PlayMatters Communications Volunteer Job – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:   PlayMatters Communications Volunteer (No Experience US NGO Jobs)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.

Job Summary:  The Communications Volunteer will be a member of the PlayMatters Regional Project Team based in Kampala, Uganda, and work closely with the communications unit. This position is an opportunity meant to build on the digital skills training work by Re:Build and partners  and is open only to refugees who have successfully completed digital skills training under Re:Build program. This is a wonderful opportunity for persons looking to widen and build skills in communications, graphic design, photography and videography. The position will support external and internal communications, graphic design, and content creation (including photography and videography) for the regional project. The Communications Volunteer will work closely with the Regional Communications Specialist and the Regional Visual Content Producer to support education and communications materials being produced for the project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation and setting up of audio-visual equipment, branding materials for events and productions.
  • Support comms and multimedia teams during various productions and activities.
  • Support in writing and proofreading/editing of stories and comms content.
  • Design promotional items like reports, PowerPoints, and other IEC materials as needed.
  • Support during development and roll-out of communications, branding and visibility concepts and materials.
  • Ensure indexing and archiving of all audio-visual assets.
  • Support during audio-visual storytelling visits.
  • Capture audio-visual content that is, photos and videos for internal communications.
  • Manage communication media data hosted locally and online.
  • Ensure technical equipment is well maintained and managed in line with IRC procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should be a refugee living in Kampala who has successfully completed digital skills training under the Re:Build/IRC skills program in website construction, graphics design, photography and video production.
  • Basic proficiency in using cameras and other photo and video production equipment.
  • Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Good organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well in a team environment.
  • Good team player.
  • Valid refugee registration card/attestation card.

N.B: Please note that a satisfactory reference from the Refugee Welfare Council will be necessary to be issued an offer.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified should apply online at the link below

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Deadline: 18th April 2023

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