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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Communication, PR and Advocacy Officer Job at Baylor-Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communication, PR and Advocacy Officer

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America

Reporting to the PR Advocacy and Partnership Coordinator, the successful candidate will implement and evaluate Baylor’s advocacy interventions, document success then communicate key issues to the key stakeholders in line with Baylor Uganda advocacy and communications policy
Overall responsibilities: The Communications Officer Scans the social environment to identify issues in society that can affect Baylor’s mission in supported regions and come up with advocacy related interventions , Build strong alliances and networks with public and private partner organizations for concerted advocacy efforts and greater participation in policy dialogue, Conduct Photograph activities, Video recording, editing, production of documentaries, their safe storage/archiving as well as do documentation and share experiences arising from advocacy , Maintain an updated resource centre that will also be a reference point for both analogue and digital information about Baylor-Uganda, its partners and stakeholders, Build the capacity of Baylor-Uganda staff in advocacy, partnering and networking as per the identified needs , Support other departments and units in organising events, exhibitions, guided tours and offer protocol duties during VIP visits, Draft minutes, press advisories, supplements, advertorials and branding , Generate strategies to develop the Baylor Brand in the public view, Manage and update the social media platforms, notably website, Facebook, twitter and Instagram , Develop an operational activity plan, and budget for Advocacy and communications issues .
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication (Public Relations /Media Communication). A relevant post graduate qualification in Communication is an added advantage.
  • The candidate must have at least three (3) years working experience in a reputable Organization
    Behavioural competencies:
  • Team and communication skills,
  • analytical skills,
  • networking and partnership skills.
  • Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing,
  • self- motivated and
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 21 August 2017. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordirnary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Applications should be addressed to:
THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER,
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION-UGANDA
BLOCK 5 MULAGO HOSIPITAL, P.O. BOX 72052 CLOCK TOWER, KAMPALA