Membership and Communications Officer Career Jobs – NatureUganda

Organisation:  NatureUganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
NatureUganda is the operational name of the Eastern Africa Natural
History Society, the oldest conservation NGO in East Africa. It was set up in
1909 as a scientific organization with the aim of documenting the diversity of
wildlife in East Africa. The mission of Nature Uganda is to promote the
understanding, appreciation and conservation of nature in Uganda. In pursuing
this mission, NatureUganda strives to: enhance knowledge of Uganda’s
biodiversity and critical habitats, create nature friendly public, advocate for
policies favourable to the environment, take action to conserve priority
species, sites and habitats. This aim encompasses conservation, awareness
rising and advocacy. Nature Uganda is a membership organization and has a
dynamic programme of events as a means of servicing the membership and
promoting appreciation of nature in Uganda and beyond.
Job Summary: The Membership
and Communications Officer will serve as the head of delivering the membership
services, promotional and communications activities of Nature Uganda.
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will formulate strategies
    and initiatives to: retain members; recruit new members; increase events
    participation and increase the media profile of the organization
  • Manage the daily operations, planning, and
    implementation of Nature Uganda membership activities including
    recruitment and retention, and data management
  • Tasked with the drafting of regular
    communications with members and friends and maintain various databases and
    name banks
  • Promote the implementation of attractive
    membership activities and events
  • Work closely with individuals, groups,
    institutions and organizations that are potential members, providing
    appropriately information related to the organization
  • Co-ordinate the establishment of Nature
    Uganda branches, working groups and together with respective Coordinators
    or conveners design and implement their activity programmes
  • Membership duties that include
    Implementing strategies and initiatives to recruit and attract new
    members; service and retain existing membership
  • Events and programs duties to implement
    marketing and promotional campaigns for the various membership and
    corporate events and programs
  • Communication duties that include
    E-Newsletters, other publications, WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA tools to share
    NatureUganda work and programmes and finally management of MEDIA
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal applicant must hold a University
    degree or equivalent in Marketing, Public Relations, Mass Communication,
    Information Technology, Development Studies.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant
    working experience in areas such as communication, membership management,
    database management, marketing and similar experiences.
  • Good technical knowledge of conservation
    issues as well as the political issues arising from conservation and good
    network with the conservation stakeholders in Uganda
  • Excellent public speaking and writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
    self-motivated, creative, and able to work with a variety of people,
    singly or as a team
  • Good IT skills are highly desirable and of
    considerable advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications addressed to the Executive Director NatureUganda with an updated
CV and covering letter via E-mail to: or deliver to
NatureUganda Offices on Plot 1 Katalima Crescent Lower Naguru, P.O. Box 27034
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 12th March 2017 by 5pm

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