Job Announcement: Communications and Public Relations Officer

Deadline: 4th June 2024 by 5:00 PM

Position: Communications and Public Relations Officer

Type: Full-time


Job Summary:

The Communications and Public Relations Officer will ensure that the image and reputation of NAFOPHANU is maintained and enhanced as an efficient, effective, responsible, and responsive organization through high-quality communications.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal and external publications, including media releases, newsletters, reports, brochures, and media briefing notes.
  • Manage media relations, maintain positive relationships with the media, and provide them with accurate and timely information.
  • Contribute to the development of communications materials to raise awareness of the Forum’s activities.
  • Offer coordination and mobilization support in implementing communication activities of the PLHIV forums and networks.
  • Manage NAFOPHANU’s relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Publicize NAFOPHANU’s role, innovations, services, and activities to the local and wider community, businesses, and government.
  • Manage sponsorship agreements and social media platforms.
  • Provide input to enhance the Executive Director’s Office operations.
  • Attend relevant conferences, workshops, meetings, or training sessions.
  • Improve and ensure implementation of NAFOPHANU’s Communication Strategy.
  • Develop and manage communications tools linking NAFOPHANU to Partners, network members, and CSO allies.
  • Maintain and manage the members’ database.
  • Ensure sufficient communications support to NAFOPHANU advocacy and campaigns.
  • Responsible for writing, editing, layout, and formatting of newsletters, policy briefs, and other communication kits.
  • Identify and advise on potential media opportunities and manage the NAFOPHANU website.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, or Mass Communication.
  • Experience with either Journalism or Communications’ Institutions, events management, formal creative writing.
  • Proficiency in using new technologies and web-based platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Attention to style and detail.
  • Self-starter with the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Innovative.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively.
  • Awareness of different media agendas.

Note: People Living with HIV (PLHIV) are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, updated CVs, copies of relevant academic documents, and National ID attached. Submit applications to or hand-deliver to Plot 213, Sentema Road, Mengo, Kampala, Uganda.


4th June 2024 by 5:00 PM


Industry: NGO Location: Kampala

NAFOPHANU is the national umbrella organization of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in Uganda. Join us in our mission to advocate, influence policy, and support PLHIV across the country.



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