Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 40 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.   In Uganda, DRC works in North, North-Western, South-Western and North-Eastern regions in a range of emergency and development support for refugees and displacement-affected communities(for more information go to www.drc.dk).  

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Kampala, Uganda
Overall purpose of the role: For the present vacancy, the Communications Intern will support Communications and the Information Management Officer in DRC Country Office in Kampala. His/her contribution will be extremely valuable to communicate difference and impact the organization makes in the country and the region. This is a great opportunity for those who look to engage in a new sector such as humanitarian and development affairs at global level. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Preparing and updating DRC Uganda information on DRC EAGL regional Facebook and Twitter pages Writing short stories, posts or success stories from the field for a requested media platform such as DRC website, DRC EAGL newsletter, and newsletters to donors Preparing audiovisual material for the projects, communication campaigns, and events Coordinating with Regional Communications office Coordinating with external media Preparing internal newsletter Verifying...