Media Advocacy and Documentations Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Media Advocacy and
Documentations 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 Media Advocacy and Documentations
Coordinator will strengthen documentation, and take lead in planning,
development and implementation of strategies for the strategic use of the media
to advance social or public policies, through influencing the media, public,
political/policy agendas towards FP/SRHR

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       
Develop
and maintain strategic partnerships with key media houses at both national and
sub-national levels

·       
Take
lead in organising media field visits; press briefings, and interviews and
production of communications and advocacy materials in support of FP/SRHR

·       
Engage/influence
the media to give extensive coverage of FP/SRHR issues

·       
Building
the capacity of key FP/SRHR champions to identify, understand, and apply media
strategies to advocate for FP/SRHR policies

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

·       
Evaluate
results and impact of media activities; reports on developments, trends and
attitudes regarding the FP/SRHR media coverage

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

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

·       
At least
three years of appropriate NGO experience in designing and implementing health-related
communication programmes and working with the media.

·       
Experience
in communication using digital technologies/online media.

·       
Possessing
additional training in Advocacy, Behavioural Change Communication (BCC), or IEC
will be an added advantage.

·       
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, more so use of digital
technologies.

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

·       
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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