2 No Experience Communication Graduate Trainee NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Communication Specialist
Vacancy Code: LOX01
About US:
The mission of the Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a
strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity
development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Communication Graduate Trainee will capture
and develop communication materials for programme beneficiaries, donors, and
other internal and external stake holders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Communications Strategy:
Support the
development and implementing of the communication Strategy through highlighting
the projects impact, challenges and lessons learned to our beneficiaries so as
to increase support for project/ funder response
Participate in
identifying innovative communication, public relations platforms that will help
in showcasing IDI work.
Events Management:
Participate in
conducting awareness campaigns, events, information dissemination workshops,
etc. for target groups.
Participate in
organizing project’s events and commemorations for example the World HIV
Vaccine Awareness and World AIDS days.
photography needs
Stakeholder Database:
Contribute to the
development, management and maintenance of the stakeholder’s contact list for
active participation in IDI events.
Participate in
disseminating communication materials to relevant stakeholders.
Social media management
Support the flow
of content to IDI social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Develop spotlight
pieces for posting on the website to promote IDI visibility and work
Monitor and track
viewership on all social media channels so as to support quarterly reporting
Media relations:
Participating in
mobilizing media for press conferences, media trainings, science cafes etc.
Developing IEC
Participate in
updating content found in all IDI programmatic Information Education and Communication
(IEC) materials.
Support the
documentation of program success stories and the compilation of IDI’s annual
Work closely with
procurement team to follow up the production and delivery of materials with
selected vendors/suppliers
Video Production: Participate in the development of short videos, which
shall be used as content for IDI vlogs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for
the Communication Graduate Trainee job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass
communication or Journalism or related field.
Post Graduate
training in media or other relevant field is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
IDI will offer a competitive
remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that
they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above
position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address
(if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email
address (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the
Address to:
The Senior Human Resource
Infectious Diseases Institute
— IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main
Campus; College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Key Notes:
IDI is an equal
opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at
any stage of the recruitment process
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.
Make sure that
your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
Indicate the
Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Any form of
canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 6th December
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