Communications Specialist Job at Mildmay Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director
Organisation: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Directorate: Executive Director’s Office
Job Summary: The position holder will be responsible for spearheading strategic direction initiatives and, planning, coordination, and management of Mildmay Uganda’s integrated Marketing, Public Relations, and Strategic Communications programme.
S/He will work with both external and internal stakeholders to promote a positive image of Mildmay Uganda as well as ensure public knowledge of the services provided.
About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda. Situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Mildmay Uganda is seeking applications from experienced and motivated people interested in a rewarding career undertaking the challenging roles.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors and Master’s degree in a relevant field, including public relations, journalism, communication, or marketing.
·         S/he must have at least 5 years relevant professional experience preferably NGO exposure.
·         Successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as demonstrable skills in net working and collaboration; partnership management; Public Relations & advocacy
·         Good communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are crucial.
·         Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.
·         Must be flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda.
·         Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the requirements should apply to:
The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay
Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza at
hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the subject of the email, the position applied for or to the address
P.O. Box 24985, Kampala.
Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of which should be a former employer). Candidates with incomplete information will not be short-listed
Deadline: 2nd January, 2013
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