Communication Advisor Job Placements – VVOB – Education for Development

VVOB – Education for Development
Duty Station:
Salary Range:
From UGX 6,830,095 – 9,347,457 dependent on years of experience
About US:
VVOB – Education for
Development is a non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality
of education. WOB partners with Ministries of Education at national and
sub-national levels, and with public education institutions in nine countries
globally. Through the provision of technical assistance, the capacity of
national governments and local education authorities for the design and
implementation of education policies and/or innovations is improved. VV
OB has its
headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and became operational in Uganda in 2019.
VVOB has offices in Kampala and in Gulu and is expecting to set up field
offices in Arua and Isingiro soon
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       As an expert and quality caretaker, you
develop the VVOB Uganda Communication Strategy, and coordinate its
·       You provide technical support and input to
VVOB Advisors, Coordinators and partners in communication, networking, and
advocacy on all VVOBs programmes in the education sector in Uganda.
·       You are responsible for the external and
internal communication of VVOB in Uganda.
·       The Communication Advisor reports to the
Programme Manager but works in close collaboration with the Deputy Programme
·       The Communication Advisor also frequently
collaborates with the communications team at VVOB’s headquarters in Belgium and
with the communications team of other partners (e.g. TaRL Africa, UNICEF).
·       You lead in the development of balanced
communication outputs (include articles, blogs, and social media posts and
visual tools such as info-graphs, pictures, and videos), depending on the best
channels to reach the target groups.
·       The Communication advisor supports with the
lay-out and printing of publications.
·       The Communication advisor also supports the
team with the organisation and communication aspects of events.
·        The
communication advisor will also support improved internal communication by
sharing regular programme updates and supporting efficient use of an online
document management system.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
degree in communication, with at least three years of relevant working
·       You should demonstrate your experience in
supporting external and internal communication, through:
·       Your own active Facebook and twitter accounts
and, ideally, those of organisations whose accounts you maintained. These
should have smart content, attractive images, and a strong following.
·       Blogs, articles, and other communication
products you developed, preferably on the topic of education.
·       Your portfolio of pictures and other visual
materials, ideally with people in their natural environments.
·       Having an online document management system,
and clear ideas on how such a system should be set up and can work for a team
with diverse background.
·       A vision and experience, and strategic ideas
related to improved internal communication.
·       Successful event organization.
·       Work experience in the education and
development sectors is considered an asset.
·       Willingness and ability to travel regularly
throughout the country
How to Apply:
All Interested and
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below
Please note, only
shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test (home assignment),
and selected candidates will be invited for the final face to face interview.
Reference checks will be made before a final offer of employment.
Please note,
applications submitted without attached motivation letter and CV will not be reviewed.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted
We are ambitious and
committed; we are curious and innovative when facing complex challenges; we
focus on results and have fun together; we sometimes make mistakes, but learn
from them; we act with integrity and respect; and above all, we are a team!
Deadline: Friday 12th June 2020
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