Communications and Marketing Officer at Children of Grace

CHILDREN OF GRACE, Kiira Road, Jinja, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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This position is responsible for the Children of Grace – Uganda donor communication and marketing efforts and is located in Jinja, Uganda. .

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully the individual must be able to perform each of the requirements listed below which are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The following duties and responsibilities are those considered to be essential but do not represent all job functions that may be required for this position:

  1. Production of marketing and communications materials (60%)
  2. Developing and rolling out marketing and communications strategy (25%)
  3. Fundraising and donor management support (10%)
  4.  Other (5%)

 Production of marketing and communications materials (60%)

  • Working closely with the Operations Manager Lead in the compilation of Annual Students Progress Reports – Annual photos of sponsored students and editing of reports to merge into appropriate tools and send to U.S. for printing and distribution.
  • Take photographs of field activities and manage the photo archive.
  •  Communicate with sponsors about something special regarding their child, e.g. send sponsors photos and activities that the student is involved in such as Camp AllStar, Career Guidance
  • Update Facebook and Instagram 3 times per week, Twitter 1 – 2 times per week.
  • Monthly Production of high quality case studies and blogs demonstrating the impact of the CoG work on children and their communities
  • write articles for newsletter three times per year. Send to U.S. for distribution.
  • Managing and updating the organizational photo and video library/ archive with high quality photos and videos.

Developing and rolling out marketing and communications strategies (25%)

  • Working closely with the US Development staff;
  • Developing communications strategy and targets to track CoGs visibility including website and social media engagements.
  • Sharing CoGs work and impact in creative ways with our sponsors and supporters.
  • Managing our brand, ensuring it is understood and used effectively by staff and general public to help achieve our goals and mission.
  • Defining staff responsibilities for marketing and communications activities and supporting them to deliver high quality in a timely manner.

Fundraising and donor/sponsor management support (10%)

  • Supporting fundraising activities such as proposal writing and putting together resources for fundraising events.
  • Supporting donor management activities such as documenting mission teams’ activities, events planning and organization in Uganda.
  • Joint planning with the Director of Operations to ensure coordination of field based communications activities.

Other responsibilities (5%)
• Other duties as required, including occasional work on weekends and public holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken in consultation with the Director of Operations..

Core Competencies, Skills And Abilities
• Commitment to understanding and supporting the vision and mission of Children of Grace.
• Compassion and appreciation for orphans and vulnerable children issues.
• Superior writing and oral communication skills.
• Significant experience in managing communications and marketing for an NGO.
• Excellent photography skills.
• Excellent computer and typing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point.
• Excellent organizational skills and methodological approach to program management.
• Attention to detail and strong project management skills.
• Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision.
• Ability to be a team player and leader.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

Education/Years Experience

  • Preferred: Bachelors degree in PR/Communications, Journalism, or related field or relevant experience in the communications field.
  • At least 3 -year experience in relevant field (marketing and communications, fundraising, advertising, public relations, development, photography for NGOs)

Person Specifications
• Individual must be ambitious, results-orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly growing and developing organization.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelors degree in PR/Communications

Job Experience Requirements: 3 -year

Applying Instructions

Please send a motivation letter clearly demonstrating your ability to perform each of the areas in the Job Description and a 2 Page Resume to

 [email protected]

with the subject of the email as the position you are applying for.

NOTE: Generic Motivation Letters and Resumes will not be accepted and due to the volume of Applications ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Uganda, Kampala


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