Jobs in Uganda - Communications Officer Job at DefendDefenders

Communications Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 March 2021

Hiring Organization: DefendDefenders

JOB DETAILS:
DefendDefenders, an NGO protecting and promoting human rights defenders {HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa, is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Communications Officer, who will be in charge of managing our public profile, online and offline. .

Tasks include:
• producing regular media and communications output (press releases, newsletters, HRD profiles, etc.);
• maintaining and strategically using our website and social media;
• planning and executing online and offline campaigns;
• producing audio-visual content;
• editing and designing print and digital materials and publications;
• networking with strategic media actors and partner organisations;
• assist with advocacy; and
• train HRDs in strategic and effective communication.

Desired profile:
• excellent written and editing skills;
• experience with Adobe Cloud, Wordpress/Elementor, audio-visual recording equipment, and social media monitoring and campaigning;
• exceptional interpersonal skills;
• willing to travel;
• background in communications or journalism; and
• passion for human rights.
• Fluency in Arabic, French or Portuguese an advantage.

The successful candidate should work independently and effectively to meet deadlines with minimal supervision, is self-motivated, highly organised, and a team player that can provide guidance.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Application procedure

To apply, submit to jobs@defenddefenders.org  by 10 March 2021:
• a cover letter;
• CV including two references;
• an unedited writing sample (1000-1500 words, preferably on human rights); and
• an analysis of our lnstagram (250-500 words, including suggestions to grow audience)
More information on www.defenddefenders.org

Date Posted: 2021-03-02

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