Imagine Her Jobs 2022 – Fresher Communications Associate

Job Title: Communications Associate (Project Hello World) – Imagine Her Jobs 2022

Organization: Imagine Her

Duty Station: Seguku Katale, Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: Fundraising, Operations, and Communication Coordinator -Project Hello World (Based in the UK)

Contract Period: 1-Year

Work Schedule: 2 Days Per Week

 

 

Imagine Her Profile:

Imagine Her is a non-profit working to accessibly provide young vulnerable women and youth with a robust innovation skillset and essential resources to create sustainable social ventures and social impact in Uganda. We do this by providing tools and collaborating with communities as key advocates to prepare pathways for their socio-economic independence.

As part of our work, we are implementing a Project dubbed Hello World which we seek to fill some vacant positions. Project Hello World provides educational resources and Internet connectivity to isolated and vulnerable communities. We do this by building solar-powered, outdoor Internet kiosks— so that underprivileged children and adults can educate themselves, communicate with others, and have a voice in the global community. To achieve this, we mobilize communities to build Hello Hubs which are solar-powered outdoor Internet kiosks, and state-of-the-art technology including high-quality solar panels, satellite connectivity, rugged, waterproof touch-screen screens, camera, and audio equipment. Hello Hubs are designed to withstand extreme outdoor weather and are energy-autonomous, which means that they can bring connectivity and education to even the most isolated communities.

 

 

Job Summary:

As part of our work, we are implementing a Project dubbed Hello World which we seek to fill some vacant positions. Project Hello World provides educational resources and Internet connectivity to isolated and vulnerable communities. We do this by building solar-powered, outdoor Internet kiosks— so that underprivileged children and adults can educate themselves, communicate with others, and have a voice in the global community. To achieve this, we mobilize communities to build Hello Hubs which are solar-powered outdoor Internet kiosks, and state-of-the-art technology including high-quality solar panels, satellite connectivity, rugged, waterproof touch-screen screens, camera, and audio equipment. Hello Hubs are designed to withstand extreme outdoor weather and are energy-autonomous, which means that they can bring connectivity and education to even the most isolated communities. It is an exciting time to join the team as we have plans for 63 new Hubs over the next two years.

Position Overview: The Communications Associate will help represent Uganda, the Ugandan team, and the Ugandan Hub Communities more completely in our communications. He/She will help provide updates on significant news stories and statistics in Uganda, such as out-of-school children, education technology initiatives as well as other things that may be useful or of interest.

Included in this role is ongoing communication and engagement with the Hub communities. Using already active WhatsApp groups to record and format stories told by Hub users about the Hub, how they use it and how others benefit.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and recording stories from multiple Hub chat groups and CSO groups.
  • Working with CSOs to identify a variety of stories, representing a variety of Hub users
  • Identifying stories that may be used on our social media channels, and seeking consent to share
  • Photo organization and classification
  • Helping organize stories into a usable pitch document that can be shared with funders, and maintaining the document
  • Flagging and forwarding local, regional, and national news stories relevant to Hello World’s work.
  • Working with Hub communities to identify candidates for ongoing and long-term case studies.
  • Ensure that everyone is represented and has their story told.
  • Recognizing safeguarding concerns and taking steps to ensure that safeguarding is prioritized at each stage.
  • Arranging and conducting interviews with members of Hub communities using interview templates.
  • Updating and supporting the team with www.myhellohub.org, our community-led site, where appropriate.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Essential

  • The applicant must hold a Degree qualification in relevant subjects (Journalism, English, Communications, Politics…)
  • Experience using social media and an understanding of what works
  • Knows a good story when they see one.
  • Must be willing to work unsupervised.
  • Willingness to travel, some visits to Hub Builds sites are a possibility.
  • Good knowledge of Google Suite.
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English.
  • Detailed and thorough.
  • Interested in people and the stories that they tell.

Desired

  • Understanding of Adobe suite programs such as photoshop or illustrator.
  • Photography and video skills.
  • Good knowledge of Tiktok
  • Knowledge of the development sector.
  • Language skills
  • Experience with translation.

Personal Qualities

Imagine Her is a small non-profit organization that believes in accelerating the power and potential of every girl, woman, and youth to create sustainable futures and communities. Our model was developed to empower girls, women, and youth holistically to improve their lives and communities. Each member of our team is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

We’re looking for someone who can get their sleeves rolled up and their hands dirty. Someone who is kept up at night trying to find answers to the world’s most intractable problems and willing to make some errors along the way. We need an individual willing to share what they know and learn as they go – not afraid to take a step back and think around a problem. We’re looking for an expert with drive and heart. And we need someone who can do all those things, in some of the hardest places, and still have a lot of fun.

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

  • Management experience
  • Training- first aid and safeguarding and CGC
  • Capacity Building in your role

 

 

How To Apply for Imagine Her Jobs 2022

All candidates should apply by sending their updated CVs and cover letters to [email protected] and female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

Deadline: 23rd February 2022 by 5:00 pm

 

 

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