IRC Communications Manager Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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IRC Communications Manager Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “Communications Manager”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before June 03, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on May 22, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Communications Manager to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Specific responsibilities

Technical Support and Coordination:

  • Developing and implementing communications strategies and work-plans, campaigns, events, and other initiatives in support of the program activities
  • Researching, preparing fact-checking, editing, and producing professional media and communications materials for various audiences and ensuring their timely dissemination and amplification via IRC and non-IRC communications channels at country level and, where appropriate, globally.
  • Developing news-worthy messages, organizing press events, handling interviews requests, and providing responses to requests from media relating to Re: Build and its work.
  • Drafting talking points and messages for the Office, and for sharing with communicators at regional level
  • Creating high quality media and multimedia content for dissemination in country, and via Re: Build platforms.
  • Maintaining through year-round professional interaction strong media relations for Re: Build, ensuring that media (and other important external stakeholders, such as governments, Private Sector, NGOs etc.) have strong awareness of refugee issues and are briefed regularly on upcoming news initiatives
  • Maintaining a prominent position in the news and for advocacy. This includes by initiating and drafting briefing notes, preparing press releases, fact sheets, press lines and guidance notes, social media outputs, etc.
  • Maintaining up to date specialist knowledge of matters pertaining to the region communication trends and issue.
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of journalists and media organizations, respond to media enquiries and build dialogue with individual journalists, editors, and news desks.
  • Prepare and manage the organization’s communication budget.
  • Ensure photos and videos for external use globally are captured with consent and shared following the IRC’s Content process.
  • Liase with the IRC’s HQ creative and content team to share photos and videos based on the requirements for the global content library.
  • Coordinate with Global Communications Officer and Partner Manager to ensure partner communications requirements are met.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req51842
  • Job Title: Communications Manager
  • Sector: Communications
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda
  • Work Arrangement: In-person

Qualification:

  • Education: Degree in Communications, Political Sciences, Public Information, International Relations, or a related field. Master’s degree would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience working in media, journalism, advocacy, communications and marketing.
  • Very good technical affinity for media contexts including knowledge of a wide range of multimedia, web, and digital tools.
  • Outstanding newswriting and editing skills and social media skills.

How to Apply IRC Communications Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/51842?c=rescue

The Closing Date: June 03, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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