East African Ministries Jobs 2021 – Communication Officer

Job Title: Communication Officer – East African Ministries Jobs 2021

Organization: East African Ministries

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda

Reports to: Lead Driller

 

 

East African Ministries Profile

East African Ministries|4africa is a faith-based organization that exist to exalt Jesus Christ by restoring and empowering people to become good stewards of their community and country- imparting biblical principles through sustainable clean water and preventative health initiatives while educating future leaders, all with a heart for service.
EAM|4africa has programs in Uganda and South Sudan and support offices in the US and Australia.

 

 

Job Summary

The Communication Officer at 4africa/East African Ministries will take lead, under the supervision of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Accountability (MEAL) Manager, in preparing materials for informing donors, the government, communities and the general public of 4 africa’s work in Uganda/South Sudan. Through the production of a range of written, audio-visual and photographic communications resources/materials, and contribute to informing staff of internal development and policy change/development. Must be able to communicate 4africa’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a quarterly communication plan for strategic donor and public engagement.
  •  Produce written (feature stories and issue oriented), photographic and video graphic reports highlighting the impact of 4africa’s work.
  • Collect quality stories, photos, and videos of transformation across all 4africa’s programs (WASH, ministry, and leadership development).
  • Support the production of electronic newsletters by providing required media material and program information (organizational changes, activities, staffing, etc.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly & annual reports to MEAL Manager.
  • Contribute to funding-oriented communications products and campaigns including web-based and print materials, posters, brief papers, reports, stories and photo essays, and organizing events that raise the profile of 4africa.
  • Work as the focal point of contact of 4africa within the media fraternity by developing and maintaining positive and proactive relationships in order to support the work of 4africa.
  • Develop and maintain key in-country media contacts.
  • Liaise with national/ and local press to support events media coverage.
  • Support the designing and styling of country program reports (Quarterly, and annual) and edit all formal communication documents for external use e.g., donor reports & funding proposals.
  • Support the development and capacity building of communication learning skills, policies & procedures of 4africa.
  • Support the US/Australia communication team by continuously providing photos, stories and impact stories as required by the communication team.
  • Collect, edit, and submit well stories to the MEAL Manager for well report completion.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Communication, Journalism, Social sciences, International Development or other related fields.
  • A minimum of three years (3) experience in progressive development communication, International Communications, Media, Photography & Journalism.
  • Additional training in photography and videography.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities and willing to participate in/lead daily staff devotions.
  • English language fluency (written & verbal) with proficient writing abilities to deliver & tailor messages to multiple audiences and communication channels.
  • Excellent photography and videography skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and basic communication design applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural communication, and team working skills.
  • Proven experience of acting as an organization spokesperson, experience of giving media interviews and briefings.
  • Demonstrated representation and public relations experience for the purpose of media related engagements.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Ability to facilitate and champion change in an organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Exceptional leadership and time management skills.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, coaching, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

 

 

How To Apply for East African Ministries Jobs 2021

Please submit a Cover Letter and CV only as one file in PDF and email it to [email protected]. Type the JOB POSITION ONLY that you are applying for, as the subject of your email.

Address to: –
The Operations Manager
East African Ministries
P. O. BOX 17
GULU

NOTE: Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2oth December 2021

 

 

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