Communications Lead Non-profit Careers – Women in Technology Uganda (WITU)


Job Title:        Communications Lead

Women in Technology Uganda (WITU)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director
Of Operations


About US:

Women in Technology
Uganda (WITU) is a Ugandan registered non-profit whose mission is to empower
young women and girls to become innovative technologists & entrepreneurs
equally influencing Africa’s economy. We do this through offering tools,
resources and opportunities that allow them to thrive.


Job Summary:  We are looking for a self-motivated and
talented Communications lead to lead our communications department. In this
position, you will be in charge of producing high-quality content that engages
customers and builds brand recognition. Your main duties will also include
creating informative content, press releases, articles, and media opportunities
to share our company’s brand, products, and services. The ideal candidate will
be an excellent communicator, with brilliant presentation and organizational skills.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create informative and interesting press releases, press kits,
    newsletters, and related marketing materials.
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that build
    customer loyalty programs, brand awareness, and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare detailed media activity reports.
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing
  • Work with the marketing department to generate new ideas and
  • Supervise projects to guarantee all content is publication-ready.
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for new products,
    launches, events, and promotions.
  • Lead the marketing and public relations staff.
  • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner.
  • Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos
  • Work with communications team members to conceptualize and implement
    communications strategies and campaigns
  • Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach to achieve
    brand placement in publications
  • Oversee day-to-day management of campaigns and ensure brand
  • Facilitate scaling brand and company awareness through various
    social media channels
  • Work with consultants to create and implement social media
    strategies monthly
  • Ensure brand consistency in copy through tone, voice and terminology
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction between customers
    and the company, and ensure a positive customer service experience
  • Create actionable plans to both grow and maintain followers through
    popular social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest,
    YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Ensure progress on all platforms by using analytical tools such as
    Google Analytics and others


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in communications,
    journalism, public relations or relevant field.
  • Three years of experience in a similar role.
  • Proven experience creating targeted content is advantageous.
  • Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities


How to Apply:

We have a Passion
for progress, you work in an entrepreneurial environment where the sky’s the
limit. You develop new workflows, processes, and project concepts. Change is
certain, we are rarely “done” with improvements. If this is you on any of these
roles, please send a cover letter and CV to


Deadline: 30th September 2020 by 11:59pm


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