Position: Communications Officer
Report to: Communications Coordinator
Location: Arua District
Purpose of the position:
Support the West Nile Refugee Response Program to achieve its strategic objectives through; production of high quality communication resources (stories, photos, videos) for internal and external use, supporting grant acquisition processes, media engagements, VIP field visits, inter-agency coordination, branding and visibility.
Writing Impact Stories, taking high quality photos, Videos and audio)
Identifying, documenting and dissemination of most significant change/need stories and promising best practices
Gather compelling visual resources (photos, videos, audio) for awareness creation and donor engagements.
Create monthly content for webpage and social media channels
Pitch News angles to local and international media
Support programs team to prepare reports and other donor-engagement materials
Provide support in producing the West Nile Refugee Response Monthly Situation report and News Letter
Media/VIP /donor visits and engagements
Support in Planning for media field visits. (Working on itineraries/ doing pre-visits to locations)
Take part in weekly/monthly inter-agency coordination meetings
Ensure all journalists/media crews get media accreditation before they proceed to the response location.
Ensuring all visitors and media crews read, understand and sign on our child protection protocols
Ensuring all VIP guests are treated with utmost professionalism and care
Brand management, Visibility and reputation risk
Reputation risk monitoring and key messaging
Ensuring all field programs and staff have adequate branding and visibility materials.
Ensuring proper usage of the World Vision logo and colors for all branded materia
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications/journalism/media studies required.
At least 3 years’ experience in similar role, preferably with non-government organization
Candidates should be proficient with Skills in editing software like adobe InDesign, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Premier pro, or Publisher
Strong writing and editing skills required
Video and photography skills required
Interviewing skills and ability to create safe spaces for conversations