Earn about 2m as Information and Communication Assistant at Belgian Development Agency (BTC) Uganda

Job Title:           Information and Communication Assistant
Organization: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC) Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX 1,900,000 and
UGX 2,000,000
About US:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its
expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of
the international community and works towards a society that provides present
and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and
fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and
programmes in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future,
BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made
by the Minister of Development Cooperation.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Take part in the design and planning of
activities in order to be able to communicate about them
·        
Develop a communication strategy for the TTE
project and follow-up its implementation
·        
Develop promotion materials in link with the
communication strategy, such as leaflets, posters…
·        
Ensure capitalization of TTE project activities
and products by developing communication materials such as videos, photos,
newsletters, reports and others
·        
Set up a database of photographs of TTE project
·        
Actively contribute to the elaboration (content,
lay out…) and diffusion of TIET Newsletter
·        
Write articles on TTE project activities for an
internal (BTC) and external audience (open BTC, Impact magazine, newspaper,)
·        
Update social media channels on a regular basis
(Facebook pages ATL & Libraries,…)
·        
Create online platforms for sharing information
between National Teachers Colleges (for research, for pedagogical projects….)
·        
Actively participate in communication meetings
with the Representation Office of BTC Uganda
·        
Generate and update a contact list of
journalists and media (press, radio, TV) that can be called upon for specific
tasks
·        
Prepare press missions
·        
Participate to any other relevant project
activities.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Communication (or related studies: media relations, journalism…) preferably
in the education sector
·        
At least two years’ experience in the
communication sector
·        
Excellent verbal and written skills in English
Excellent copywriting skills
·        
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (excel,
outlook, word, PowerPoint, Publisher) and internet Ability to produce a wide
range of communication materials, including press releases, PowerPoint
presentations and layouts for both web and print.
·        
Experience with social media
·        
Experience in the education sector is an asset
·        
Willingness to work overtime and ability to bear
stress
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an
application letter, an updated CV (Resume) with copies of academic and
professional certificates as well at least 3 (Three) recent referees with their
contacts addressed to;
Human Resource Officer;
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to: hr.uganda@btcctb.org
Deadline: 23rd
October 2017
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