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Advocacy & Public Relations Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 May 2021

Hiring Organization: ADRA Uganda

Job Details:

Job Summary:
The Advocacy & Public Relations Assistant is responsible for strengthening the capacity of the project in advocacy, public relations and for planning, implementation and coordination of the advocacy & public relations outputs in the projects. Specifically, s/he shall ensure that the following advocacy & public relations outputs are fulfilled: 


Some of the Roles of the Advocacy & Public Relations Assistant are as follows:
• The Advocacy & Public Relations Assistant will map key stakeholders in Acholiland and their policies
• The Advocacy & Public Relations Assistant will also collect data using web resources, newspapers, meetings and also contribute to writing reports
• Assist the Advocacy & Public Relations Officer in analyzing information for all advocacy campaigns and framework
• Propose advocacy avenues/forums/platforms
• Assist the Advocacy & Public Relations Officer in the development and/or regular updating of the Advocacy Policy, strategies and action plans for all of ADRA’s projects and programs
• Assist in the overall planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of the advocacy policy, strategies and action plans in all of ADRA’s projects and programs
• Assist the Advocacy & Public Relations Officer in the development of fundable project/program proposals on advocacy
• Collect project data and write advocacy articles and case stories for publication in ADRA Newsletters, Annual Reports, ADRA website, and in national/international publications
• Identify and document lessons learned as well as best practices in advocacy in the project and share them with ADRA staff and other relevant partners
• Assist in training ADRA staff in the Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) and how to work with advocacy issues in their program areas
• Support ADRA staff (who will be working with the CBOs) and the local leaders in making their own advocacy plans
• Monitor and evaluate the progress of the different programs in their implementation of advocacy plans
• Support the CBO/Gs, local leaders and ADRA staff in the identification, articulation, prioritization and documentation of advocacy issues (e.g. indigenous peoples’ rights, gender issues, HIV/AIDS issues e.t.c.) and support forums to enable them to be brought up to the national and/or international levels
• Represent ADRA in various advocacy forums and events as shall be assigned by your immediate supervisor or ADRA
• Be responsible for reporting on achievements made or challenges encountered in advocacy issues to stakeholders and donors on a biannual basis
• Coordinate and develop a good relationship with mainstream media houses and the press

Job Skills : Not Specified

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, International Development or a related field
• Minimum of 2 years working experience in media, public relations and/or non-profit media activities and achievements
• Good administrative and organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure to meet deadlines
• Networking and collaboration skills
• Excellent program implementation and report writing skills
• Demonstrated ability in Data Collection, Data Management and Analysis
• Computer skills, especially statistical analysis
• Analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
• Skills in capacity building, training, and coaching
• Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the internet
• Knowledge of project cycle and related tools and methodologies
• Must be fluent in written and oral English
• Basic familiarity with the Luo language will be an added advantage
• Basic cultural knowledge of Acholiland, including the Districts of Agago, Pader, Kitgum, and Lamwo. Working experience with the Luo people will be an added advantage

Application procedure

Please visit: http://adrauganda.org/join-our-team/advocacy-pr-assistant/  for applications

Date Posted: 2021-05-06

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