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Job Title:Communications Officer
Company: Heifer Project International (HPI)
Location Central - Kampala
Salary - -
Sector Media - Other
Job Type Permanent
Date Tue, 5 Oct 2010
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom)
Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
Communication: Providing appropriate feedback
Research and Planning: Setting goals
Work Survival: Meeting goals
Job Status Full Time
Vacancies 1
Role Develop and implement a communication strategy for the project; Streamline the project's Communication agenda; both internal and external

Position Title: Communications Officer
Duty Station: Kampala

Job Summary: - Develop and implement a communication strategy for the project; Streamline the project's Communication agenda; both internal and external; Ensure that EADD becomes a brand among dairy smallholder farmers in the project area; Support mobilization of farmers into Dairy Farmer Business Associations (DFBAs) branding of DFBAs businesses; Partner with program officers to develop, implement media plans, messages and materials that clarify for key audiences the !program goals and priorities; co-ordinate the production of internal and external project communications, publications and materials, in consultation with other staff; Support formation and participation of radio listening clubs in the project area; Coordinate community dialogue sessions aimed at increasing female and youth involvement in the project activities and coordinate video documentary development for the project.

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience:
Must have a degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, and Marketing, Social Sciences or relevant degree, Must have strong writing and editing skills; Must be computer proficient; Must have the ability to multi-task and demonstrate strong teamwork skills. Experience of not less than 3 years working in: an international organization.

Essential Skills Desired; Practical knowledge of desktop publishing, video production using current soft ware computer programs is an added advantage and encourage livestock farmers to protect the environment by promoting environmentally friendly methodologies.
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Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer


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