Media/Communication/Outreach Specialist Job Opportunity – Citizens’ Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-Uganda)

Organisation: Citizens’
Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National
About US:
The Citizens’
Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-Uganda) is a consortium of 15
(fifteen) civil society organizations which have agreed to conduct a unified,
comprehensive, and effective domestic election observation mission for the 2016
general elections. The consortium’s intervention is guided by the overarching
need to promote transparency, integrity, and accountability, as well as
increase citizen participation in Uganda’s electoral process. CEON-Uganda will
conduct a twelve (12) -month election observation mission that will include
observing Pre-election, Election Day (E-day) and Post-election activities.
Job Summary:  The Media/Communication/Outreach Specialist
will primarily oversee CEON-Uganda’s media and communication team. The
incumbent will be tasked with the development and implementation of an
effective media, communications and outreach strategy to generate publicity and
promote an image of credibility and non-partisanship.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold relevant a Degree
in Communications, journalism or related field;
A minimum of five years’ experience in media work or
public relations;
Working knowledge of local and international media
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with a
motivation letter, updated CV, a writing sample and copies of certified academic
qualifications to: The Chairman, CEON-U, Human Rights House, Plot 1853, Lulume
Road, Nsambya, P.O. Box 11027, Kampala, Uganda. Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted
Deadline: 31st July, 2015 by

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