate NGO experience in designing and implementing health related communications programmes include using innovative technologies.
• Knowledge of desktop publishing software.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
• Possessing additional training/knowledge in ICT
Knowledge, skills and temperament
Knowledge and skills in audience analysis, segmentation and communication of reproductive health messages. Skill in documenting information and packaging it for wider sharing. Experience in working with the media and other Stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, and ability to coach, guide, and build task-oriented teams. Online data analytics skills, and social media management
Other Personal Attributes
The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role.
The candidate must be pro-choice


Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communication


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Application procedure

Submit application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well as the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:
The Executive Director,
Reproductive Health Uganda,
P.O. Box 10746
Kampala
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)
Closing Date: 11th February, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
NB: Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Date Posted: 2021-02-03

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