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Published: Jan 6, 2022 (11 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Duty Station: Kampala or remotely within Africa

Reports to: Head of Programmes

Supervises: Communications Associat

Qualification / Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Social Sciences, Political Science, Gender, Law, or any other relevant discipline.

• A minimum of 5 years in a similar position of development work, communicating and advocating for the rights of women, girls and gender expansive persons.

• 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 the national, regional and global levels.

• 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 is a plus.

• Ability to manage an interactive website

• Knowledge of digital communications including social media.

• A proven commitment to women’s rights activism and demonstrable experience in gender justice advocacy or human rights broadly;

• 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.

• Competency in other major languages used on the African continued will be an added advantage.

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How to Apply


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 Coordinator” to: [email protected]. The deadline for application is 16th January, 2022.



Responsibilities

Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Duty Station: Kampala or remotely within Africa

Reports to: Head of Programmes

Supervises: Communications Associat

Qualification / Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Social Sciences, Political Science, Gender, Law, or any other relevant discipline.

• A minimum of 5 years in a similar position of development work, communicating and advocating for the rights of women, girls and gender expansive persons.

• 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 the national, regional and global levels.

• 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 is a plus.

• Ability to manage an interactive website

• Knowledge of digital communications including social media.

• A proven commitment to women’s rights activism and demonstrable experience in gender justice advocacy or human rights broadly;

• 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.

• Competency in other major languages used on the African continued will be an added advantage.

FULL JOB DETAILS

How to Apply


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 Coordinator” to: [email protected]. The deadline for application is 16th January, 2022.



  • The Communications Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing strategic communications to increase the reach, influence, and impact of AMwA’s work.

  • The Coordinator ensures that the lived experiences of African women in their diversity are documented and captured in a powerful, engaging, and consistent way, and that their voices are amplified in all critical spaces.

  • They oversee and drive institutional communication for the organization including digital marketing and content creation, pursue visibility for the organization in a manner consistent with feminist values, and strengthen AMwA’s brand and identity as a pan-African feminist organization.

  • The Coordinator also serves as AMwA’s spokesperson when required.


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