Communications Coordinator Job Placement – Living Goods (LG)

Title:              Communications Coordinator
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Government Relations and Advocacy
About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of
underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered
in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own
business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through
large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’
micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their
health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic
medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary: The Communications
Coordinator will join the Government Relations and Advocacy team at LG is
responsible for promoting the visibility of the organisations.  We are growing and now have an exciting new
opportunity for a results driven expert in communications to join our team as
the Communications Coordinator.  The
ideal candidate is an exceptional writer, an ideas generator, influencer,
highly organized and a strong multi-tasker who can thrive in a fast paced
environment.  As the Coordinator, you
will work with internal and external resources to share the stories of our
impact and work of strengthening Community Health systems with audiences across
the globe.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In partnership with the Director of
    Government Relations & Advocacy and Country Leadership, develop and
    implement the country communications strategy.
  • Develop content including compelling
    stories from the field for both local and global circulation. This will
    include blog posts, emails, stakeholder reports, and social media content.
  • Develop tailored communication tools to
    support the efforts of stakeholders across LG, e.g. Advocacy, meetings,
    conference, etc.
  • Organize and coordinate stakeholder
  • Work with the Director of Government
    Relations & Advocacy to budget, monitor and control costs in adherence
    to internal control procedures for communications.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Communications
    Coordinator job should hold a University degree in mass communication or
    related field
  • At least three years of experience in
    developing and implementing communication strategies
  • Previous experience of working with
    stakeholders like MoH, District Leadership and other implementing partners
    at various levels.
  • Exceptional written and verbal
    communications in English.  Expert
    level presentation skills
  • Solid track record of publications
  • Strong project management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy. Conversant in the
    Microsoft Office Suite
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for
How to Apply:
All Ugandan candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the
web link below.
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