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Communications Assistant- Maternity Cover Jobs at Oxfam - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Oxfam 5 Days Ago
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 21 September 2020
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 15-09-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-09-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-09-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Communications Assistant- Maternity Cover

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

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Deadline of this Job:
21 September 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Contract type: Fixed Term
Salary: Competitive Package in line with Oxfam Values
Location: Kampala
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness.
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
The Role
Oxfam in Uganda is looking for a competent person to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team in the following position: Communications Assistant-Maternity Cover. .

Communications Assistant-Maternity Cover
• The primary responsibility of the Communications Assistant-maternity cover is to contribute to the design, management and implementation of the Country Office communications and publication strategies and provides administrative support to the media and communications office, while working under the supervision of the Media and Communications Coordinator. The role among other actions includes writing and producing newsletters and other communications documents, managing social media platforms and coordinating press activities/events.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job requirement:
• This position will require a range of skills and experience including, a Bachelors’ degree in Mass Communications. At least one (1) year demonstrable experience in Communications or similar role. Good understanding and experience of working with the media, skills in managing social and other digital media platforms, experience working across teams to establish digital needs and co- designing digital products, skills and experience in writing for different platforms and packaging information. Experience in sourcing, coordinating and publishing website content. Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop, In Design) and content management systems is a plus. Fluent written and spoken English, Strong attention to detail, strong team player, Flexibility. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences, openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender, women’s rights, and diversity in all aspects of our work as well as Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Please follow the link below to access the detailed Job Description and submit your application by 21st September, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Link to JD: - Internal (staff) applicants - External applicants

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