Media and Communications Coordinator NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

Job Title:    Media and Communications
Coordinator

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing
emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand
up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global
provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to
prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting
on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
a monthly action plan detailing outputs and support required

·       
Visit
NRC field sites to collect communications materials for internal and external
use

·       
Upload
quality photos, video, social media content and other materials on a weekly
basis for use in traditional and social media

·       
Respond
to inquiries from national and international journalists and help facilitate
interviews

·       
Provide
training and on-the-job support to colleagues in field sites to develop their
skills in communications, including taking quality photos and developing case
studies

·       
Work
efficiently with programs teams to develop visibility materials and other
communications products that comply with NRC and donor guidelines

·       
Develop
infographics or other visual materials as required

·       
Engage
actively with NRC regional and global communications teams to generate ideas,
polish materials and ensure NRC Uganda’s communications are appropriate
targeted 

·       
Support
the development and implementation of NRC Uganda’s Communications Strategy,
based on the Country Advocacy Strategy, and in line with NRC’s Global
Communications Strategy.

·       
Work
collaboratively with colleagues in Uganda and other NRC offices to develop and
monitor a communications action plan that reflects use of a variety of
different communications vehicles (photos, case studies, online platforms,
infographics, videos etc). 

·       
Undertake
regular travel to NRC program locations to gather content relating to NRC
programs, and support program staff with communications-related activities.

·       
Support
all programs teams with the development of visibility materials, ensuring these
are developed in compliance with NRC and donor guidelines.

·       
Craft
creative products that portray the humanitarian situation and needs in a manner
that is dignified and focuses on the capacity of people in Uganda for
individual agency, in line with NRC guidelines.

·       
Work
closely with media and communications colleagues at the regional and global
levels to develop, coordinate and polish communications materials.

·       
Liaise
with NRC’s grants and programs teams to ensure NRC is meeting its commitments
to donors and communicating appropriately with communities.

·       
Participate
in coordination mechanisms and forums as appropriate.

·       
Liaise
professionally and efficiently with national and international journalists.

·       
Oversee
NRC Uganda’s social media outputs and manage feedback and complaints in
coordination with the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator.

·       
Develop
communications-related tools, templates or SOPs as required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate
for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) job opportunity should hold relevant
qualifications

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 10thFebruary 2021

 

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