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Project Associate (Communication and New Media) Career Opportunity – Citizens’ Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-Uganda)

Organisation: Citizens’
Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Communications
Manager
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 Project Associate (Communication and New
Media) will oversee the consortium’s social media profile including, recording
(video and still images) events, stories, editing them into consumable
versions, uploading them to various online platforms. The incumbent will be in
charge of steering the development of content for the website and other online
platforms. The officer will be required to have a nose for events and incidents
that make good news content.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold relevant a
University degree in journalism, communication or a related field;
·        
Possess excellent analytical, oral and written
communication skills a must.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in Media and IT
related fields
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
5:00PM
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