Fresher Media & IT Assistant Jobs – Wezesha Impact

 

Job Title:    Media & IT Assistant

Organisation: Wezesha
Impact

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Communications
Executive

 

About US:

Wezesha Impact is a
social enterprise that empowers young people to thrive in life and drive
economic development. Our focus is on promoting youth entrepreneurship and
employability. We equip youth with the skills and opportunities to find and
keep a job, start, and grow a business or get involved in their communities.

 

Job Summary:  We believe that true empowerment is a result
of skills development coupled with personalized mentoring and intensive
coaching that unlocks one’s ability to achieve their true potential. We believe
that each young man and woman has the potential to lead a productive life and
contribute positively to society.

 

The Media Assistant
will support and organize Public Relations activities with Media and the Public
and also ensure continuous and uninterrupted IT technical support to all users
for a smooth workflow. The Media Assistant will work closely with the
Communications Executive to implement a high impact Marketing, Branding and
Communications strategy to ensure visibility of Wezesha Impact and will have
the following responsibilities:

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Media and Press
relations Management

·       
Keep
abreast with the organization’s work and respond to Journalists inquiries about
the organization’s work.

·       
Coordinate
and prepare company representatives to perform well in interviews and talks on
behalf of the organization.

·       
Develop
an edited catalogue of stories, photographs and articles to facilitate a
special monthly feature of Wezesha impact in mainstream media.

·       
Work
with respective teams to write regular press releases about the organization
initiatives and accomplishments and engage relevant contacts in media to secure
press coverage.

·       
Review
and analyse traditional and online media daily, Identify and summarize relevant
mentions in communication to Wezesha Impacts mission and disseminate to the
relevant departments for consideration.

·       
Prepare
event specific media monitoring reports, on request, that highlight journalist
participation and press coverage,

·       
Managing
of all social media platforms for increased brand visibility to the target
audience

·       
Ensure
regular update of all social media platforms, track interactions and increase
traction.

·       
Uphold
the quality of all social media publications and follow protocol to ensure a
uniform “brand” (uniform fonts, logos, pictures).

·       
Link
social media platforms with the organization website and other online
platforms.

·       
Manage
general email and ensure timeliness in responding to requests. Channel to
respective staff for a response.

Leading on creating
and running online campaigns that inspire action on engagement into Wezesha
Impact Vision and mission

·       
Create
online campaigns to promote Wezesha Impact work through the various online
platforms and ensure a strong Wezesha Impact online presence.

·       
Create
and publish monthly newsletters, blogs, and journals.

·       
Attend
exhibitions and showcases – set up showcase/ exhibitions display and promote
Wezesha Impact

Systems
Administration Services

·       
Configuration
of workstations and other network devices e.g printers

·       
User
administration on network systems

·       
Installation
and configuration of new or updated application software

·       
Provide
day to day, onsite helpdesk support to network and computer users

·       
Identify
trouble spots ensuring any problems are mitigated to minimize interruptions in
daily operations

·       
Liaise
directly with Internet Service providers to troubleshoot connectivity issues as
needed

Maintenance

·       
Proactively
identify and determine emerging IT needs to improve operations

·       
Servicing
of software resources

·       
Conduct
periodic maintenance

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in humanities with a bias in Mass
Communication, IT or Marketing from a recognized and reputable university

·       
At least
two years of experience working in Media / Communications Position

·       
Knowledge
of IT-related to design and communications programs

·       
Experience
working in Media and Communication.

·       
Desired
skills: Communication and negotiation skills, writing skills, integrity and
responsibility, training and research skills, conflict resolution skills,
networking skills

·       
Other: Computer skills (MS-WORD, EXCEL, SPSS)

 

How to Apply:

Please submit your
application and CV to the email to contact@wezeshaimpact.org and copy
juliet.kisamba@wezeshaimpact.org Use the subject: Media and IT Assistant
Software and Basic Hardware

 

Deadline: 8th March 2021.

 

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