No Experience Documentation and Communications Volunteer NGO Jobs – Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE)

No Experience Documentation and Communications Volunteer NGO Jobs – Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE)

Job Title:     Documentation and Communications Volunteer

Organization: Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE) is a non-profit organization, with a focus on natural resources Management. Founded in 1993, our projects and Programs have a national character and currently implementing activities in Northern Uganda, Rwenzori and the Albertine Regions. Our focus is on the following sectors; agriculture, Water and Sanitation and Natural Resources Management. Vision: A community where people and nature flourish.

Job Summary:   The Documentation and Communications Volunteer to support the implementation of its communication strategy. The jobholder will manage and regularly update JESE Information systems, the communications strategy and disseminate activities and in consultation with the head of department, maintain regular contact with the stakeholders of the organisation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Documentation and Communication Volunteer will be charged with the review, updating and implementation of the organisation’s communication strategy/Information systems.
  • Facilitate the documentation of the organisation’s best practices, lessons and challenges.
  • Design, implement, monitor and review the organisation’s communication strategy
  • Organize and implement advocacy and communication activities
  • Plan and document the organisation’s best practices and processes both in print and electronic media.
  • Plan for documentation and Repackaging of information generated by the organisation.
  • Documentation and Communication Volunteer
  • Plan and disseminate communication materials of the organisation to its respective stakeholders in creative and innovative formats
  • Identify and react to the documentation needs of the organisation.
  • Develop, maintain and update a stakeholder database in line with the institution’s communication strategy.
  • Carry out stakeholder analyses, information needs and communications.
  • Prepare, and monitor communication guidelines of the organization
  • A member of the JESE editorial team
  • Regularly monitor and update content on the JESE website.
  • Supervise the audio-Visual production materials.
  • Document best practices or the organisation’s activities.
  • Prepare, review & edit policy briefs
  • Prepare and disseminate content via the web and social media platforms. Where the later are not present, the Volunteer will be responsible to create them and market them widely.
  • Prepare & disseminate the JESE Monthly newsletter, Climate Resilience bulletin and other print information.
  • Edit JESE major publications.
  • Maintain and update the institutional data base of stakeholders
  • Interpret and repackage research reports for further dissemination/communication.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for this position must have knowledge or interest in following sectors; Natural Resources, Agriculture, Climate Change and WASH and related Policy environment. Equally, the candidate must in addition to demonstrating robust writing skills, should have knowledge, interest and ability to work with both print and electronic media so as to; communicate key activities of the organisation including the application of multimedia/social media tools like; face book, twitter, instagram and YouTube.
  • The prospecting candidate must demonstrate experience/Knowledge/practice in documentation and communication.
  • The suitable candidate should have a degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from a recognized University. An earlier work or volunteering and IT experience and knowledge will be of an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Manager at the following addresses; E-mail:, Box 728, Fort-Portal. Or Hand delivered at JESE main offices, Kitumba Binanata Zone.

Deadline: 31st March 2020

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