Communications Officer NGO Job Careers – ActionAid

Job Title:        Communications
Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Country Director
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To provide professional support to the Country Director in handling
    and coordinating AAIU public relations
  • Tasked with mainstreaming media and social media relations and
    Corporate affairs Programmes and activities.
  • The position will be required to manage social media platforms and
    AAIU websites in line with AA and AAIU communication policies and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Communications Officer job must hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in either information Science, Journalism/Mass
    Communications, Communications Science, Media Studies or Marketing from a
    recognized institution.
  • Possession of a relevant Postgraduate qualification would be an
    added advantage.
  • At least three years of similar work experience from a reputable
  • Competencies in Media or public relations experience, Materials
    development and Publishing skill
  • Excellent written and public speaking skills,
  • Photography and photo editing skills,
  • Graphic design and layout skills,
  • Marketing and Communications skills
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills,
  • Demonstrated interest in the visual arts and community education,
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Experience in managing websites,
    Solid problem-solving skills,
  • Ability to conduct power analysis,
  • Transformative feminist leadership skills,
  • Ability to establish critical working relationships,
  • Ability and willingness to comply with AAU/AAI safeguarding
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.
All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.
Deadline:  7th June 2019
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