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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Information and Communication Assistant Job at BTC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information and Communication Assistant

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BTC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 23/10/2017

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JOB TITLE: Information and Communication Assistant
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, are implementing the bilateral cooperation between Uganda & Belgium.
in the framework of the Teacher Training and Education (TTE) project implemented by the Ministry of Education & Sports and the Belgian Development Agency (BTC Uganda), one (1) Ugandan Young Professional for the position of information & Communication Assistant will be recruited with the role described below. Under the guidance & supervision of the TTE project co-coordinator for Mubende and Kabale, the information & Communication Assistant will:
  • Participate to the design and planning of activities in order to be able to communicate about them
  • Develop a communication strategy for the TTE project and follow-up its implementation
  • Develop promotion materials in link with the communication strategy, such as leaflets, posters
  • Ensure capitalization of TTE project activities and products by developing communication materials such as videos, photos, newsletters, reports and others
  • Set up a database of photographs of TTE project
  • Contribute to the elaboration (content, lay out...) and diffusion of TIET Newsletter
  • Write articles on TTE project activities for an internal (BTC) and external audience (open BTC, impact magazine, newspaper,
  • Update social media channels on a regular basis (Facebook pages ATL & Libraries, ...)
  • Create online platforms for sharing information between National Teachers Colleges (for research, for pedagogical projects....)
  •  Participate in communication meetings with the Representation Office of BTC Uganda
  • Generate and update a contact list of journalists and media (press, radio, TV) that can be called upon for specific tasks
  • Prepare press mission
  •  Participate to any other relevant project activities.
Education and Experience:
  • A Bachelor Degree in Communication (or related studies: media relations, journalism...) preferably in the education sector
  • 2 years‘ experience in the communication sector
  •  Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  •  Excellent knowledge of MS Office (excel, outlook, word, PowerPoint, Publisher) and internet
  •  Ability to produce a wide range of communication materials, including press releases, PowerPoint presentations and layouts for both web and print.
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience in the education sector is an asset
  •  Willingness to work overtime and ability to bear stress
Salary Package
BTC will offer a competitive salary package with a gross monthly income of between UGX 1,900,000 and UGX 2,000,000 depending on the relevant years of work experience, medical insurance for staff, spouse and all biological dependents plus a 13th Month compulsory package paid together with the December salary.
Job application procedure
interested applicants should submit their hard copy applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource Officer
BTC Uganda
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
P.O.BOX 40131, Kampala
Send application by email to: 
Send in your application not later than 23/10/2017
All qualifying persons ,including female candidates and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for a written test