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No Experience Graduate Trainee Communications Job Opportunities – Oxfam

Job Title:   Graduate Trainee Communications (No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Oxfam

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Media and Communications Coordinator


About US:

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.


Job Summary:  We are looking for a Communications graduate trainee to provide a support function to communications.  Key responsibilities will include supporting the production process of IEC materials, content gathering and story writing.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Collect content and support the production for the monthly newsletter to key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Closely work with program and project teams to gather and write human interest and news stories.
  • Support in the administrative and logistic part of the communications role including reviewing messages and products by partners
  • Liaise with printers and other suppliers to ensure production of different materials is in line with branding guidelines
  • Provide communications support during events
  • Provide input and advise around communications plans and messaging where appropriate.
  • Support in media management including media tracking and reporting
  • Contribute to the social media content plan
  • Support in media relations, keeping the media lists updated and monitoring, gathering press clippings and updating the media tracker
  • Support in keeping the global shared photo database updated with Uganda content
  • Support in keeping the intranet updated
  • Support the internal branding process
  • Support the Communication team in the delivery of the communications strategy
  • Regularly travel to the field to support story gathering


  • Eager and required to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women’s rights (click here).
  • Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, Mass communication or similar field
  • Ability to work in a team and under tight deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Knowledge of media production, communication including digital communications, and dissemination techniques and methods.
  • Proficient in use of computer applications related to the tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, in written and verbal English.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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