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Job Media Freedom, Advocacy and Access to Information Officer Organization MEDIA HIGH COUNCIL
Level 5.II Reports To Director of Professionalism and Media Dvpt Unit
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 16/Jan/2018
Job Description

- Devise and administer MHC’s planned activities to foster freedom and pluralism in media;
- Organize and effectively implement MHC’s tool and programme of media forums;
- Research and gather information on best practices to advance media freedom and access to information;
- Liaise with stakeholders to support media coverage of elections and other public interest activities to foster citizen participation and access to information;
- Organize awareness programs to promote citizen journalism as means to sustain a climate of information sharing, free expression and ICT usage in media;
- Ensure proper management of MHC’s sensitization program on rights and obligations of journalists;
- Represent MHC in meetings and conferences relating to media freedom and access to information development;
- Perform any other task assigned by MHC authorities;
Job Profile
1. Qualification A0 in Communication, Media Studies, Journalism, Law, International Relations, Administrative Sciences, public Administration. 2.Knowledge and skills
- Good governance skills’
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Report writing and presentation skills;
- Computer skills
- Creativity and initiative;
- Good organizational and time
- management skills
- Team working skills;
- Effective public relations and public speaking skills;
- Interviewing skills;
- Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and French; knowledge of all is an advantage