- Job openings: Programme officer, Grants and Fellowships; Programme officer, Media Monitoring and Research; Online Content producer
- Location: Kampala, Uganda
- Salary: Very competitive
- Application deadline: February 15, 2020
- Start date: March 1, 2020
African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is seeking creative, resourceful and passionate individuals to join its team. This opportunity offers people with a strong interest in journalism and media valuable experience in research, capacity development, project management and content creation. Through a varied and exciting range of projects, you will help shape and expand ACME’s media development portfolio, advance the understanding of media in Uganda, and contribute to the professional excellence of journalists in Uganda through a varied and exciting range of projects.
ACME is operating under a strategy that runs from 2017 to 2021 and has three objectives: contribute to an increase in media quality through inspiring and supporting African journalists to seek and achieve professional excellence; contribute to improving the environment in which African media operate through advocating and promoting the right to media freedoms and freedom of expression; and promote media literacy through supporting the public and civil society to become critical users and producers of media and information.
Our broad activities include mid-career training for journalists; media literacy training for civil society, business, government, and the public; media monitoring and research; running a reporting grants scheme for journalists; recognising excellence through awards for journalists; convening public dialogues and symposia; maintaining an active online operation (website, online resource centre, social media platforms) to share information and debate media performance; and freedom of expression advocacy.
Detailed information on the job scope and application details is available below:
- Programme Officer, Grants and Fellowships – Job description and eligibility
- Programme Officer, Media Monitoring and Research – Job description and eligibility
- Online Content Producer – Job description and eligibility
ACME is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply.
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