Communications Officer Jobs – Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust

Job Title:      Communications
Organization: Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Advocacy & Communications Manager
About US:
The Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust is supporting agribusiness development in the
private sector to achieve the objective of the Government of Uganda’s
Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS). The Trust is a
multi-donor entity jointly founded by the Governments of Denmark and Uganda.
The mandate of aBi Trust is to support the private sector actors to increase
their contribution to the agricultural sector by increasing land and labour
productivity, and market competitiveness thereby contributing to poverty
reduction through economic growth, wealth, and employment creation.
Job Summary: The Communications Officer will provide
support to the Advocacy & Communications unit in content development and
analysis, stakeholder/ media houses management and updating social media
platforms resulting in positioning of aBi as a critical facilitator and expert
in the sector, and increase the awareness about its purpose and achievements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, organise and coordinate aBi’s
Communication & advocacy events and campaigns supporting the implementation
of the Advocacy, Influencing & Communication plan
Manage the day to day updating of aBi’s Website,
working with the technical team to ensure accurate information is uploaded and
queries/ comments are provided with the appropriate response
Provide administrative support to the
organisation by coordinating the collection of reports, publications, case
studies and presentations; distribution of communication and administrative
management of Communications data/ information

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree in Mass
Member of Public Relations Association Uganda
Job related experience and knowledge:
At least five years of experience working in a media environment
Experience in Marketing (particularly brand
management and awareness)
Good understanding of information technology and
the role of social media in modern marketing
Proven experience of developing good public
relationships and working with media houses
Demonstrated skills in logistics management and
Highly developed writing and creativity skills,
capable of developing content for promotional materials in a compelling and
effective way
Demonstrated ability to manage events –
experience in publicity campaigns
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications to clearly indicating the Position Title in the email subject
Please note that only successful candidates will be
contacted. Canvassing will lead to disqualification. Hardcopy applications will
not be accepted.
Deadline: Friday 20th
December 2019 by 5:00 pm. 
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