Communications Interns - Craft Project: Kisoro, Mubende, Mbale, Kween, Bukedea And Kole Districts, K

Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2147363460
Communications Interns - Craft Project: Kisoro, Mubende, Mbale, Kween, Bukedea And Kole Districts, K
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified May 8, 2024


Job Description Job Purpose: The recruitment of Communications Interns at the Business Champion (BC) level for the Climate Resilient Agribusiness for Tomorrow (CRAFT) project-Uganda is driven by the need to strengthen information, stories, knowledge harvesting and documentation.

The content will contribute to the knowledge products the project will disseminate by the end of this year.

The interns will support the communication advisor based in Kenya with in-country content.

As intermediaries between the project and farmers, BCs play a pivotal role in disseminating information and facilitating adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices for sustainability, resilience, and livelihood enhancement.

Key Position Roles and Responsibilities Assist BCs in developing and implementing communication plans and strategies tailored to local contexts and target audiences.

Create engaging content for various communication channels, including social media, websites, newsletters, and print materials.

Support the organization and facilitation of training workshops, farmer field days, and community events to disseminate information about climate-smart agriculture practices.

Collaborate with BCs to produce multimedia materials such as videos, infographics, and case studies highlighting success stories and best practices resulting from CRAFT projects interventions over the past years.

Conduct interviews and gather testimonials from smallholder farmers to showcase the impact of CRAFT interventions, with specific attention to youths and women.

Monitor and analyse the effectiveness of communication activities, collect feedback from stakeholders, and make recommendations for improvement of the project’s impact, which will eventually support in the CRAFT endline evaluation.

The interns are expected to visit all the rural areas where the BCs assigned to them operations with the objective of acquainting themselves to the local context of the assignment area.

Maintain documentation and records of communication materials, best practices, success stories, activities, outputs, and outcomes.

The intern will work closely with Business Champions (BCs) at the grassroots level to enhance communication and outreach efforts.

Qualifications Qualifications A minimum of bachelor's degree or equivalent in Communication, or related field from a reputable academic institution.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and effectively in both English.

Proficiency in using digital communication tools and platforms, including social media management, content creation, and website management.

Creativity and attention to detail in designing engaging and visually appealing communication materials.

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a multicultural and interdisciplinary team environment.

Knowledge of agriculture, climate change, and sustainable development issues is desirable but not mandatory.

Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in local languages spoken in the project area is an advantage.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Communications interns - craft project: kisoro, mubende, mbale, kween, bukedea and kole districts

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