No Experience Communications & Franchise Marketing Associate GHC Fellowship Careers – LifeNet International

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Eligible Citizenship:
Ugandan
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
Position Code: G12-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills
and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda,
the United States, and Zambia.
About LN:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African health centers
to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa, LN works to
improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is specifically
dedicated to health systems strengthening in the faith-based sector. Through
partnerships with church-based health centers, LifeNet implements practical
responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary: The Communications
& Franchise Marketing Associate will have the opportunity to participate in
strategic initiatives and conversations around the development of fundraising,
marketing, publicity, and content creation with the LifeNet Development Officer
in the U.S. The position will also include a local focus working with our
Uganda leadership team in generating marketing content for our stakeholders, as
well as assisting in the design and implementation of a franchise marketing
strategy for LifeNet partner health centers in Uganda. This is a vital expansion
of our capacity to communicate internationally as well as nationally with
stakeholders across a variety of platforms. We are looking for a motivated,
creative individual with writing talents and an interest in multimedia,
story-telling, as well as an understanding of local marketing practices and
strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Communications & Franchise Marketing Associate will support the
activities of the Uganda team through:
·        
The jobholder will be designing organizational
promotion and reporting tools for stakeholders locally and internationally
·        
The Fellow will also supervise local story
telling and maintain our qualitative data collection process
·        
Manage the production and delivery of key
partnership communications to local stakeholders
·        
Support the development of media content in our
effort to communicate our work both to local and international stakeholders
·        
Work closely with our Development Officer to
engage in communication activities to elevate the LN brand and improve fundraising
efforts, including gathering of local data, creation of donor reports, managing
our social media accounts, and developing our audience further
·        
Tasked with designing and implementing a
franchise marketing strategy for LifeNet partner health centers to identify
them both to their communities as well as LN stakeholders in order to visualize
LifeNet’s impact in healthcare quality



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Communications
& Franchise Marketing Associate career placement should hold a Bachelor’s
degree or a master’s degree in communication, public health, or a related field
·        
Previous experience and use of social media
platforms to communicate organizational mission, goals, work, and successes
·        
Excellent writing and communication skills
·        
Proficiency in visual design and software use
·        
Experience and familiarity with Ugandan marketing
practices
·        
Organizational skills, ability to coordinate
activities across various departments and the ability to prioritize                    
·        
International or cross-cultural experience,
working within a diverse team context
·        
Interest or expertise in photography and/or
videography
·        
An excitement for analyzing complex
organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others
to implement, preferably in a low-resource environment
·        
Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial
team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
·        
Ability to function well in a diverse,
cross-cultural work environment
·        
Interpersonal and intercontinental communication
skills
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits,
and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional
growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes
the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’
behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall
experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific
placements:
·        
Monthly living stipend of $550
·        
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
·        
Housing, including utilities assistance
·        
Health or travel medical insurance
·        
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
·        
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
·        
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 17th January, 2018 at
11:59pm EST
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