Jobs in Uganda - Media Advocacy and Documentations Coordinator Job at Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Media Advocacy and Documentations 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: Media Advocacy and Documentations Coordinator (1)
Duty Station: RHU Head Office, Kampala
RHU is a Fully Accredited Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).
Reports to: Advocacy and Communications Manager IPPF
Job Role
Strengthen documentation, and take lead in planning, development and implementation of strategies for the strategic use of the media to advance social or public policies, through influencing the media, public, political/policy agendas towards FP/SRHR .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with key media houses at both national and subnational levels
2. Take lead in organising media field visits; press briefings, and interviews and production of communications and advocacy materials in support of FP/SRHR
3. Engage/influence the media to give extensive coverage of FP/SRHR issues
4. Building the capacity of key FP/SRHR champions to identify, understand, and apply media strategies to advocate for FP/SRHR policies
5. Provide support to relevant staff to document, report, and share best practices
6. Evaluate results and impact of media activities; reports on developments, trends and attitudes regarding the FP/SRHR media coverage
7. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor


Job Skills: Not Specified


Training and experience
• Bachelor’s degree in communication or journalism from an accredited university or college and three years of appropriate NGO experience in designing and implementing health-related communication programmes and working with the media.
• Experience in communication using digital technologies/online media.
• Possessing additional training in Advocacy, Behavioural Change
• Communication (BCC), or IEC will be an added advantage.
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, more so use of digital technologies.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, and ability to coach, guide, and build task-oriented teams.
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 or journalism


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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