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Food for the Hungry Jobs 2021 – Communication Officer

Job Title: Communication Officer – Food for the Hungry Jobs 2021

Organization: Food for the Hungry Uganda (FH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Business Development Manager



Food for the Hungry (FH) Uganda Profile:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty world-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods: Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.



Job Summary:

The Communication Officer will provide technical support to the Programs and Business Development department in designing Food for the Hungry publications and contributes to the development and improvement of the design, branding and layout of materials produced by Food for the Hungry. S/he will ensure that communications products and reports are following Food for the Hungry branding guidelines, provide the best possible functionality and usability to Food for Hungry partners and contribute to the overall branding process, Build Capacity of FH staff in media engagement and communication and Assist FH wide public relations and media risk management. The position bearer supports different departments and projects across the organization by designing high quality visual content including branding for events, information communication and education (IEC) material, flyers, magazines, newsletters, formal letters and annual reports among others. All these are done in consistency with Food for the Hungry Branding, communication and media engagement guidelines.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Key Result #1: Support FHU portfolio on documentation and visibility efforts 40%
  • Key Result #2: Support Key Program Information Management 30%
  • Key Result #3: Media Relations Risk management and FH wide Communication 15%
  • Key Result #4- Build Capacity of FH Uganda staff on Documentation and Media engagement. 15%



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree in Mass Communications or Journalism, additional qualification in administrative law is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of at least three years’ experience in a similar role with an NGO is a Must
  • Experience in graphic design and use of graphic design software a must. You need to know how to use Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe in Design, Adobe Photoshop at an advanced level.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently, Innovativeness and willingness to learn.
  • Experience in and adequate knowledge of photography and videography is a plus

NB: FHU is an equal opportunity employer.



How To Apply Food for the Hungry Uganda Jobs 2021:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager,

Food for the Hungry Uganda

Email: [email protected]

Deadline: Wednesday 13th October, 2021 at 4:30pm



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