Communications and Marketing Associate US Citizen Fellowship Careers – LifeNet International

By | January 4, 2019
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Communications and Marketing Associate US Citizen Fellowship Careers – LifeNet International

Job Title:     Communications and Marketing Associate

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Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: LifeNet International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: USA

Salary: Monthly Stipend

Position Code: G08-Int

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:

LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African health centers to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa, LN works to improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is specifically dedicated to health systems strengthening in the private not-for-profit sector. In Uganda, approximately 60% of all healthcare services are provided by faith-based not-for-profit centers, many of these serving rural, low-income populations. Through partnerships with faith-based health centers, LifeNet implements practical responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.

Job Summary:  The Communications & Marketing Associate will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will have the opportunity to coordinate with LifeNet International (LN)’s Development Officer in the U.S. towards the development of fundraising, marketing and publicity tools and content for social media. Additionally, the position will include a local focus working with the Uganda Country Director in generating content for national and international stakeholders. This is a vital expansion of LN’s capacity to communicate internationally as well as nationally with stakeholders across a variety of platforms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design organizational promotional and reporting tools for stakeholders locally and internationally
  • Support local story telling and implement a qualitative data collection process for LN
  • Support the production and delivery of key partnership communications to local stakeholders
  • Support the development of media content in our effort to communicate our work to local and international stakeholders
  • Coordinate activities with the Development Officer to engage in fundraising activities, including gathering of local data, writing proposals, research, and assisting the Country Director in providing donor feedback in the form of regular reports
  • Coordinate social media platforms for LifeNet and working collaboratively to create and enact a social media engagement strategy
  • Supporting the local Monitoring & Evaluation team to engage staff members in qualitative story collection utilizing the most significant change network
  • Perform site visits to interact with partners and team members in the field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Communications and Marketing Associate career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public health, sales, marketing, or a related field
  • Excellent English writing skills with experience telling compelling stories through reports and other materials for external audiences*
  • Graphic/visual design skills, e.g. experience in Adobe Create Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign*
  • Experience using social media platforms at an organizational or corporate level*
  • Ability to learn and navigate new software*
  • Skills in photography and/or videography
  • Demonstrated experience managing relationships with external stakeholders, e.g. government officials, the media, and/or donors
  • Experience with fundraising, e.g. writing grant proposals or reports
  • Experience collecting data/stories, e.g. through surveys, focus groups, or collaboration with representatives
  • International or cross-cultural experience, i.e. working within a diverse team context
  • Ability to work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills
  • Organizational skills, ability to coordinate activities across various departments and ability to prioritize
  • Experience or familiarity with religious institutions
  • An excitement for analyzing complex organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others to implement, preferably in a low-resource environment
  • Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
  • Ability to function well in a diverse, cross-cultural work environment
  • Interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills
  • Independent, self-motivated

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:

In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:

  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

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Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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