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Communications Intern – TIDE II Project

SNV

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 8, 2022.

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# Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the
Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of
the poorest countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of
local and international advisors works with local partners to equip
communities, businesses, and organisations with the tools, knowledge, and
connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic
services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own
development.
For more information on SNV’s operations, visit our website: www.snv.org
Background to TIDE II project
Following the successes of TIDE I project, SNV Uganda was awarded a Grant for
TIDE-2 project from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. TIDE II is
a 4 years project 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2023 aiming at contributing
to a sustainable dairy intensification and inclusive business models, creating
shared value for different actors along the dairy value chain – also expressed
as sector transformation. Specifically TIDE II is aiming at:
• Doubling incomes for 5,000 farmers reached in TIDE 1
Improving incomes for 2,000 new farmers those who never benefited from TIDE
I
• Creating new employment/jobs for 1,000 individuals along the dairy value
chain
• Contributing to improved nutrition for an additional 500,000 children in
schools.
To achieve the above objectives, TIDE II project will aim at deepening its
interventions in areas that were covered under TIDE I as well as reach new
beneficiaries in the same areas and up-scaling in areas that were not reached
by TIDE I interventions, while aiming at having systemic changes in the four
key project components of the dairy value chain reflected below;
• Dairy Farm Productivity: deepening the market in knowledge, inputs and
finance through quality offerings with a focus on knowledge and skills
transfer and supply mechanism T&E in coops, private dairy advisory, PDTFs,
others and sustainable forage intensification; up-scaling to other commercial
farming areas by following the private sector.
• Milk Quality: deepening by introducing/supporting milk tracking & tracing
for various food safety parameters and critical control point analysis in the
entire supply chain; up-scaling Quality Based Milk Payment System, using a
processor-led model.
• Dairy Value Chain: deepening dairy value chain linkages through support to
cooperatives and inclusive business models; up-scaling by supporting more
cooperatives in other districts, lobby for and support the diversification of
the domestic market.
• Nutrition: deepening the school milk and yoghurt project in SW Uganda by
increasing nutritional effects and upscaling the approach outside the project
area through e.g. social campaigns and collaboration with processors to enter
this market.
Rationale for the need of communications intern
To tell the success stories of the TIDE II project impact, it is imperative a
communication intern be sourced to support with documentation of the different
activities and how they are leading to the desired transformational change.
Currently project has hit several milestones and there are many stories to
tell about the project including the many photographs collected under the
different project units. However, for the project to be able to showcase its
impact, it needs an intern to support with putting all the different documents
together including photos and support in writing success stories to be shared
widely. The key role of the intern will be to follow up field activities and
document success stories and work with M&E team to add qualitative information
on the collected numbers by the monitoring unit. The intern will work closely
with the head of communications at SNV Kampala office and being supported by
the TIDE M&E unit with guidance on the potential areas for success story
documentation.

Job Description
• Aggregate the different photos taken by the units during implementation and
have them into one area to easy on access to the photos when needed
• Undertake field visits and participate in planning, writing, and managing
information updates, activity briefs, and other information products media
content – photos and stories for partners, and stakeholders as requested.
• Work with the SNV head of communications to write, edit, and distribute
content, including publication and press release.
• Support with compiling project writes Compiling reports from all units
• Assist with reporting of TIDE events with support of the country
communications officer
• Support in compiling success stories of the project’s activities
• Work with M&E team to provide numbers to beef up success stories prepared
for sharing with the public.
• Support in maintaining and updating the TIDE social media sites and or write
copy of posts
• Track, research and analyze information on assigned topics/issues, gather
information from diverse sources and help to assess news value and other
potential impact, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of information
campaigns.
• Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics
• Support with the general administrative and communications support as
assigne

Qualifications
• A university Degree in public relations, communication, journalism, or
marketing
• A final year student or fresh graduate who has completed or is currently
taking two or more writing for public relations courses
• Possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
• Possess the ability to accurately follow directions
• Have a high degree of organization and self-motivation
• Have an ability to multitask
• Possess excellent communication skills
• Basic knowledge in diary and agricultural practices
• Eager to learn and work with various teams.
• Knowledge of the Runyakitara is an added advantage
• Experience with online and social media communication strategies
• The ability to act as an effective and efficient team player.
• Willingness to travel.

Additional Information
The required intern will support the project activities for a period of six
months working from 1st April to and including September 2022.

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**Closing Date** :18th March. 2022

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