Communications Associate job at Akina Mama wa Afrika


Akina Mama wa Afrika

Communications Associate job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 January 2022

Hiring Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika

Job Details:

Job Title: Communications Associate
Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Communications Coordinator

Role Summary:
Always on a quest to tell the story of AMwA and all its constituencies in compelling and creative ways that speak to the organisation’s feminist and Pan-African identity; we are looking to hire a Communications Associate as part of our Communications Department.
The Communications Associate will play a supporting role in fulfilling the communications objectives of each one of our three programmes, namely: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; Economic Justice and Climate Action; and Women’s Political Leadership. The Associate supports and drives institutional communication for the organization including digital marketing and content creation, and pursues visibility for the organization in a manner consistent with feminist values
The Associate will report to the Communications Coordinator; who in turn reports to the Head of Programmes.


Qualification / Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Political Science, Gender, Law, or any other relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 3 years in a similar position of development work, communicating and advocating for the rights of women and girls in their diversity.
• Evidence of thought leadership through writing blogs, papers, opinion pieces, etc, and engagement in panel discussions is strongly desired.
• Demonstrable experience developing and implementing successful communications and
advocacy campaigns at any level.
• Evidence of transdisciplinary knowledge in AMwA’s thematic areas of work; Women’s Political Leadership, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Economic Justice and Climate Action or a demonstration of interest and eagerness to learn.
• Knowledge of digital communications including social media.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior writing skills and public speaking.
• Ability to organize and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.
• Ability to communicate and work effectively in English.
• Great photography and graphic designing skills are a plus.

Application procedure

Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to apply. Young feminists, nonbinary and transgender persons, as well as persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and writing samples via email with the subject line “Communications Associate” to: recruit@akinamamawaafrika.org
The deadline for application is 16th January, 2022.

Date Posted: 2022-01-09

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