No Experience Online Communications Intern Jobs – Women Human Rights Defenders Network Uganda (WHRDN-U)


Job Title:    Online Communications Intern

Organization:  Women Human Rights Defenders
Network Uganda (WHRDN-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Women Human Rights
Defenders Network Uganda (WHRDN-U), is a registered not for profit national
network with a membership of more than 97 women organizations and individuals.
The WHRDN-U, was founded in 2017 by women defenders to promote a feminist
holistic approach integrating a gender perspective, focusing on building
supportive networks and coordination among WHRDs from diverse social movements
and causes in Uganda. Thereby building the capacity for protection of WHRDs,
offering protection and emergency response for WHRDs at risk, and Advocacy for
protection of WHRDs.


Job Summary:  The Online Communications Intern will support
WHRDN-U and should be a technologically knowledgeable, creative and willing to
join a growing organization. The incumbent will gain experience in online
communications at a national feminist organization and take part in promoting
the rights and protection of WHRDs as well as raising the visibility of the
violence and risks WHRDs face.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

lead in online content creation and social media management.

the implementation of our social media strategy, including the development,
curation and timely posting of engaging, thoughtful, and powerful content on
our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Youtube).

incumbent will also contribute to content development for our website. This
will include maintaining and strengthening our web interactions with partners,
donors, members of WHRDN-U, and the broader public.

Jobholder will also help us grow our audience, strengthen our engagement with
them and think through new strategies and next steps.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the communications intern vacancy should be conversant with
social media and online content creation; comfortable with diverse analytic and
aggression platorms; has basic graphic design skills.

interest in women’s rights, promoting gender equality and women empowerment

and able to work dynamically and diligently without direct supervision

interested in learning and recommending new approaches or tech solutions

Age: Below 30 years


NB: This is unpaid
internship. If the intern is based in Kampala, a transport allowance will be


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interest candidates should send their application letters with
detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct
supervisors and addressed to the Executive Director and submitted to OR hand delivery to our physical office;


Women Human Rights
Defenders Network Uganda,

Plot 1789 Old Kira
Road Bukoto,

P.O. Box 5272 Kampala.


Deadline: 23rd November 2020.


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