Job Information
Communication Officer job at East African Ministries|4africa
Overview
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 20 October 2021
Duty Station: Gulu
Posted: 05-10-2021
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-10-2064
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Communication Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

East African Ministries|4africa

Deadline of this Job:
20 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Gulu , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
East African Ministries|4africa is a faith-based organization that exist to exalt Jesus Christ by restoring and empowering people to become good stewards of their community and country- imparting biblical principles through sustainable clean water and preventative health initiatives while educating future leaders, all with a heart for service.
EAM|4africa has programs in Uganda and South Sudan and support offices in the US and Australia.
EAM|4africa is seeking for qualified candidates to the fill the following vacancies:

POSTING DATE: 6TH OCTOBER, 2021
Job Position: Communication Officer (1 Position)
REPORTS TO: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager
Job Location: Gulu
Job Type: Full Time
RENUMERATION: Attractive/Undisclosed
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: 20th October 2021, 4:00pm

JOB SUMMARY
The Communication Officer at 4africa/East African Ministries will take lead, under the supervision of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Accountability (MEAL) Manager, in preparing materials for informing donors, the government, communities and the general public of 4 africa’s work in Uganda/South Sudan. Through the production of a range of written, audio-visual and photographic communications resources/materials, and contribute to informing staff of internal development and policy change/development.
Must be able to communicate 4africa’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop and implement a quarterly communication plan for strategic donor and public engagement.
• Produce written (feature stories and issue oriented), photographic and video graphic reports highlighting the impact of 4africa’s work.
• Collect quality stories, photos, and videos of transformation across all 4africa’s programs (WASH, ministry, and leadership development).
• Support the production of electronic newsletters by providing required media material and program information (organizational changes, activities, staffing, etc.
• Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly & annual reports to MEAL Manager.
• Contribute to funding-oriented communications products and campaigns including web-based and print materials, posters, brief papers, reports, stories and photo essays, and organizing events that raise the profile of 4africa.
• Work as the focal point of contact of 4africa within the media fraternity by developing and maintaining positive and proactive relationships in order to support the work of 4africa.
• Develop and maintain key in-country media contacts.
• Liaise with national/ and local press to support events media coverage.
• Support the designing and styling of country program reports (Quarterly, and annual) and edit all formal communication documents for external use e.g., donor reports & funding proposals.
• Support the development and capacity building of communication learning skills, policies & procedures of 4africa.
• Support the US/Australia communication team by continuously providing photos, stories and impact stories as required by the communication team.
• Collect, edit, and submit well stories to the MEAL Manager for well report completion.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES
• Bachelors’ Degree in Communication, Journalism, Social sciences, International Development or other related fields.
• A minimum of three years (3) experience in progressive development communication, International Communications, Media, Photography & Journalism.
• Additional training in photography and videography.

COMPETENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities and willing to participate in/lead daily staff devotions.
• English language fluency (written & verbal) with proficient writing abilities to deliver & tailor messages to multiple audiences and communication channels.
• Excellent photography and videography skills.
• Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and basic communication design applications.
• Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural communication, and team working skills.
• Proven experience of acting as an organization spokesperson, experience of giving media interviews and briefings. Demonstrated representation and public relations experience for the purpose of media related engagements.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural work environment.
• Ability to facilitate and champion change in an organization.
• Ability to demonstrate good judgment and maintain confidentiality.
• Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
• Exceptional leadership and time management skills.
• Strong problem solving, critical thinking, coaching, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

Job application procedure
Please submit a Cover Letter and CV only as one file in PDF and email it to
george@4-africa.com
Type the JOB POSITION ONLY that you are applying for, as the subject of your email.
Address to: -
The Operations Manager
East African Ministries
P. O. BOX 17
GULU
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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