Communications and Marketing Officer NGO Jobs – Children of Grace

Job Title:            Communications
and Marketing Officer
Organisation:  Children of Grace
Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda
About US:
Children of Grace works with
marginalized and vulnerable children and families affected by the scourge of
disease and poverty who need a lot of psycho-social support to cope with the
day to day challenges of life.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Production of marketing and communications materials
·       Working closely with the Operations Manager Lead in
the compilation of Annual Students Progress Reports – Annual photos of
sponsored students and editing of reports to merge into appropriate tools and
send to U.S. for printing and distribution.
·       Take photographs of field activities and manage the
photo archive.
·       Communicate with sponsors about something special
regarding their child, e.g. send sponsors photos and activities that the student
is involved in such as Camp AllStar, Career Guidance
·       Update Facebook and Instagram 3 times per week,
Twitter 1 – 2 times per week.
·       Monthly Production of high quality case studies and
blogs demonstrating the impact of the CoG work on children and their
·       Write articles for newsletter three times per year.
Send to U.S. for distribution.
·       Managing and updating the organizational photo and
video library/ archive with high quality photos and videos.
Developing and rolling out marketing and communications
strategies (25%)
·       Working closely with the US Development staff;
·       Developing communications strategy and targets to
track CoGs visibility including website and social media engagements.
·       Sharing CoGs work and impact in creative ways with our
sponsors and supporters.
·       Managing our brand, ensuring it is understood and used
effectively by staff and general public to help achieve our goals and mission.
·       Defining staff responsibilities for marketing and
communications activities and supporting them to deliver high quality in a
timely manner.
Fundraising and donor/sponsor management support (10%)
·       Supporting fundraising activities such as proposal
writing and putting together resources for fundraising events.
·       Supporting donor management activities such as documenting
mission teams’ activities, events planning and organization in Uganda.
·       Joint planning with the Director of Operations to
ensure coordination of field based communications activities.
Other responsibilities (5%)
·        Other duties as
required, including occasional work on weekends and public holidays for which
time off in lieu can be taken in consultation with the Director of Operations..

Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in
PR/Communications, Journalism, or related field or relevant experience in the
communications field.
·       At least three years of experience in relevant field
(marketing and communications, fundraising, advertising, public relations,
development, photography for NGOs)
·       Individual must be ambitious, results-orientated,
highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful
candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly
growing and developing organization.
·       Commitment to understanding and supporting the vision
and mission of Children of Grace.
·       Compassion and appreciation for orphans and vulnerable
children issues.
·       Superior writing and oral communication skills.
·       Significant experience in managing communications and
marketing for an NGO.
·       Excellent photography skills.
·       Excellent computer and typing skills and proficiency
in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point.
·       Excellent organizational skills and methodological
approach to program management.
·       Attention to detail and strong project management
·       Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal
·       Ability to be a team player and leader.
·       Professional attitude and appearance.
·       Ability to work under pressure with minimum
How to apply:
All interested and qualified
candidates Please send a motivation letter clearly demonstrating your ability
to perform each of the areas in the Job Description and a 2 Page Resume to  with the
subject of the email as the position you are applying for.
Note:  Generic Motivation Letters and Resumes will
not be accepted and due to the volume of Applications ONLY shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 31st December 2019
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