Communications Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:            Communications Officer
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Communications
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts
in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will
not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.
All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will
to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Communications
Officer WNRR will support the West Nile Refugee Response Program to achieve its
strategic objectives through; production of high quality communication
resources (stories, photos, videos) for internal and external use, supporting
grant acquisition processes, media engagements, VIP field visits, inter-agency
coordination, branding and visibility.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Writing Impact Stories, taking high quality photos, Videos and audio)
  • Identifying, documenting and dissemination
    of most significant change/need stories and promising best practices
  • The jobholder will gather compelling
    visual resources (photos, videos, audio) for awareness creation and donor
  • Create monthly content for webpage and
    social media channels
  • Pitch News angles to local and
    international media
  • Support programs team to prepare reports
    and other donor-engagement materials
  • Provide support in producing the West Nile
    Refugee Response Monthly Situation report and News Letter
Media/VIP /donor visits and engagements
  • Provide support in the planning for media
    field visits. (Working on itineraries/ doing pre-visits to locations)
  • Participate in weekly/monthly inter-agency
    coordination meetings
  • Ensure all journalists/media crews get
    media accreditation before they proceed to the response location.
  • Ensuring all visitors and media crews read,
    understand and sign on our child protection protocols
  • Ensuring all VIP guests are treated with
    utmost professionalism and care
Brand management, Visibility and reputation risk
  • Reputation risk monitoring and key
  • Ensuring all field programs and staff have
    adequate branding and visibility materials.
  • Tasked with ensuring proper usage of the
    World Vision logo and colors for all branded materia

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Communications
    Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in
    communications/journalism/media studies
  • Three years’ experience in similar role,
    preferably with non-government organization
  • Candidates should be proficient with
    Skills in editing software like adobe InDesign, Adobe illustrator, Adobe
    Premier pro, or Publisher
  • Strong writing and editing skills required
  • Video and photography skills required
  • Interviewing skills and ability to create
    safe spaces for conversations
  • Strategic thinking
  • Good coordination skills
  • Be a self starter
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 15th
December 2017
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