Fresher Communications Assistant Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
 Salary: UGX 34,149,393
About US:
Restless Development (Uganda)
is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young
people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation
and youth employment and livelihoods.
Job Summary: The Communications
Assistant Coordinator will develop our Communications strategy to increase
Restless Development Uganda’s visibility, enabling us to inform and influence
our partners, government and other actors. You will be highly creative and
organised with strong skills across various areas of communications including
social media, writing, video, editing, photography, event management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communications strategy 50% With support from your team, develop and
implement a 2-year communications strategy and annual plan to increase Restless
Development Uganda’s visibility including:
  • Social
    media (FB, Inst, Twitter, Blogs #WeAreRestless)
  • Event
    management – National Youth Working Group, International Youth Day,
    Restless Values day, partner events,
  • Media
    engagement incl press, TV, radio, online media, offline media, key
  • Youth
    Collective and Alumni engagement incl contact database management (CIVI)
  • Develop
    targets to track Restless Development Uganda’s visibility including
    website and social media engagement
  • Sharing
    programmes outputs and research in creative ways with our audiences.
  • Manage
    our brand, ensuring it is understood and used effectively by staff and helps
    achieve our goals and mission.
Content Development 25% Working with the Programmes and M&E Teams
and others, develop content including:
  • Developing
    and editing videos to engage external stakeholders
  • Photo
    library to include inspiring photos across all our work
  • Ensure
    photo and video content is well maintained and stays updated across our
  • Generating,
    writing and designing stories of change to share the impact of our work
  • Lead
    production design and distribution of innovative and high quality newsletters
    and annual report to update external stakeholders
  • Updating
    our website with new and relevant information
  • Curate
    all content so it is easily accessible for relevant stakeholders
Internal comms 20%
  • Be
    the link for the Restless Development Uganda Hub internally including
  • Taking
    and sharing minutes of Board and CLT meetings
  • Ensuring
    relevant information is accessible to all staff using Google drive
  • Connect
    and share updates to and from other Hubs and International
  • Track
    and share updates, trends and innovation on youth development from Gov’t,
    UN agencies, donors, movements and other key influencers to inform our
  • Editing
    documents for teams
  • Sharing
    monthly internal updates including leadership and programmes
Other Duties: 5%

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Restless Development Communications Assistant
    Coordinator job opportunity must hold a graduate level degree
  • Two
    years’ work experience in communications
  • Proven
    experience of coordinating communication projects from design to
    completion including evaluating impact
  • Excellent
    writing, editing, designing and photography skills
  • Ability
    to read, synthesis information to produce clear, well written summaries
  • Experience
    in video editing and design – ideally with experience in Adobe software
  • Experience
    in maintaining a website
  • Demonstrated
    social media experience at a high level
  • Personal
    commitment to Restless Developments vision and values
  • Passionate
    about Youth led development
  • Experience
    of developing and implementing communication plans including advocacy,
    media and programmes
  • Experience
    working in the Youth or International development sector
  • The
    individual must be results oriented, highly self-motivated, have
    demonstrated analytical skills and be comfortable with a rapidly changing
  • The
    successful individual will also be able to establish strong working
    relationships with staff in Uganda and internationally.
  • The
    successful candidate will be personally committed to Restless Development
    Uganda’s mission and values.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the
aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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