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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Communications Officer Job at Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communications Officer 

Jobs at:
Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU )

Deadline of this Job:
22nd October 2018 

Duty Station:
Lira, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 15th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

JOB DETAILS:
Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU ) is a non-profi t children’s rights organization established in 2005 to respond to the plight of vulnerable children in Uganda. Dedicated to working with children, families and communities to end injustice to children. The organization has its head offi ce in Kampala, fi eld offi ces in Kabarole district and another fi eld offi ce to be established in Lango sub region . JFCU also hosts and coordinates Girls Not Brides Uganda, a National Alliance to End Child Marriage with over 80 NGOs in the different parts of Uganda to end child marriage.

We are committed to protection of children and the applicants that have a high track record of child protection will be considered.

PROJECT BACK GROUND
JFCU will be implementing a three -year project on mitigating social risks associated with Gender –Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) in the districts of Lira, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo. We now seek to recruit suitable individuals for the following position to be based in Lira district:
Post: Communications Officer

Qualification and Experience
A bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or media studies. Additional training in the required field is desirable. Other skills required: Experience in preparing community mass media information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials including GBV/VAC; Ability to use media to influence change in social norms and attitudes; Experience in community mobilization and advocacy for violence prevention; Ability and willingness to work in rural areas and at least good knowledge of languages used in the Lango Cluster

Total Personal months: 6
Job application procedure
Application letter, resume and supporting documents should be sent to the Human Resource Manager: info@joyforchildren.org 
Application deadline date: Monday 22.10.2018 at 5 pm
Only short listed applicants will be contacted
We are an equal opportunity employer where both men and women are encouraged to apply