Communications Officer

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Job Summary

To lead the FSD Uganda team in the implementation of an effective communication strategy that supports the delivery of FSD objectives and has an impact on influencing stakeholders, industry decision makers in the development of financial services that are accessible to the poor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the team, support the implementation of FSDU’s strategic & operational plan by implementing the Communication strategy
  • Lead the implementation of an influencing and communication plan ensuring it has the impact on influencing key stakeholder mind-set and is effective in influencing change within the industry/ sector:
  • Lead the building of relationships with media houses
  • Ensure existence of an exciting and informative online presence through highly available website and social media platform to strengthen FSDU’s visibility, presence and positioning for opportunities
  • Lead and manage third parties/consultants in a manner that results in a full engagement and results in effective delivery

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Mass Communication, English or any other degree with a strong writing background
  • Masters (added advantage)

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • At least 5 years work experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated strong and relevant experience in communication skills (strong public speaking and writing skills)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing key messages for advocacy
  • Demonstrated experience working with media houses (especially in information dissemination)
  • Proven track record in developing media relations and strategic partnerships
  • Demonstrated experience in content development for various media platforms (radio, TV, website, social media)
  • Proven track record in managing consultants/service providers including development of terms of reference where required
  • Candidates will be required to submit three published writing samples and examples of social media engagement (in English)

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How to Apply:

To apply, CLICK HERE  and follow the instructions. Deadline for all submissions is 11:59 P.M. on 23rdFebruary 2018. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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