Communications Specialist USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 Job Title:        Communications Specialist

Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions
to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a
focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we
have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and
innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.


About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive
the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive


Job Summary:  The Communications Specialist will design and
maintain knowledge and communications resources for the project S/he will lead
the design and Implementation of the communications strategy to inform the
public about the projects work. The Communications Specialist will support the
implementation of the ICDY Activity’s branding strategy including editing,
desktop publishing etc, Sine will manage social media and produce communication
materials and reports. The Communications Specialist reports to the Chief of
Party and oversees the Communications Officer This is a full-time position
based in Kampala, Uganda


Qualifications, Skills and

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations,
journalism or similar field required;

minimum of 6 to 7 years of directly relevant exporting required, preferably
working for an international organization or agency;

proficiency in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite,
including In-Design, Photoshop, illustrator and/ or Acrobat;

working on USAID-Funded projects preferred.

written and verbal communication skills in English

with internationally-funded projects

experience working in Uganda.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 2nd
October 2020


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