Mass Media Manager NGO Job Careers – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Media Manager
Organization: Straight
Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Director of Programs
About US:
Straight Talk
Foundation (STF) is a health communications National Non Governmental
Organisation that was founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the
leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs
to various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in
the use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health
and development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face
to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as
its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience.
STF utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and
combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization
Job Summary:  The Mass Media Manager will be required to
provide oversight to the implementation of organization’s mass media activities
in line with STF’s advocacy strategy and communication plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and coordinate STF mass media work in collaboration with
    partners and stakeholders
  • Technically support the development of information, education and
    communication materials for use on various media platforms.
  • Work with department heads to generate content for internal communication
    materials such as the STF newsletters
  • Undertake quality assurance on STF communication materials such as
    publications, scripts and audio recordings
  • To ensure functionality and effective maintenance of mass media
  • Support budget development and monitoring for mass media activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Mass
    Media Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass
    Communication, Social Sciences, Education, Development Studies or a
    relevant field. Graduate or postgraduate training in Mass Communication,
    Journalism , Project Planning or related field is an added advantage.
  • Five years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at a
    busy print media house.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills.
    Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well with people
    from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter
(attached as one document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;
Human Resource &
Administration Manager,
Straight Talk
Plot 4, Acacia
Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366,
Kampala. Uganda
Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the
subject line.
Deadline: 1st March 2019
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