Fresher Public Relations Officer NGO Jobs – Youth For Charity Missions International (YOFOCHM)

Organisation: Youth For
Charity Missions International (YOFOCHM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Administrator
About US:
YOFOCHM is a registered
Christian Non Governmental Organization (NGO) visioned to raise a God fearing
youth generation for National Development. The overall objective of YOFOCHM is
to help young people find value in society and for God. Through programs such
as children sponsorship, leadership, mentorship, entrepreneurships, girl
empowerment, charity and evangelism, we empower youths and impact communities
in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Public
Relations Officer will use all forms of media and communication to build,
maintain and manage the reputation of Youth For Charity Missions International
(YOFOCHM) in the community, non-profit sector, and with the government, in
order to gain understanding and support; to manage and supervise the Public
Relations Dept.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Research
    and analyze organization or campaign strategy by coordinating surveys,
    researching recent reports and articles, or constituency research
  • Forge
    partnerships and establish fundraising strategies.
  • Represent
    YOFOCHM and speak in public at presentations, press conferences, radio and
    TV interviews, and meetings
  • Initiate
    and plan PR campaigns: defining goals; analyzing problems and
    opportunities; liaising with management and partners
  • Writing
    and editing press releases, in-house newsletters, speeches, articles and
    annual reports
  • Strategize
    and implement ways to maintain YOFOCHM’s identity, name and reputation
  • Render
    support in preparing and supervising the production of publicity
    brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos,
    photographs, films and multimedia programs
  • Answer
    enquiries from individuals, journalists and other organizations
  • Build
    and maintain good working relations with the media, including local and
    national newspapers, magazines, radio and television
  • Organize
    special events such as fundraising dinners, press conferences, tours, and
    sponsorship event, etc.
  • Advance
    community relations through events such as open days and through
    involvement in community initiatives
  • Oversee
    all photography, videography and web designing needs of the organisation
  • Manage
    and supervise staff in Public Relations Department/Marketing
  • Handles
    sponsorship activities, Conduct department / general meetings
  • Maintain
    lines of communication with upper level directors
  • Keep
    track of department performance and implement new strategies if necessary
  • Prepare
    and submit monthly written reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Youth For Charity Missions International (YOFOCHM) PRO
    job placement should preferably hold a University degree or diploma in
    Public Relations, Journalism and communication or related field.
  • At
    least two years of prior work experience.
  • Significant
    experience in public speaking.
  • Self
    motivated and a possesses a high level of maturity
  • Should
    be self directed and able to follow tasks through
  • Fundraising
    and proposal writing experience is required
  • Previous
    working experience in the NGO setting is an added advantage
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  • Ability
    to persuasively communicate to media in a high standard
  • Ability
    to analyze and research.
  • Good
    problem-solving skills
  • Strategic
    thinker with the ability to implement new programs or changes
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop and maintain
    relationships
  • Proficient
    computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Adobe premiere, etc
  • Proficiency
    in photography, videography and web designing.
  • Should
    be Christian with high sense of maturity and self direction.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
A handwritten application
letter with an updated CV with academic qualifications addressed to the
Executive Director
  • A
    church recommendation letter (Should be God fearing)
  • Copy
    of National identification card & LC 1 letter
  • Two
    passport photos
Deliver your applications to:
Youth For Charity Missions International (YOFOCHM) – Kitintale, Off Old
Portbell road near Umeme / Water offices in Kitintale or email to:
info@yofochm.org or Send it thru: P.O Box 7881 Kampala, Uganda
Note: Applicants should be
residents of Kitintale, Bugolobi, Luzira, Mutungo, Bbina, Mbuya, Kiswa,
Butabika, Kirombe, Portbell & the surrounding.
Deadline: 15th April 2018
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