USAID Project Careers – Information/Communications Specialist at Energy and Security Group (ESG)

Organization: Energy and
Security Group (ESG)
Project Funding Source:
USAID  
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is a consulting firm assisting a
client to address the need to increase and expand the use of clean energy in
Uganda to enhance economic performance, promote energy security, improve
quality of life, and advance resource sustainability.
Job Summary: The
Information/Communications Specialist manages external and internal
communications and promotes a positive public image and control the
dissemination of information on behalf of the project.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Develop effective communication
    strategies.
  • Organize initiatives and plan events or press
    conferences.
  • Solicit information for success stories
    from partners. Draft and/or edit success 
    stories with appropriate photographs
  • Develop media materials, including videos
    and social media products
  • Assist in communication of strategies or
    messages from senior leadership.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant should at least have five years
    of experience as a communications specialist or in a related role.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    corporate communications and project management.
  • Excellent verbal and written English
    communication skills.
  • Experience in a variety of print and web
    media publications.
  • Excellent editing, formatting, and
    research skills.
  • Ability to work individually and as part
    of a team.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments
    and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with USAID or donor programs.
  • Experience with Clean Energy
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated resume and
cover letter to: Uganda.info@energyandsecurity.com as soon as possible.
Execution is set to start in October and we welcome your application to these
opportunities. Please provide 3 references and their contact information.
Deadline: 6th October 2017 
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