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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Regional PR & Communications Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional PR & Communications

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

Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2018.

Duty Station:
Fort Portal, Uganda

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit and health and development organization affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI), a Network of pediatric HIV/ AIDS care and treatment Children's Clinical Centers of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America. Baylor Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to Fill the Following position

Role Position: Regional PR & Communications
Officer (01 position, Fort Portal)
Reporting to the PR Advocacy and Communications Coordinator

Overall responsibilities:
To identify issues in society, but specifically Baylor-Uganda’s clients and stakeholders that can affect the Organizations image , Build strong networks with public and private partner organizations, especially the Media for concerted PR and Advocacy efforts and greater participation in policy dialogue, Conduct Photography and Video recording activities, document, archive, brand and share experiences arising from advocacy interventions ,Build the capacity of‘ Baylor-Uganda staff in advocacy, partnering and networking, Draft and submit information, Education, Communication materials for communication and Advocacy on HIV/TB/ Pediatric Cancer care, prevention, treatment and care , Participate in organizing events, media conferences and other advocacy campaigns on issues related to HIV/T B care, treatment and prevention and other emerging priorities, Monitor the implementation of communication, advocacy strategies that will promote a vibrant civil society, targeted community mobilization and community engagement in advocacy, information sharing and resource mobilization, To manage the Baylor Uganda‘s online platforms, Support in accurate and timely documentation and dissemination as well as Promotion of Baylor Uganda's impact stories, image and advocacy agenda on website and Social media pages, Prepare and submit performance reports ,

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • A 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, preferably NGOs involved in health service delivery
Job application procedure
if you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please email your application to 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 2018. You must have at least a credit 6 in Mathematics and English at Ordinary level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up Report from a Recommended health Centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry. Applications should be addressed to: The Head of Human Resources