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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Communication Officer Job at Children of Grace - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communication Officer

Jobs at:
Children of Grace

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 19th January 2018

Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda

Department: Development
Reports to: CoG staff and US Development Staff
Location: Jinja, Uganda
This position is responsible for the Children of Grace ~ Uganda donor communication and marketing efforts
To perform this job successfully the individual must be able to perform each of the requirements listed below which are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The following duties and responsibilities are those considered to be essential but do not represent all job functions that may be required for this position:

  • Compile Annual Students Progress Reports and merge into ' Publisher.
  • Coordinate the submission of Students letter writing procedure to their sponsors.
  • Lead on activities documentation through Photos/Videos for marketing and fundraising opportunities.
  • Manage all the Children of Grace social media platforms through Updating Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and write blogs as required.
  • Compile and write articles for a quarterly newsletter. Support in the Preparation of annual Reports.
  • Update brochures and other marketing materials.
  • Prepare profiles for new students available for sponsorship.
  • Coordination, hosting, and logistics of visiting teams.
Education/Years Experience
  • Preferred: Bachelors degree in PR/Communications, Journalism, or Related field.
  • Essential: 3 years‘ work experience leading communications and marketing fora Non-profit or Private sector corporation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Commitment to understanding and supporting the mission of Children of Grace '
  • Compassion and appreciation for orphan and vulnerable children issues
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong editing skills
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Excellent computer and typing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications .
  • Basic design/layout experience (Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop etc.)
  • Attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
  • Team player
  • Professional attitude and appearance
Job application procedure
If interested, send your CV and Cover letter to not later than 19th January 201 8. Due to the high volume of applications, 0NLYshortlisted applicants will be contacted.