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Communications Coordinator


This is a Full-time position in Mbale posted June 22, 2022.

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# Job Description

To collect, author, and upload of content and media to support the CURE kids
program as well as other communications meant for use on the website, social
media, and in print both for the MSC and in support of the local hospital’s
marketing and donor support needs. The position is essentially the eyes and
ears of CURE, documenting the lives of those the organization serves and the
people serving them.

Key responsibilities

Documentation function
1\. Document overall activity at the hospital by providing content for telling
the CURE Story through articles, photo essays, videos, donor reports, and
social media posts.
2\. Provide quality content for the CURE kids program by creating CURE kids
profiles and keeping all profile data updated with the most recent
Collaborate cross-departmentally at the local hospital for a variety of
content regarding the child or child’s family that can be added in order to
develop a holistic and robust story during their stay and updates for the
4\. Identify and document compelling stories that communicate the overall
experience of children who are undergoing treatment at a CURE hospital.
5\. Collaborate with hospital senior management team to document hospital
activities, news, events, and information for donor reporting, news/stories,
websites, mobile clinic
Marketing support function
1\. Fulfill a supportive role in the marketing needs of the hospital with
social media and public relations.
Internal communication support function
1\. Fulfill a supportive role in the internal communications needs of the
2\. Produce and deliver timely digital content to the MSC Communications
Department for events.
Complete regular check-ins with the Executive Director and/or Spiritual
Director at the local hospital in order to assess the hospital’s internal
communications, marketing, and/or donor support needs.
4\. Communicate with the Manager of Communications through regular
teleconferences and email.
5\. Provide communications support to the MSC Advancement team through donor
“thank you” videos.
Be an active participant in helping to host and represent CURE to individuals
who visit the hospital.
7\. Assist in ensuring brand consistency throughout all CURE Uganda
communication materials.
8\. Work with Communications Manager to update CURE Uganda website page
including updating news items, events, adverts etc.
9\. Create, post and monitor content on CURE Uganda’s social media outlets
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Design or create Communication Materials
including videos, brochures, flyers, press releases, etc.
10\. Work as a link between CURE Uganda and Media Houses.
Spiritual Ministry participation
1\. Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs

Occupation Health and Safety
1\. All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to
themselves, other staff members or customers.
2\. Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to
their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective
Equipment as required.
Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being
in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where
4\. Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of
concern when identified.
Other duties as assigned
1\. This job description is not designed to cover the entire comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the co-
worker for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change
at any time.
Other duties
1\. Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Please
note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are
required of the co-worker for this position. Duties, responsibilities and
activities may change at any time with or without notice. Co-worker must
perform other tasks, duties, and projects as assigned, as a member of the
Human Resources team.

Essential Qualifications
1\. Bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism, Photography, Communications,
Marketing or related degree, or equivalent amount of related experience.
2\. Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience with photography, videography and
Experience with Internet social media tools including Facebook, Instagram,
YouTube, Twitter, blogs, and email.
4\. Experience using, or exposure to, Adobe Light room or related software.
5\. Experience using, or exposure to, Mac OS X.
6\. Previous experience serving overseas is preferred, but not required.
7\. High degree of integrity and professional values.
8\. Excellent communication and report writing skills

Professional Essential Skills
Knowledge to carry out the duties of the role. Ability to work in an accurate
and consistent manner, utilizing systems and programs in the most efficient
Accuracy, Ability to work on own initiative while remaining an effective
member of a team. Demonstrate effective team skills Planning & Organizing,
demonstrate flexibility and openness to change.
Maintaining structured systems, can multi-task, without losing focus Manages
competing and changing priorities in line with the demands of the in-patient
Maintains open communication with members of various levels of management.
Good teamwork and interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication
and presentation skills
High level planning and organizational skills including efficient and
effective time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
Attention to Details: Able to be alert in a high-risk environment; follow
detailed procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data; carefully
monitor processes; concentrate on routine work details, and organize and
maintain a system of records.
Communication Skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken
or written word; read and interpret complex information; listen well.
Flexibility: Able to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of
new information; perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as
demands change; manage transitions effectively from task to task; adapt to
varying customer needs.
Initiative: Able to bring about great results from ordinary circumstances;
prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; transform leads into
productive outcomes; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to
situations as they arise without supervision.
Innovative/Innovation: Challenge conventional practices; adapt established
methods for new uses; pursue ongoing system improvement; work with concepts
and ideas to create novel solutions to problems; evaluate new technology as
potential solutions to existing problems.

Essential Experience and knowledge
1\. Passionate about the mission of CURE.
2\. Love for children and their families.
3\. Comfortable working in a medical setting.
4\. Advanced photography and video competence regarding DSLR cameras,
lighting, composition, editing, etc.
5\. Excellent ability to write and communicate in short-form for a western
6\. Written and spoken fluency with the English language.
7\. Experience of working with MS Packages – Word/Excel/PowerPoint/ Access.
8\. Experience working in a Hospital environment.

Essential personal attributes and aptitudes
1\. Demonstrate good command of the English language both written and verbal
to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role.
2\. Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, with compassion and
empathy with patients and their families.
3\. Display awareness and appreciation of the service users
4\. Ability to communicate at all levels.
5\. Draws on a variety of communication methods to fit situation/circumstances
6\. Listens openly, using questions to check for understanding/avoid
7\. Strong ability to learn CCHU Services, Core Values & Ethos.
8\. Willingness and ability to adopt new knowledge and research procedures
9\. Flexible attitude to duties and to hours of work with ability to remain
calm under pressure
10\. Highly organized and meticulous

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Email:: [email protected]

Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file
including: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and a current practicing
License with the Allied Health Professionals Council, and references to the
Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 903, Mbale or e-mail to **[email protected]** or
Hand delivers to **CURE Children’s Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere** Road,

Further information may be obtained by calling 0778832854/0454-43527320. The
deadline for receipt of all applications is **June 30, 2022.**

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