Communications Coordinator NGO Jobs – 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. 
Job Summary:  The Communications Coordinator will support
the Head of Advocacy and Communications to develop and implement 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 holder 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 candidate for the Save the Children
    International Communications Coordinator job placement must have 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
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to take good quality
    photographs.
  • Experience of running social media
    channels.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Uganda.
  • Demonstrable evidence of creative
    thinking and a problem-solving approach.
  • Computer literacy and experience with
    design and editing software.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as
    needed.
  • Good understanding of child rights
    issues and the wider socio-political context in Uganda
  • Highly developed interpersonal and
    communication skills
  • Ability to shoot and edit video.
  • Experience of hosting international
    visits and media.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 18th August 2019
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