Entry Level Communications Volunteer NGO Jobs – Justice Defenders formerly African Prisons Project (APP)

 

Job Title:    Communications Volunteer

Organization:   Justice Defenders formerly
African Prisons Project (APP)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Country Manager

 

About US:

Justice Defenders
formerly The African Prisons Project (APP) is a community of defenders,
increasing access to legal services and improve application of criminal law to
all. Our work betters the entire criminal justice system, helping defenseless
people protect their rights and address wrongs. The increased capacity
ultimately promotes more equitable, just, and peaceful societies.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications intern will perform a
variety of tasks to keep internal operations running smoothly and uphold
Justice Defenders ‘s external image by ensuring timely production and
publications of Photogenic visuals and regular well written articles and
accurate reports regarding JD and other programmatic work in Uganda. The Communications
Volunteer will foster and maintain cordial and professional working
relationships with key stakeholders, general public and members of the media
fraternity so that overall JD work is promoted and appreciated

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To write
feature articles, interviews and short blurbs for Justice Defender Newsletter
or publication.

·       
To
photograph compelling scenes that best encapsulate the work and ethos of JD.

·       
To
conduct and write up interviews of inmate’s staff, Prison staff, key
stakeholders and the public concerning prison issues

·       
To
collect and collate data required to populate monthly reports

·       
To
regularly collect and assess data and analytics across a variety of digital
platforms and make recommendations for expanding or improving both public image
and online presence.

·       
Uploading
content to various platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, linked or the JD blo

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Justice Defenders Communications Volunteer job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or Public Relations or
Journalism or any other related qualifications from a reputable institution

·       
At least
one year of experience in marketing, public relations or journalism. Experience
in digital communications and advertising is desirable.

·       
Proficiency
in working with Microsoft office suite

 

Key competencies and abilities

·       
Good
organizational and planning skills.

·       
Communication
and listening skills

·       
Good
time management

·       
Dependable

·       
Interpersonal
skills

·       
Positive
attitude

·       
Professional
personal presentation

·       
Customer
service orientation

·       
Information
management

·       
Excellent
report writing skills 

·       
Ability
to Multitask

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email their updated CVs and cover letters only to
saidikaren@justice-defenders.org and clearly indicate the position you are
applying for.

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020 by 5:00pm.

 

NB:

·       
Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

·       
Applications
will be received on a rolling basis

·       
Justice
Defenders accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late or misdirected
transmission of applications

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Justice
Defenders is an equal opportunity employer

 

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