Entry Level Communication/IT Volunteer NGO Jobs – Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development : Kituo cha Katiba ( KcK)

 

Job Title:    Communication/IT
Volunteer

Organisation: Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development : Kituo cha Katiba (
KcK)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Kituo cha Katiba:
Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development (KcK) is implementing a
project on electoral reform and justice in Uganda, aimed at enhancing electoral
democracy in the country. The project involves 3 major components: monitoring
compliance by the Attorney General with the orders of a 2019 Supreme Court
public interest litigation (PIL) case that challenged the Attorney General’s
non-compliance with the orders of the same court made in Presidential Election
Petition No.1 of 2016 and awareness creation about the PIL case; a
comprehensive study of the electoral reforms proposed by the Supreme Court in
the (above) 2016 Presidential Election Petition; and a critical review of the
2016 parliamentary election judgements to ascertain their consistency and legal
basis with a view of improving future adjudication of electoral disputes.

 

Job Summary:  The Communication/IT Volunteer will maintain
and update the organization/project communication strategy and supplementary
work plan in consultation with management and project staff.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Communication/IT volunteer shall have the
following duties and responsibilities:

·       
Maintain
and update the organization/project communication strategy and supplementary
work plan in consultation with management and project staff.

·       
Update
contact list (data base) of 
journalists  and  media 
houses operating in the print, broadcast and electronic sector in
Uganda;

·       
Maintain   prompt  
and   precise   information  
dissemination   to   key
stakeholders including the media (external communications).

·       
Under
the guidance of the Programmes Director, develop, and oversee the distribution
of  media 
materials  in  various suitable  formats 
such as Press  releases,  feature 
stories, blog features etc.).

·       
Advise
KcK management and the general staff on media strategy and consequences for
action and procedures projected.

·       
Improve
and manage the various media handles of KcK including but not limited to
Facebook, Twitter and the website.

·       
Support
the project team in the communication and IT related aspects of the programme
implementation and development as requested.

·       
Actively
assist in the setup and participate in project events
(meetings/workshops/trainings) and publicize them.

·       
Ensure
transparency, ethical conduct and efficiency in communication.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a University Degree in Mass Communications/Information
technology and public relations related studies.

·       
Any post
graduate qualification in the same shall be an added advantage;

·       
At least
one year of work experience in project/organizational communications/IT and
public relations;

·       
Computer
literacy skills

·       
High
proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.,), excellent web
navigation skills and management of organizational social media accounts.

·       
Proficiency
in the Adobe Creative Suite software package (Illustrator, InDesign, and
Photoshop) is an added advantage.

·       
High
professional and personal integrity;

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills;

·       
Ability
to work both independently and collaboratively in a team;

·       
Displays
cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
adaptability in a diversity characterized working environment;

·       
Demonstrates
strong oral, presentation and written communication skills;

·       
Internet
and social media competent with ability to communicate project/organizational
milestones on such forums;

Language Skills: High proficiency in spoken and written
English

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications should include:

·       
A resume
summarizing qualifications and experience;

·       
An
application letter;

·       
2 work
referees with contact details;

 

 Interested candidates please submit your
applications via email to iaketch@kituochakatiba.org

 

NB: Due to
time constraints, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. KcK is
committed to achieving workforce diversity. All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence. In light of the COVID 19 pandemic, virtual
interviews may be held.

 

Deadline: 31st
August 2020

 

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