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Communications Coordinator NGO Job Careers - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Communications Coordinator 
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Communications Coordinator supports the Head of Advocacy and Communications in developing and implementing Save the Children Uganda's overall communications strategy. The role holder will work closely with programme and field teams to identify communication priorities, highlight our programme work, support our advocacy and campaigns, and manage our brand. The role will be expected to initiate creative ideas and produce engaging communications content and messaging for multiple different audiences, both external and internal. It will build and maintain effective relationships with media; help organise events; and strengthen the communications capacity of our staff and partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Communications Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject (e.g. mass communication, social sciences, development studies, education, journalism)
  • Five years of experience in communications and media in an international NGO or similar
  • Proven ability to spot a good story, transform raw information into compelling content, and adapt communication for different audiences
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Ugandan media and communications environment
  • Ability to take good quality photographs and/or shoot and edit video and travel throughout Uganda
  • Demonstrable evidence of creative thinking and a problem-solving approach
  • Computer literacy experience with design and editing software is preferred
  • Good understanding of child rights issues and the wider socio-political context in Uganda
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 18th May 2018

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