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Communications Officer Job at DefendDefenders - Career Opportunity in Uganda
DefendDefenders 44 Days Ago
Overview
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 10 March 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 26-02-2021
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-02-2064
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Communications Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

DefendDefenders

Deadline of this Job:
10 March 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
DefendDefenders, an NGO protecting and promoting human rights defenders {HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa, is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Communications Officer, who will be in charge of managing our public profile, online and offline. .

Tasks include:
• producing regular media and communications output (press releases, newsletters, HRD profiles, etc.);
• maintaining and strategically using our website and social media;
• planning and executing online and offline campaigns;
• producing audio-visual content;
• editing and designing print and digital materials and publications;
• networking with strategic media actors and partner organisations;
• assist with advocacy; and
• train HRDs in strategic and effective communication.

Desired profile:
• excellent written and editing skills;
• experience with Adobe Cloud, Wordpress/Elementor, audio-visual recording equipment, and social media monitoring and campaigning;
• exceptional interpersonal skills;
• willing to travel;
• background in communications or journalism; and
• passion for human rights.
• Fluency in Arabic, French or Portuguese an advantage.

The successful candidate should work independently and effectively to meet deadlines with minimal supervision, is self-motivated, highly organised, and a team player that can provide guidance.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
To apply, submit to jobs@defenddefenders.org  by 10 March 2021:
• a cover letter;
• CV including two references;
• an unedited writing sample (1000-1500 words, preferably on human rights); and
• an analysis of our lnstagram (250-500 words, including suggestions to grow audience)
More information on www.defenddefenders.org


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