Marketing and Communications Officer UK Careers – Montrose

Organization: Montrose
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Montrose is an international development project management and
consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing
world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and
private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral
development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and
other development stakeholders. Montrose has its head office in UK, and
regional offices in Africa (Kampala) and Asia-Pacific (Yangon).
Job Summary: The Marketing
and Communications Officer will support our continued growth within the
international development sector. You will be a core member of the Montrose
team, working closely with our UK, Africa and Asia-Pacific regional offices. As
a growing company, we are looking for an individual who has bright ideas and
can implement the company’s marketing and communications strategy; managing
project-specific communications including online, website and social media
platforms; communications and IT support to projects, offices and bid development;
capacity building on marketing & communications within the company; as well
as project management support. The role offers exciting opportunities for
travel within the UK, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Company Communications and Marketing:
·        
Formulate and implement the marketing and
communications strategy for Montrose
·        
Design communication and marketing materials for
the company, subsidiaries and projects
·        
Design and manage our social media platforms,
and lead the design and content management of the company website.
·        
Offer technical support to the Montrose team
during the development of proposal for new projects.
Project Communications:
·        
Drive the development of marketing and
communication materials for our diverse range of projects, including project
updates on social media
·        
Travel to the projects across a range of
developing countries, to document project impact and outcomes, and provide
communications support to project staff.
Technical Support: You will be responsible for delivering
capacity building and mentoring within the company and to Project Knowledge
Management and Communications personnel.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in marketing and communications, web design and development, and/or
other relevant discipline
·        
At least three to five years of relevant work
experience – preferably in developing contexts
·        
Excellent written and spoken English –
additional languages a bonus
·        
Excellent web development and database
management skills
·        
Good knowledge of relevant computer software
packages
·        
Comprehensive experience designing and managing
diverse social media platforms
·        
Excellent editorial and writing skills
·        
Desire to learn and take on new challenges
·        
Right to work and reside in Kampala, Uganda
·        
Ability to travel within Africa and Asia-Pacific
as appropriate
·        
Familiarity with database and web design
software
·        
Skills and experience in graphic design
·        
Project management skills and experience
·        
Interest in international development
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
an updated and detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you
are suited for the position at hruk@montroseint.com
NB: Please include ‘MI-MCO-Uganda’
in the subject of your email. This is a rolling recruitment and applications
will be considered before the deadline.
Deadline: 12th
November 2017
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