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Thursday 28 February 2013

Website Manager Jobs Opportunity in Uganda

at The Water Trust in Masindi

 Website Manager, Uganda

The Water Trust (TWT) is an international NGO combatting disease and poverty in the developing world with investments in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Currently our geographic focus is Masindi District in Western Uganda. Our WASH model concentrates on shallow hand dug wells and boreholes with a complementary sanitation and hygiene program. Additionally, we implement a WASH in Schools program at local elementary schools. TWT's vision is simple: to live in a world where all people have access to clean water and practice healthy sanitation and hygiene behaviours. The need is most certainly there - 780 million people do not have access to clean water and over a billion people do not have access to a toilet. In order to support our team in Masindi, Uganda TWT is recruiting a Website Manager Intern. Applicants are currently being accepted. This is a wonderful opportunity to get involved with a great NGO impacting those in need.
Responsibilities include:
Update WordPress website - www.watertrust.org - with data from the field: narratives, videos (youtube) and photos (flikr)
Review and revise current website to increase effectiveness for all stakeholders
Make suggestions and implement improvements to make website more user friendly
The ideal candidate will:
Be a self-starter
Have experience managing a WordPress-ran website
Be comfortable collecting data from Excel spreadsheets and updating website
Have expertise in: WordPress, Excel, Word, Youtube, flickr and social media
Have an interest in international development and the water crisis
How to apply:
Please send a Resume and answers to the following questions to Sarah Mendelsohn; smendelsohn@watertrust.org
o Give an example of how you were a self-starter in the past?
o What university are you enrolled in (or involvement with an external organization) and how will they participate in the TWT Website Manager Internship?
o Describe experiences (professional, academic or volunteering) that you have had in the past that you will be of assistance to this internship
o Why do you want to intern with The Water Trust?
Deadline: 21-03-2013