Communications Coordinator NGO Careers – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Communications Coordinator

Organization:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Advocacy and Communications Manager

 

About US:

Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable
universal access to rights based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
(SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and
to young people. The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to
ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself,
and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable
development.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications Coordinator will be guided by
the innovative technologies to strengthen and maintain internal and external
communications, through coordinating/supporting the communication function:
public/media relations; documentations; SBCC, etc. Support the advocacy and
fundraising functions; and position key SRHR issues to increase access to
reproductive health and rights information and services, especially to young
people.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       
Develop
and roll out the communication plan for the project, and disseminate

·       
tailored
communication messages through different channels

·       
Build a
virtual collaborative forum for exchanging strategic advocacy and
communications

·       
Empower
communities/young people and facilitate their ability

·       
to hold
different policy makers accountable

·       
Facilitate
interface between decision-makers and the community through micro- consultative
forums

·       
Provide
support to officers and relevant staff to document, report, and share RHU and
partner best practices

·       
Document
and share information regarding activities and salient events in the print and
electronic media, including the website

·       
Update
the RHU online media- social media platforms and website on a regular basis

·       
Monitor
and evaluate the implementation communications activities

·       
Perform
any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in communication from an accredited
university or college

·       
A
minimum of three years of appropriate NGO experience in designing and
implementing health- related communications programmes include using innovative
technologies.

·       
Knowledge
of desktop publishing software.

·       
Proficient
in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

·       
Possessing
additional training/knowledge in ICT

·       
Knowledge
and skills in audience analysis, segmentation and communication of reproductive
health messages.

·       
Skill in
documenting information and packaging it for wider sharing.

·       
Experience
in working with the media and other Stakeholders.

·       
Demonstrated
ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, and ability to coach,
guide, and build task-oriented teams.

·       
Online
data analytics skills, and social media management

·       
The
candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements
of this role.

·       
The
candidate must be pro-choice

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit their application letters and attach certified copies of academic
transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well
the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts
either by post or hand delivery addressed to:

 

The Executive
Director,

Reproductive Health
Uganda,

P.O. Box 10746
Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

 

Deadline: 11th February 2021

 

NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female applicants are encouraged to
apply.

 

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