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Fresher Communication and Outreach Officer Non-profit Jobs – AWAFY

Job Title:   Communication and Outreach Officer

Organisation: AWAFY

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About Organisation:

AWAFY is a youth-led non-profit and non-governmental organization. Established in 2021, with its first office in Darfur, Zalingei. Later after the war took place in Sudan AWAFY was registered in Uganda as an international non-profit organization. AWAFY was founded to address the needs of Sudanese men and women concerning issues of change Advocacy & Peace Building, development, Health, Protection, Youth & Women Empowerment, and improving human rights conditions in Sudan. Additionally, it aims to enhance youth and women’s civic

participation. Also, AWAFY helps mitigate humanitarian disasters and crises resulting from wars. AWAFY Successfully Implemented Several Projects Covering a Wide Range of Topics. During our journey of serving local communities, AWAFY was pleased to collaborate with local and international institutions.

 

Job Summary:  The Communication and Outreach Officer will be responsible for managing all internal and external communication and outreach operations for AWAFY and managing AWAFY’s various social media platforms. The officer will also be responsible for developing, managing, and implementing communication and outreach strategies through AWAFY’s various activities and projects, as well as enhancing outreach efforts with donors, institutions, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage AWAFY’s social media platforms and website, and create engaging content to raise awareness of AWAFY’s various activities and projects.
  • Develop and implement communication and outreach strategies for AWAFY’s activities and projects and promote them.
  • Contribute to organizing events, campaigns, workshops, and seminars to engage the community and promote AWAFY’s goals.
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners, supporters, and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor and evaluate the media aspect of AWAFY’s various activities and programs.
  • Prepare newsletters and media materials for AWAFY’s various activities and programs.
  • Ensure all communication materials are culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Contribute to building and developing AWAFY’s internal and external communication and outreach policies.
  • Manage communication with AWAFY’s partners, beneficiaries, and stakeholders.
  • Facilitate and organize internal and external meetings and prepare minutes.
  • Directly communicate with AWAFY’s field coordinators in different states.

Qualifications Skills and Experience:

  • At least two years of relevant experience.
  • Advanced experience in managing social media platforms, running digital campaigns, and designing them.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English, both written and spoken.
  • Advanced writing and editing skills. (Proficiency in any design skills is a plus)
  • Proven experience in communication and outreach, and coordination with different organizations, institutions, donors, and beneficiaries.
  • Experience in developing communication and outreach strategies.
  • Advanced administrative and leadership skills, alongside effective communication, influencing, negotiation, and active participation skills.
  • Strong communication skills, and ability to organize and coordinate processes across a number of departments.
  • Ability to organize and plan a demanding workload and work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Advanced report writing and organization skills.
  • Passion for AWAFY’s mission and commitment to making a positive impact.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their updated CVs and motivation letters via Email to the email address careers@awafy.org Please make sure to include the following below job codes:

  • “Communication and Outreach Officer – Kampala” as subject of the email.
  • Failure to meet the deadline and or missing information in the email (subject or attachments) will result in the application being discarded.
  • The employee will undergo a full-time period of 3 months, whereby they will be evaluated.
  • Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 15th June 2024

 

 

 

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