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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Communications Specialist Job at TETRA TECH International Services - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communications Specialist

Jobs at:
TETHA TECH International Services

Deadline of this Job:
August 17th, 2018.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 6th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


TETHA TECH International Services is recruiting highly qualified candidates for the USAID-funded Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity. The project works to increase household access to sanitation and water services, and improve health through hygiene behavior change campaigns in homes, schools and health facilities in up to 25 districts in Uganda. The ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender are essential requirements. Applicants with previous USAID experience are also encouraged. A

Communications Specialist - Kampala

An advanced degree in Communication, Journalism, English, or related field. OR related fields and a minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in the field oi communication and or journalism. Demonstrated experience developing and implementing communication strategies and plans in diverse projects and communities.

Skills; excellent communication skills, oral and written, in English. Proficiency in the production of communication materials in English and other local languages. Basic photography and videography skills required. Knowledge of Ugandan media is preferred. 

General; Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Willing to regularly visit project sites. Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills; Knowledge of USAID branding and communication desired; Cultural sensitivity. integrity and ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure. 

Language; Fluency in English required.

Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should provide their current curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and 3 references. Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject field of the email. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be hired as soon as they are available. Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience and established salary history. This is a local position but is equally open to non-Ugandans. Applications should be submitted to: by August 17th, 2018.