Uganda: Communications and Marketing Associate

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

The Communications and Marketing Associate will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will have the opportunity to coordinate with our Development Officer in the US towards the development of fundraising, marketing, and publicity tools and content for publication. Additionally, the position will include a local focus working with the Uganda Country Director in generating marketing content for our stakeholders at every level. This is a vital expansion of our capacity to communicate internationally as well as nationally with stakeholders across a variety of platforms. We are looking for a motivated, creative individual with writing talents and interest in multimedia, video/photography and story-telling, and visual communications.

Develop and Share Fundraising Content

  • Support the development of media content in our effort to communicate our work both to local and international stakeholders
  • Design marketing documents, including visual representations of LN’s data and stories, and work collaboratively to create and implement a public relations/marketing strategy
  • Manage all social media platforms for LifeNet and work collaboratively to create and implement a social media engagement strategy
  • Work with our Development Officer to engage in communication activities to elevate the LN brand and improve fundraising efforts, including gathering of local data, writing proposals, research, and assisting the Country Director in providing donor feedback in the form of regular reports
  • Supervise local storytelling and implement a qualitative data collection process for LN
  • Work with our local monitoring and evaluation team to engage all staff members in qualitative story collection

Reporting Tools and Management Processes

  • Design organizational promotion and reporting tools for stakeholders locally and internationally
  • Supervise the production and delivery of key partnership communications to local stakeholders
  • Perform site visits to interact with our partners and team members in the field

Desired Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
    • Preferred: Master’s degree in communications, public health, or related field
  • Excellent writing and communication skills*
  • Proficiency in visual design and software use and ability to learn and navigate new software
  • Ability to work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment*
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills*
  • Project management skills; ability to coordinate activities across various departments and prioritize effectively*
  • Independent and self-motivated*
  • Experience in corporate use of social media platforms*
  • Passion for public and global health
  • International or cross-cultural experience (i.e. working within a diverse team context)
  • Experience or familiarity with faith-based institutions
  • Interest or expertise in photography and/or videography

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