Communications and Marketing Associate US Citizen Fellowship Careers – LifeNet International

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly
Position Code: G08-Int
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
About US:
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 private not-for-profit sector. In Uganda,
approximately 60% of all healthcare services are provided by faith-based
not-for-profit centers, many of these serving rural, low-income populations.
Through partnerships with faith-based health centers, LifeNet implements
practical responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary:  The Communications & Marketing Associate
will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will have the opportunity to coordinate
with LifeNet International (LN)’s Development Officer in the U.S. towards the
development of fundraising, marketing and publicity tools and content for
social media. Additionally, the position will include a local focus working
with the Uganda Country Director in generating content for national and
international stakeholders. This is a vital expansion of LN’s capacity to
communicate internationally as well as nationally with stakeholders across a
variety of platforms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design organizational promotional and reporting tools for
    stakeholders locally and internationally
  • Support local story telling and implement a qualitative data
    collection process for LN
  • Support the production and delivery of key partnership
    communications to local stakeholders
  • Support the development of media content in our effort to
    communicate our work to local and international stakeholders
  • Coordinate activities with the Development Officer to engage in
    fundraising activities, including gathering of local data, writing
    proposals, research, and assisting the Country Director in providing donor
    feedback in the form of regular reports
  • Coordinate social media platforms for LifeNet and working
    collaboratively to create and enact a social media engagement strategy
  • Supporting the local Monitoring & Evaluation team to engage
    staff members in qualitative story collection utilizing the most
    significant change network
  • Perform site visits to interact with partners and team members in
    the field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Communications and
    Marketing Associate career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public
    health, sales, marketing, or a related field
  • Excellent English writing skills with experience telling compelling
    stories through reports and other materials for external audiences*
  • Graphic/visual design skills, e.g. experience in Adobe Create Suite:
    Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign*
  • Experience using social media platforms at an organizational or
    corporate level*
  • Ability to learn and navigate new software*
  • Skills in photography and/or videography
  • Demonstrated experience managing relationships with external
    stakeholders, e.g. government officials, the media, and/or donors
  • Experience with fundraising, e.g. writing grant proposals or reports
  • Experience collecting data/stories, e.g. through surveys, focus
    groups, or collaboration with representatives
  • International or cross-cultural experience, i.e. working within a
    diverse team context
  • Ability to work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills
  • Organizational skills, ability to coordinate activities across
    various departments and ability to prioritize
  • Experience or familiarity with religious institutions
  • 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
  • Interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills
  • Independent, self-motivated
NB: Items indicated
with an asterisk (*) are required
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
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and
  • 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: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
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