Job Openings

Mountain Slayers Uganda (MSU) is seeking talented individuals to join our dynamic team! If you’re passionate about nature, hiking, mountaineering and adventure, love a challenge, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Position Title: Accounting and Administration Assistant – Full Time ( Remote )

Reports to: The Club President

Job Purpose:

The Accounting and Assistant will provide support to the Mountain Slayers Uganda club by performing clerical tasks, including processing and recording transactions, preparing and maintaining financial reports, and assisting with audits. He/she will also provide administrative support to the club by performing various tasks related to membership management, event coordination, develop and vend MSU-branded merchandise, initiate B2B partnerships that enable the Club generate revenue through its media platforms, and communicate with members and stakeholders.


  • Maintain and organize financial records, documents, and files
  • Process and record financial transactions, including payments by members for trip fees, subscriptions, payments by the club to service providers and other suppliers
  • Maintaining schedules of accounts payable and accounts receivable to ensure payments are made/received within contractual payment terms
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets and income statements
  • Reconcile bank statements and general ledger accounts
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of audits
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports and summaries of club financial activities.
  • Support drafting and development of grant proposals and execution of related projects
  • Liaise with business partners on requirements for adverts as well as designs.
  • Coordinate development of merchandise designs with service providers, follow up payments from MSU to service providers, coordinate delivery of merchandise to MSU members, identify other providers of relevant merchandise and support assessment of quality, price etc
  • Assist with fundraising and sponsorship initiatives
  • Manage membership applications and renewals, including processing payments and maintaining membership records
  • Assist the chief hikers with the planning and coordination of hiking events, including booking venues, arranging transportation, and coordinating with vendors and suppliers
  • Support the preparation and maintenance of event calendars and schedules
  • Respond to inquiries from members and stakeholders via email, phone, or in-person
  • Perform other administrative tasks as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work independently as well with a team, and to prioritize tasks
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience with managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-driven to achieve goals while requiring limited followup
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Past Experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting or related field
  • Previous experience with project management
  • Knowledge demonstrated interest in tourism would be added advantages
  • Knowledge and interest in hiking and outdoor activities preferred

Download Job Description and Requirement

Interested applicants should send their updated CVs to: not later than Wednesday 14th June 2023, 5pm EAT. Ensure to indicate the position title in the subject line of the email.

Position Title: Digital Content Creator and Moderator – Full Time ( Remote)

Reports to: Head of Communications

Key Roles and responsibilities

  • Social media content calendar: Maintain a calendar that outlines the content that will be posted on MSU’s social media channels, including the type of content (e.g. text, images, videos), the platforms it will be posted on, and the scheduled date and time of posting.
  • Blog posts: Create well-written, informative blog posts about MSU activities, including tips, recommendations, and personal experiences.
  • Hiking trail guides: Prepare detailed guides for popular hiking trails, including information on the trail’s difficulty, length, and elevation gain, as well as recommended gear, trailhead location, and parking information (for self-drive slays).
  • Product reviews: Give reviews of hiking gear and equipment, including pros, cons, and recommendations (for MSU-recommended vendors)
  • Audience Engagement: Responding to audience questions and comments on social media and MSU’s website in a timely and professional manner.
  • Analytics: Regularly monitor and analyzing metrics such as website traffic, social media engagement, and audience feedback to improve the effectiveness of MSU’s digital communications strategy.
  • Influencer outreach: Building relationships with influencers and bloggers in the hiking and outdoor industry to increase MSU’s reach and credibility.
  • Campaigns: Developing and implementing campaigns to promote new slays, products, events, or special offers.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelors degree or above in a related Arts field.
  • 2-3 years of digital content experience in the tourism/hospitality industry
  • Training in digital communication, travel journalism, tourism or hospitality
  • Experience creating content for or managing communication for a tourism/hospitality brand is an added advantage.

Skills and competencies:

  • Content Creation: The ability to create high-quality digital content such as photos, videos, and written content that is engaging, informative, and visually appealing.
  • Social Media Management: Knowledge of social media platforms and the ability to create and manage social media accounts, post content, and engage with followers.
  • Photography and Videography: Proficiency in photography and videography to capture stunning visuals of hikes, landscapes, and other outdoor experiences.
  • Writing and Editing: Excellent writing and editing skills to create engaging and informative blog posts, social media captions, and other written content.
  • SEO and Analytics: Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and analytics tools to track website traffic, engagement rates, and other key metrics.
  • Outdoor Skills: Experience and knowledge of hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities to create content that is accurate, informative, and helpful to hikers.
  • Creativity: The ability to think creatively and come up with new and innovative ideas for digital content that will engage and inspire hikers.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills to work effectively with other members of the hiking club and to engage with followers and potential partners.
  • Time Management: The ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines for content creation and social media management.
  • Collaboration: The ability to collaborate with other team members to create cohesive digital content and to work effectively as part of a team.

Download Job Description and Requirement

Interested applicants should send their updated CVs to: not later than Wednesday 14th June 2023, 5pm EAT. Ensure to indicate the position title in the subject line of the email.

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