Communications Officer job post at Sasakawa Africa Association Uganda (SAA)

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Sasakawa Africa Association Uganda (SAA)

Sasakawa Africa Association Uganda (SAA)

Job Description

Job Category:
communications-public-relations-jobs-in-uganda-12
Job Location:
Kampala
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details
Sasakawa Africa Association Uganda (SAA) is looking for a dynamic, proactive Communications Officer who can work independently while also working as part of a team to deliver high-quality results to enhance SAA’s work and raise its profile. He/she must be able to use modern technologies and social networks to communicate in real time the core achievements of the Country program. In consultation with the Country Team, he/she must ensure the overall planning, implementation, coordination, supervision and reporting of communication activities at the national level.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Raise the profile of SAA country program through strategic communication of her activities and accomplishments.

• Use SAA’s branding to improve its visibility as an International NGO to donors and strategic partners.

• In collaboration with the Country Team, organize and coordinate agriculture field and media days with appropriate documentation, reporting and follow-up.

• Working with the Country Director and in collaboration with the Regional Communications Office to coordinate the Organization’s public relations engagements; and regularly update social media platforms with up-to-date, accurate and quality information in accordance with SAA communications guidelines.

• Develop and consolidate strong media networks to increase outreach with key partners, policy makers, donors, and other stakeholders.

• Manage and maintain a progressive database of partners, collaborators, service providers and associates by collaborating with the Administration office.

• Identify communication gaps, and conduct communications trainings for technical and field staff

• Document and communicate programme results through appropriate strategies (lessons learnt, impact stories, photographs, videos).

• Collaborate with SAA Management to identify new communications platforms and ideas, and design effective communication strategies, as well as establish and maintain effective relationships with media houses;

• Manage organisation key events and any other PR functions

• Establish effective media relationships/networks with key media houses, government agencies, donors and other development partners.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Information Technology and any other related field. A Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

• At least 2 years’ experience in communications and media relations preferably in development programmes

Competencies:

• Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills.

• Knowledge of various media applications and channels of communication

• Practical skills in Photography

• Strong interpersonal skills; Good Team Player

Application Process

Send by E-mail only: An Application letter, a two-paged CV and scanned copies of ONLY Relevant academic credentials (Sent in one PDF) not later than

January 30th 2023:

The Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association E-mail: saauganda@saa-safe.org or catherine@saa-safe.org

Sasakawa Africa Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Women are highly encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to saauganda@saa-safe.org

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